| May 14, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Gas can handbags? Arabian Nights? A man-made island? That would be the scene at the unveiling of the 2014/2015 Chanel cruise collection in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday. Guests including Tilda Swinton and Janelle Monae (who also performed)...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:33 PM
The old guy, Father Time, will triumph in the end. He always does. But for the moment Roger Federer is holding serve against him, which in a sport primarily of the young is no small achievement.
Federer has come to terms with reality. "If I can't play...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 10:10 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Roger Federer won a record sixth Dubai Championships -- and 78th career title -- by beating Tomas Berdych, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, in the final on Saturday.
Federer, who maintains a home in Dubai, delighted a packed stadium of fans...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Dave March takes a sip of his coffee and looks through the windshield of his car, idling in the water in Newport Harbor, next to his 65-foot yacht.
"This has been a dream for 10, 15 years," he says, his gaze fixed toward Catalina, off the coast of...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 3:50 AM
Emirates airline will launch its first passenger service from Chicago this summer, according to the airline and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office.
The non-stop, daily service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Dubai will begin...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 7:05 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Venus Williams won her 45th career WTA title at the Dubai Championships in a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Alize Cornet of France in the final at the United Arab Emirates.
The 44th-ranked Williams, playing courtesy of a wild card,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:10 PM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Serena Williams says she asked for a wild card into the Dubai Championships to combat boredom once she believed her back injury was on the mend.
“My back finally started to feel better but it wasn't better in time...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 9:25 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Stephen Gallacher of Scotland shot a final-round 72 on Sunday to become the first player to successfully defend the Dubai Desert Classic title, beating Emiliano Grillo of Argentina by one stroke.
Gallacher fought back...
| Jan 19, 2014
For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Six helmers -- Hend Bakr, Mohamed El-Hadidi, Ahmed Magdy Morsy, Nermeen Salem, Mayye Zayed and Mohamed Zedan -- contribute to "The Mice Room," an intriguing misfire with everyone directing, scripting and producing as a team (there's one editor). Not a...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The Sundance Channel is going to the Middle East and North Africa.
OSN, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region's leading pay-TV network, has inked a deal with AMC/Sundance Channel Global to launch its flagship Sundance Channel HD.