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From drinking wine on a plane, to calling someone a ‘horse’ on Facebook: Here are 5 times Westerners got in trouble with Dubai’s str...
Dubai attracts millions of tourists and expats as a supposed haven of liberal Western values in the Middle East, but its laws can be incredibly harsh.
Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister said on Monday that two oil tankers had been targeted in a "sabotage attack" off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.
A woman woke up from a coma 27 years after a horrifying car crash where she almost died shielding her 4-year-old son
Munira Abdulla was in a car with her son Omar when it crashed in 1991. Omar escaped with bruises, but she entered a coma that lasted 27 years.
British student accused of spying in UAE says he was drugged, forced to sign a false confession, and bribed to betray his country
Matthew Hedges denies working for MI6 but says he eventually gave the confession the UAE demanded after he was repeatedly interrogated and threatened.
Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum escaped Dubai in disguise and fled to India before commandos seized her, and she hasn't been seen since, reports say.
The UAE pardoned a British student sentenced to life in prison after showing a purported confession video where he says he works for MI6
Matthew Hedges was sentenced to life in prison on spying charges at a five-minute trial on Wednesday, sparking a diplomatic crisis.
The wife of a man imprisoned in the UAE says he wasn’t even allowed to look at her as he was sentenced to life in a 5-minute hearing
Matthew Hedges is accused of spying by the United Arab Emirates. The British government says there is no evidence and that there will be diplomatic consequences.
An engineering firm wants to tow icebergs thousands of miles from Antarctica to quench the driest areas of the world — and it’s starting w...
A Dubai-based engineering firm wants to tow icebergs from Antarctica to Dubai in order to provide the city with a reserve of fresh drinking water. The firm is eyeing icebergs that are between 2,000 and 7,000 feet long, and weigh around 100 million tons.
The UAE boat hit by Houthis off Yemen was reportedly a landing craft, but we don’t know what happened to it
The UAE ship struck by Houthi missiles early Wednesday was a landing craft utility, a knowledgeable source told Business Insider, adding that the missiles were believed to be made by China or Iran.