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  • Saudi Prince Puts Support Behind Moving Planned Ground Zero Mosque

    Saudi Prince Puts Support Behind Moving Planned Ground Zero Mosque
    Saudi prince backs moving planned NYC mosque Eds: Adds background, quotes. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A Saudi prince who has aided the imam spearheading a proposed Islamic center near New York's ground zero is appealing for another site not...
  • U.S. Issues Mail Advisory, Hunts For Bombmaker Ibrahim al-Asiri

    U.S. Issues Mail Advisory, Hunts For Bombmaker Ibrahim al-Asiri
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. counterterrorism officials warned local law enforcement and emergency personnel to be on the watch for mail with unusual characteristics that could mean dangerous substances are hidden inside. The FBI and Homeland Security Department...
  • Luxury Hotel Says It Regrets $11 Million Christmas Tree

    Luxury Hotel Says It Regrets $11 Million Christmas Tree
    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- An Abu Dhabi luxury hotel that boasted an $11 million Christmas tree decorated with gold and gems admitted Sunday it may have taken the holiday spirit a bit too far. A statement from the Emirates Palace hotel said it...
  • Saudi BlackBerry Ban Postponed

    Saudi BlackBerry Ban Postponed
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- BlackBerry makers struck a deal Sunday with Saudi Arabia to hold off a ban of the device's communication in the Arab world's largest economy. BlackBerry maker Research in Motion says the plan involves placing a BlackBerry...
  • Gov. Paterson Offers State Help If Developers Of Ground Zero Mosque Seek To Relocate

    Gov. Paterson Offers State Help If Developers Of Ground Zero Mosque Seek To Relocate
    New York Gov. David Paterson offered state help Tuesday if the developers of a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 attacks agree to move the project farther from the site. Paterson, a Democrat, said that he doesn't oppose the project as planned but...
  • T M Fred Texas is first Arabian horse winner at Preakness

    T M Fred Texas is first Arabian horse winner at Preakness
    The jockey had raced an Arabian horse only once before and had never met the trainer before. The trainer, a former jockey himself, has never actually mounted an Arabian. The owner is an 18-year-old Shiek who, according to the trainer, knows very...
  • For a Muslim American in the Middle East, a new kind of prejudice

    As a Muslim from the United States traveling to study in the Middle East, I assumed this would be the end to discrimination and prejudice toward me for being a Muslim, but I soon discovered otherwise. Even in a Muslim country, there were ways in which I...
  • Parents Arrested After Trying to Hide Baby in Carry-on Bag

    Parents Arrested After Trying to Hide Baby in Carry-on Bag
    An Egyptian couple has been charged with putting their child at risk and attempted smuggling after security officers at an airport in the United Arab Emirates found their 5-month-old boy hidden in a small handbag. Police said the baby was discovered by...
  • Parents charged after x-ray reveals baby hidden in carry-on luggage

    Parents charged after x-ray reveals baby hidden in carry-on luggage
    An Egyptian couple has been charged with putting their child at risk and attempted smuggling after security officers at an airport in the United Arab Emiratesfound their 5-month-old boy hidden in a small handbag. Police said the baby was discovered by an...
  • USS Lincoln is first carrier to enter Strait of Hormuz since Iran threat

    USS Lincoln is first carrier to enter Strait of Hormuz since Iran threat
    Flanked by British and French ships, the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier moved through the Strait of Hormuz without incident Sunday despite recent threats from Iran. The U.S. Naval Forces Central Command said in a statement that the Lincoln...
  • Man who sold computers to Iran pleads guilty

    A business owner has pleaded guilty to illegally sending computers to Iran through the United Arab Emirates, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. In addition, in a federal courtroom his business partner also pleaded guilty to obstruction of...