United Arab Emirates
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — With her passport back in hand, a Norwegian woman at the center of a Dubai rape claim dispute said Monday that officials dropped her 16-month sentence for having sex […]
LONDON (AP) — A mysterious new respiratory virus that originated in the Middle East spreads easily between people and appears more deadly than SARS, doctors reported Wednesday after investigating the biggest outbreak in Saudi Arabia. […]
JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday the United States and Israel see “exactly the same” threat from Iran, but differ on when it may reach the point of requiring U.S. or […]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A 6.1 magnitude earthquake killed at least 30 and injured 650 people in a sparsely populated area in southern Iran, state TV reported on Tuesday. Authorities said it did not damage a nuclear plant in the region.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – A disappointed American delegation led a Western snub of a U.N. telecommunications treaty after rivals won support for provisions interpreted as endorsing greater government control of the Internet.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) – The United States was re-elected Monday to another three-year term on the U.N. Human Rights Council in the only contested election for the organization’s top human rights body. The U.S. was […]
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) – A hospital official in central England says a 14-year-old Pakistani girl “has a chance of making a good recovery.” The girl (Malala Yousufzai) was flown to England today from Pakistan, where […]
BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) – A teenage Pakistani activist shot in the head by the Taliban arrived in the United Kingdom on Monday for more specialized medical care and to protect her from follow-up attacks threatened […]
Three United Arab Emirates nationals have been arrested after security guards at India’s capital airport found two of the men hiding slender lorises in small pouches in their underwear. The BBC says security guards at […]