Tag archive for ‘United Arab Emirates’
By The Dispatch On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Australia Listeriosis outbreak linked to cantaloupe: Seven deaths reported

In an update on the Listeriosis outbreak in Australia linked to the consumption of rockmelons (cantaloupe) from a single grower, health officials report that since mid-January 2018, 20 outbreak cases (19 confirmed More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 26th, 2017

Eight UAE Princesses convicted in human trafficking sting linked to Belgium hotel

Eight Emirati princesses were convicted of human trafficking by a Belgian court on Friday and were given suspended jail terms and fines in a case stemming from their treatment of servants at a Brussels luxury hotel More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 6th, 2017

Liberty Counsel asks ‘Where is the outrage on travel bans against Jews’

The executive order signed by President Trump last week, which temporarily halts for 90 days nationals of seven countries from entering the United States, has generated an uproar by some. Yet, why are the same people More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 16th, 2015

Obama follows Paris terrorist attack by releasing 5 from Gitmo, including bin Laden bodyguard

Five men who have been held for more than 13 years at the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been released and sent to the United Arab Emirates, the Pentagon said Sunday, just days after Friday’s ISIS More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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‘Furious 7’ get a new featurette as Vin Diesel poses with ‘Fast & Furious 777’ airplane

Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges and Jordana Brewster return to form a furious team of seven family members united in purpose. Fans can check More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Saudi Arabia nears deal with Israel for airstrike on Iranian nuclear program

The Saudis have expressed their willingness to cooperate with Israel against Iran, including use of Saudi air space by the IDF for a possible air strike, according to a report by Channel 2. According to the report, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Local Currency Mistakes More Common than You Think

More people are confused about the currencies in countries which are geographically close to each other than one might first imagine, according to a new survey. The team at www.sunshine.co.uk asked no fewer than More...

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 On Friday, February 7th, 2014

MERS-CoV: New case confirmed in Abu Dhabi resident, brings global total to 182

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reported a laboratory confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in a Abu Dhabi man, according to a WHO update today. United Arab Emirates More...

By Robert On Friday, January 3rd, 2014

Dubai healthcare worker is 177th MERS coronavirus case reported to the WHO

On Tuesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) was informed of a new laboratory confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in United Arab Emirates, according to a Disease Outbreak More...

By Robert On Saturday, December 21st, 2013

New MERS coronavirus cases reported from Saudi Arabia, UAE

At least five new  Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been reported out of the Middle East–Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, according to reports. The Saudi Arabia Ministry More...

By Robert On Monday, December 2nd, 2013

WHO tweets of MERS Coronavirus cluster in Abu Dhabi family

Although it hasn’t been officially reported by the World Health Organization (WHO) in their Disease Outbreak News as of this writing, the United Nations health agency and their chief public relations spokesperson More...

By Robert On Thursday, July 18th, 2013

Six additional MERS cases reported from UAE and Saudi Arabia

The World Health Organization (WHO) has been notified of an additional six confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), four from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and two from Saudi More...

By Robert 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 Robert On Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

France confirms first case of novel coronavirus

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in France has informed the World Health Organization (WHO)  of one confirmed, and the first case with infection of the novel coronavirus (NCoV) on May 8. According to the More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Saudi Arabia revealed to be top German arms trade partner

German weapons exports to Persian Gulf states more than doubled between 2011 and 2012, with Saudi Arabia by far the biggest buyer, according to information published in Friday’sSüddeutsche Zeitung newspaper. Image/CIA The 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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