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By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 17th, 2014

UAE lists CAIR, Muslim American Society as terrorist groups with ISIS, Al Qaeda

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Muslim American Society are each registering their outrage over reportedly being designated terrorist organizations by the United Arab Emirates. Michael More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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6 Buildings That Defy the Rules of Architecture

When it comes down to it, most buildings look alike. There are a few, however, that defy the rules of architecture. Here are 6 of the weirdest buildings from modern architects. Guggenheim Museum Bilbado, Spain photo More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Filipino nurse tests negative for MERS coronavirus: RITM

In a follow up to a report last week concerning a Filipino nurse working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and was exposed to an overseas worker who died from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Malacanang: Philippine government issues MERS advisory

In response to recent events concerning overseas workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) contracting the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus (MERS-CoV), the Presidential Palace, or Malacanang issued More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

MERS coronavirus makes first appearance in Asia: Malaysia, Philippines report MERS-CoV cases

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has been confirmed for the first time in Asia as the Malaysian Ministry of Health reports a confirmed death in a man from Batu Pahat, Johor. Image/Maureen More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Six Filipino paramedics contract MERS-CoV working in UAE, one dies

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Interior has reported a cluster of six cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in six Filipino paramedics that were working for the Al Ain Rescue More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Abu Dhabi man becomes the 87th MERS fatality

The National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has confirmed an additional  laboratory-confirmed case of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and notified the World More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Islamic cleric Yusuf Qaradawi attacks UAE for jailing ‘hardliners,’ Qatari ambassador to denounce cleric’s remarks

The UAE summoned the Qatari ambassador on Sunday to protest against remarks made by a Muslim Brotherhood cleric who slammed the Emirates for jailing hardliners, the Foreign Ministry said. Yusuf Al Qardawi at the More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 13th, 2013

UAE reports a MERS coronavirus infection, brings global total to 82 cases

In a World Health Organization (WHO) update today, the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reported a laboratory-confirmed case of infection with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

New Muslim Master Card has embedded compass to point to Mecca

A compass pointing the way to Mecca is embedded in a new MasterCard aimed at Muslims. Gulf state-owned bank Al Hillal in the United Arab Emirates is issuing the new bank card which complies with Islamic laws banning More...

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