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  • new storyUnited Arab Emirates says 45 of its troops killed in Yemen 
    Updated: Sep-04-15 4:07 pm

    SANAA, Yemen - Forty-five troops from the United Arab Emirates were killed in Yemen while taking part in Saudi-led operations against Shiite rebels, the Gulf nation said Friday, in the deadliest day for its military in its 44-year history.

  • McIlroy says schedule more about mental than physical 
    Updated: Sep-03-15 4:37 pm

    NORTON, Massachusetts - The European Tour went to great lengths to explain why Rory McIlroy is being allowed to compete in the season-ending Race to Dubai even though he won't reach the minimum 13 events when it ends with the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai.

  • European Tour makes exception for McIlroy's injury 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 8:59 am

    VIRGINIA WATER, England - Rory McIlroy will be able to compete in the Race to Dubai even though he will fall short of the minimum 13 tournaments required by the European Tour.

  • Flights start between Orlando and Dubai 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 9:11 am

    ORLANDO, Florida - Orlando tourism officials say the start of flights between Orlando International Airport and Dubai should tap new markets of tourists in the Middle East and Asia.

  • Flights start between Orlando and Dubai 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 3:04 am

    ORLANDO, Florida - Orlando tourism officials say the start of flights between Orlando International Airport and Dubai should tap new markets of tourists in the Middle East and Asia.

  • Port operator DP World half-yearly profits up 22 percent 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 10:34 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai-based international port operator DP World says its net profits for the first half of the year reached $405 million, up 22 percent compared to the same period last year.

  • Saudi records 15 MERS virus deaths in a week 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 8:58 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry says 15 more people have died after contracting the Middle East respiratory syndrome, known as MERS, in the last seven days amid a surge in contractions in the capital, Riyadh.

  • UAE army frees British hostage as al-Qaida expands in Yemen story has photos
    Updated: Aug-23-15 11:49 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The United Arab Emirates said Sunday that its military freed a British hostage who was kidnapped 18 months ago by al-Qaida in Yemen, which has expanded its reach amid fighting between Shiite rebels and their opponents.

  • Dubai, Saudi markets lose 7 percent after oil price dip 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 11:02 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Stock markets in Saudi Arabia and Dubai closed around 7 percent lower on Sunday on the back of a further slide in oil prices.

  • India's premier in rousing speech says UAE to invest $75b 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 4:34 pm

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - India's prime minister gave a rousing speech to tens of thousands of Indian expatriates in Dubai on Monday, telling them leaders in the United Arab Emirates have promised to invest $75 billion in India and back its bid for a permanent seat at the United Nations Security Council.

  • Emirates' Dubai to Panama City route to be world's longest 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 5:28 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The Middle East's biggest airline will soon be operating the world's longest commercial flight.

  • Viral video sparks concern in Saudi over harassment of women 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 2:29 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - In a minute-long video uploaded to YouTube last month, two young Saudi women walk along the waterfront promenade in the kingdom's Red Sea city of Jiddah as a group of young men jeer and follow them until the women become visibly agitated.