United Arab Emirates


MB Urges Interpol to Turn in Former Regime Officials

Indicating the country's determination to deal with past mistakes as it prepares for a new dispensation, the head of Interpol in Egypt Magdy al-Shafey has confirmed that his administration is

Egypt’s Waning Power

Egyptians are struggling to make ends meet, and Egypt can no longer boast of being the foremost political, economic and cultural country in the Middle East.

Egypt launches first Arabic domain suffix

The computers are filled with eager Internet users at this Cairo-based café. They have their headphones on and are tapping away at the keys with ease and quickness.

Syria’s human rights calls investigation for dead torture victim

Despite Syria's constitution which bans torture, detainees still face torture and sometimes death as investigations reveal.

UAE summons EU ambassadors to brief them on Dubai hotel crime.

The United Arab Emirates summoned European Union (EU) ambassadors to brief them on the assassination of senior Hamas official Mahmoud Al-Mabhouh in Dubai, especially since the killers used European passport

The Digital Dictatorship

It's fashionable to hold up the Internet as the road to democracy and liberty in countries like Iran, but it can also be a very effective tool for quashing freedom.

UAE: NYU’s labor rights provisions break new ground

New York University’s announcement today that it will require all companies to respect the rights of laborers building its campus in the United Arab Emirates is a significant step toward

1st time: Israeli minister at Abu Dhabi renewable energy conference

For the first time ever, an Israeli Minister participated on last week in an official international conference in Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates,

Dubai in the British Media Crosshairs

A significant section of the response to Dubai's financial troubles has been formulaic, drawing on cliché informed by a narrative sustained at quite a remove from Dubai itself.

Egypt issues resolution to stop dealing with 33 Gulf companies

Egypt`s Minister of Manpower and Immigration, Aisha Abdel Hady issued a resolution to stop dealing with 33 companies and establishments in three Gulf countries, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United