| Oct 28, 2010
| 10:17 AM
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...
| Nov 1, 2010
| 1:58 PM
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...
| Dec 19, 2010
| 7:51 AM
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...
| Aug 8, 2010
| 10:03 AM
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...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:22 PM
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...
| May 19, 2012
| 2:12 PM
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...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 8:42 AM
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...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:28 AM
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...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 9:58 AM
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...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:33 AM
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...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:40 PM
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...