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United Arab Emirates

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  • 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...
  • USS Sanctuary leaves harbor to be recycled

    The former Navy hospital ship USS Sanctuary, which served in the aftermath of World War II and in Vietnam, has been sold and is now under tow from Baltimore to Brownsville, Texas, for recycling. The move marks the end of a 22-year residence in...
  • NY Times Reports: Holland Native Hired to Build Battalion Operation in Middle East

    NY Times Reports:  Holland Native Hired to Build Battalion Operation in Middle East
    The New York Time is reporting that Erik Prince, Holland Native and Blackwater founder, has been hired to build a battalion operation in the Middle East. Prince was hired by Abu Dhabi to build the 800-member battalion of non-Muslim foreign troops for...
  • Bloomberg joins Johns Hopkins in dedicating new hospital

    Bloomberg joins Johns Hopkins in dedicating new hospital
    Michael Bloomberg's first donation to Johns Hopkins was $5, which he gave the year after he graduated in 1964 from the university with an engineering degree. The New York mayor now ranks as Hopkins' largest contributor, and possibly the largest donor...
  • American Navy ship fires at boat in Persian Gulf; one dead

    American Navy ship fires at boat in Persian Gulf; one dead
    A U.S. military supply ship fired at a small boat in the Persian Gulf on Monday after it came too close, killing one person onboard and wounding three, Defense Department officials said. The USNS Rappahannock, a fuel resupply ship, fired on what two U.S....
  • DEVELOPING: U.S. military ship fires on boat in Persian Gulf

    DEVELOPING: U.S. military ship fires on boat in Persian Gulf
    A U.S. military supply ship fired Monday at a small boat in the Persian Gulf after it came too close, killing one person on board and wounding three, Defense Department officials said. The USNS Rappahannock, a fuel resupply ship, fired on what two U.S....
  • Maryland needs a new plan for economic development

    Maryland's economy is headed in the wrong direction. While the unemployment rate here is better than the national average, it remains high at 6.9 percent. What's more, Maryland actually lost 11,000 jobs in the month of June, the third highest loss in...