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An ad for ToTok on Huawei's app gallery.

Google quietly reinstated ToTok, a messaging app accused of being a spying tool for the UAE government

The New York Times published a report claiming that ToTok, a UAE-based messaging and voice call app, was a spying tool for the Emirati government.

This building in Dubai is the largest 3D-printed structure in the world — and it took just 3 workers and a printer to build it

Already home to the tallest building in the world, Dubai can now claim the largest 3D printed building, which will be used as a government office.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, prime minister of the UAE (L) and Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, foreign minister of the UAE (R.)

2019 was supposed to be a landmark ‘Year of Tolerance’ in the UAE. It didn’t turn out that way.

The UAE cracked down on dissidents, did nothing to counter the oppression of Muslims in Kashmir and Xinjiang, and saw the wife of its leader flee.
Me in the women-only carriage of the Dubai Metro, and the view from the front of the carriage, where there isn't a driver.

I rode the women-only subway car in Dubai, and while it has some plus points it’s not something I’d want to see everywhere

Dubai's metro has a women and children carriage where men can be fined for entering — though the rule doesn't seem that strictly enforced.
Me in the women-only carriage of the Dubai Metro, and the view from the front of the carriage, where there isn't a driver.

I rode the women-only subway car in Dubai, and while it has some plus points it’s not something I’d want to see everywhere

Dubai's metro has a women and children carriage where men can be fined for entering — though the rule doesn't seem that strictly enforced.
An ad for ToTok on Huawei's app gallery.

Google and Apple have booted messaging app ToTok, which was downloaded millions of times and reportedly a UAE spy tool

Google said ToTok had violated its policies, while Apple says it is still investigating the app.
An Emirates Airbus A380-800 at the 2013 Dubai Air Show.

The aviation industry’s biggest players are gathering in Dubai to strike deals and show off tech like the world’s biggest passenger plane ...

Major players like Airbus and Boeing will display their jets at the Dubai Air Show alongside other plane makers and defense companies.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the tech giant's headquarters in 2016.

Facebook just took down hundreds of accounts connected to the Saudi Arabian government, which were being used to spread propaganda

Facebook said it suspended more than 350 different accounts and pages, which had 1.4 million followers, that were connected to the Saudi government.

Bella Hadid apologized for Instagram story that insulted parts of the Arab community

An Instagram story posted by Palestinian-American model Bella Hadid on Sunday sparked controversy over a perceived offense to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
The Wing in Soho, Manhattan.

Women’s club The Wing has condemned the government of Saudi Arabia, whose money helped fund its expansion

The Wing, a network of private clubs aimed at women, criticized the government of Saudi Arabia in a statement to INSIDER.