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Rihanna asked to leave UAE mosque over photo shoot
Rihanna asked to leave UAE mosque over photo shoot
Overseers of Abu Dhabi's Grand Mosque said they asked pop star Rihanna to leave the compound after she posed for photographs considered to be...
Bail for SA doctor facing manslaughter charge in Abu Dhabi
Bail for SA doctor facing manslaughter charge in Abu Dhabi
On the fifth attempt by his lawyers to get him released, the frail and retired Karabus was finally granted bail on Thursday.
Woods rejects Pines for Abu Dhabi green
Woods rejects Pines for Abu Dhabi green
His price is down, but his hopes are up. Tiger Woods, attracted by a $1.5-million appearance fee (significantly reduced from what he demanded in...
Branson sells Virgin Racing shares to Russians
Branson sells Virgin Racing shares to Russians
Virgin Racing has sold a major shareholding in the team to a Russian sportscar maker, Marussia Motors, Virgin boss Richard Branson revealed...
Abu Dhabi lures tourists with world's first Ferrari park
Abu Dhabi lures tourists with world's first Ferrari park
A year after its first Formula One race, Abu Dhabi hopes to lure even more tourists with "Ferrari World", a grandiose theme park that is the first...
Oil's well in Abu Dhabi
Oil's well in Abu Dhabi
There is a saying among the Bedouin people, so I heard long ago, that it is possible to sustain yourself through a three-day desert journey with a...
The Persian Gulf's new bling kings
The Persian Gulf's new bling kings
Even by the standards of the bling-obsessed United Arab Emirates, the Bugatti parked outside one of the federation's many five-star hotels was...
Abu Dhabi vies for spot on tourism map
Abu Dhabi vies for spot on tourism map
Abu Dhabi, looking to tap into the thriving tourism market in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), plans to offer a cultural bonanza rather than follow...
Opec's big guns keep options open on oil increase
Opec's big guns keep options open on oil increase
The biggest Persian Gulf producers of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) are leaving open the option of an oil-supply...
Saudi Arabia: It's 'premature' to speak about oil-output hike
Saudi Arabia: It's 'premature' to speak about oil-output hike
Ali al-Nuaimi, the Oil Minister of Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) kingpin Saudi Arabia, said on Monday that it was...
UAE to hold first elections
UAE to hold first elections
United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayan announced on Thursday that the oil-rich Gulf state is to hold its first...
Bush visits US Fifth Fleet amid Iran tensions
Bush visits US Fifth Fleet amid Iran tensions
President George Bush visited the United States navy's Fifth Fleet on Sunday amid new tensions with Iran over an incident in which the United...

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