| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:51 AM
The world's highest-rated overseas airlines have entered the Chicago market in recent years, including one last week, highlighting economic opportunity for Chicago but also fueling controversy about whether foreign carriers have an unfair advantage over...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 8:44 AM
A U.S. subsidiary of Middle Eastern cargo company Gulftainer has signed a 35-year, $100 million agreement to boost cargo operations with a new terminal at Port Canaveral.
It’s the first U.S. location for Gulftainer, a United Arab Emirates...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:30 AM
A new $100,000 prize for an Arab film in pre-production will be launched during the upcoming Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), financed by the United Arab Emirates' Ministry of the Interior.
The conspicuous prize - Â consisting of enough cash to...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 1:51 PM
WASHINGTON - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will discuss counterterrorism financing during his visit to the Middle East, including the funding network of the group fomenting an insurgency in Iraq, Treasury officials said on Friday.
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Abu Dhabi's twofour54, already picked by Disney to line-produce the United Arab Emirates portion of the "Star Wars: Episode VII" shoot, along with regional content creator Image Nation, are pushing on several fronts to gain Hollywood business and create a...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:30 AM
CANNES -- Abu Dhabi's twofour54 has been picked by Disney to line-produce the United Arab Emirates portion of the "Star Wars: Episode VII" shoot, currently filming in the Emirates, Paul Baker, exec director of twofour54 intaj, revealed Wednesday in...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 11:11 AM
A South Korean company aiming to transform the way Americans experience movies at the multiplex is bringing its "4-D" theater technology to Los Angeles.
Seoul-based CJ Group, the conglomerate that operates Asia's largest theater chain, has signed a deal...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:30 PM
CLAIM TO FAME
Born in Bahrain and raised in Houston and Doha, 27-year-old May El Calamawy is a rarity: an actress fluent in both Arabic and English. She's been making her career in genre films, starting with helmer Tobe Hooper's "Djinn," the first...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Gustavo Dudamel got to conquer another country this week, making his debut in the United Arab Emirates in what was billed as a prelude to the annual Abu Dhabi Festival.
Dudamel led the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela Monday at the Emirates...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The highest court in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday convicted 30 Islamists of establishing an "international branch" of the banned Muslim Brotherhood in the wealthy Persian Gulf federation, a case slammed by rights advocates as politically...
| Dec 31, 2013
The world is rightly worried about Iran's uranium enrichment program. Iran claims this technology is for producing fuel for nuclear power plants, but it could be quickly shifted to making nuclear bomb material. Unfortunately, some in Congress, in their...