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Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

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  • Chubby Dubai citizens worth their (lost) weight in gold

    The flowing robes and abayas shrouding the people of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates can’t hide the truth of a federation-wide weight problem. So the city of Dubai, famous for its opulent shopping centers and towering skyscrapers in the desert,...
  • Norwegian who reported rape in Dubai 'pardoned' but laws still target victims

    A Norwegian interior designer who said she was raped by a Sudanese colleague during a business trip to the United Arab Emirates city of Dubai earlier this year has been “pardoned” from her conviction and 16-month sentence for extramarital sex,...
  • Qumra Doha Film Fest Sets Dates, Beefs Up Team

    The Doha Film Institute has set March 19-26, 2014, as the dates for the inaugural edition of the Qumra Doha Film Festival which will focus on first and second-time directors from around the world. The reconceived eight-day fest, which will see emerging...
  • Emmett/Furla Films Turns 15

    Randall Emmett and George Furla have come a long way since they met rather inauspiciously 15 years ago. Emmett (above, right) had worked for Jerry Bruckheimer, ICM and Mark Wahlberg. At that point he was on his own, looking to get financing for "Speedway...
  • Mercy, Middle East style

     
    DUBAI, July 22 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates has pardoned a Norwegian woman who was sentenced to jail for illicit sex after she reported being raped by a colleague while on a visit to Dubai, the Norwegian foreign minister......
  • Promoter: Deal for Amir Khan-Devon Alexander on Dec. 7

    Promoter: Deal for Amir Khan-Devon Alexander on Dec. 7
    The promoter for Amir Khan and Devon Alexander said Monday the two have agreed to a welterweight fight Dec. 7, with the venue to be determined. Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions said he is awaiting word from officials in Dubai to see whether...
  • Arab Film Fests: The Big Three Work to Boost Regional Biz

    The Arab world's film festival landscape is undergoing changes, partly due to the disruptive impact of post-Arab Spring turmoil in such countries as Egypt but mostly prompted by a concerted effort across the Gulf region to ensure that sprocket operas...
  • Syria, Egypt strife sparks surge in cyber attacks: McAfee

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Syria's civil war and political strife in Egypt have thrown up new battlegrounds on the Web and driven a surge in cyber attacks in the Middle East, according to a leading Internet security company. More than half of incidents in the...
  • One final run for Animal Kingdom

    Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner Animal Kingdom will try to follow in Frankel's hallowed hoof-prints on the opening day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday. Frankel enjoyed an imperious 11-length triumph in the Queen Anne Stakes last year on his way to...
  • Animal Kingdom doesn't place at Royal Ascot in Queen Anne Stakes

    Animal Kingdom doesn't place at Royal Ascot in Queen Anne Stakes
    Animal Kingdom's bid to add a Royal Ascot victory to his Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup successes ended in disappointment when he finished unplaced in the Queen Anne Stakes on Tuesday. Animal Kingdom, the 2011 Kentucky Derby winner and the first Run...
  • From Legos, towers rise

    From Legos, towers rise
    When the Norton Museum of Art tasked Lego man Dan Parker with re-creating the world's best skyscrapers for its new exhibit, the artist made 1 World Trade Center the tallest of them all. Standing 9 feet 2 inches tall from base to antenna, Parker's Lego-...