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Microsoft’s First Data Center Regions In The Middle East Are Now Generally Available

Microsoft today announced that is first data center regions in the Middle East are now online. The data centers are located in Abu Dhabi and Dubai and will offer local access to the usual suite of services, including Azure’s cloud computing...
Related topics: Microsoft (MSFT), United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi

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Here's How This Founder Convinced Silicon Valley Heavyweights Paul Graham And Peter Thiel To Invest...

On Tuesday, Dubai-based Tenderd announced it raised $5.8 million in seed funding from some of the biggest names in tech investing, including Y Combinator cofounder Paul Graham and Founders Fund founder Peter Thiel. Tenderd, a heavy equipment rental...
Related topics: Silicon Valley, Startup, United Arab Emirates

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Crew Of Norwegian-owned Oil Tanker Arrives In Dubai After 'hostile Attack'

The 10-member crew of Front Altair reached Dubai two days after explosions rocked two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Backed by video evidence, the U.S. is blaming Iran.(Image credit: Jon Gambrell/AP)
Related topics: United Arab Emirates, World Videos, Iran

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Dubai’s Supercar Scrapyard: Luxury Vehicles Left In The Dust After Owners Default On Loans

Dubai’s supercar scrapyard is home to thousands of luxury vehicles that have been left in the dust after being abandoned by their owners in the desert. Some of the most expensive cars in the world, including Bentleys, Rolls Royces, Ferraris...
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Tankers Struck In Strait Of Hormuz; U.s. Blames Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates—The U.S. blamed Iran for suspected attacks on two oil tankers Thursday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, denouncing what it called a campaign of “escalating tensions” in a region crucial to global...
Related topics: Iran, United Arab Emirates

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A Look At The Muslim Fasting Month Of Ramadan

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Many Muslims around the world began fasting Monday to mark the start of the holy month of Ramadan.Read more...
Related topics: Ramadan, United Arab Emirates

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How To Spend A Day In Dubai For Less Than $100

We break down a typical tourist's day in Dubai by cost, based on popular hotels, restaurants, and activities like a free walk around the Gold Souk.
Related topics: United Arab Emirates, Gold

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Us, Chinese Tech Firms Clash In Bid To Win Uae Facial Recognition Market: Report

A number of tech companies, including the US-banned Huawei and top-tanking IBM, have reportedly referred to the Emirates as the most promising market for the facial recognition technologies that they manufacture, with the Dubai police arguing that...
Related topics: Huawei, IBM (IBM), United Arab Emirates, Police

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Dubai Group ‘agree Terms’ For Newcastle Takeover

London (AFP) – Representatives of Dubai-based Sheikh Khaled Bin Zayed Al Nahyan said Monday they had “agreed terms” with Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley, moving closer to completing a deal to buy the Premier League club. A...
Related topics: United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, London

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Ahead Of Women’s World Cup, Female Fans Struggle In Middle East

Dubai (AFP) – Two weeks ahead of a potentially game-changing women’s World Cup, football remains completely male-dominated in large parts of the Middle East and North Africa, where female fans are still battling for a level playing...
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What Will Save Crypto?

Sulaiman al-Fahim Contributor Sulaiman al-Fahim is an international businessman based in Dubai with focuses on property management/real estate, cryptocurrency, and philanthropy. His company, Sulaiman Al-Fahim Holdings, is a...
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Bomb-laden Drone From Yemeni Rebels Targets Saudi Airport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Yemen’s Iranian-allied Houthi rebels attack a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by the kingdom as Middle East tensions remain high between Tehran and Washington....
Related topics: Drones, Airports, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Yemen, Military, Iran, Tehran

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Omani Foreign Minister Makes Trip To Tehran As Regional Tensions Flare

DUBAI (Sputnik) – Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi visited Tehran on Monday to meet his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, amid the escalation of tensions in the Middle East region, the country’s Foreign Ministry said.
Related topics: Iran, Tehran, United Arab Emirates

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Faa Warns Commercial Flights About Flying Over Persian Gulf

From Associated Press: DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being targeted by “miscalculation or misidentification” from the Iranian military amid heightened tensions between the...
Related topics: United Arab Emirates, Military

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President Trump Warns Iran Not To Threaten U.s. Or It Will Face Its ‘official End’

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it’ll face its “official end,” shortly after a rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad...
Related topics: Donald Trump, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Iraq, Baghdad

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Mideast Tensions Escalate, Rocket Explodes In Baghdad Green Zone

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates—Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself against Iran, a top Saudi diplomat said Sunday after the kingdom’s energy sector was targeted this past week amid heightened tensions in...
Related topics: Iraq, Baghdad, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Iran

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Exxon Evacuates All Foreign Staff From Iraqi Oilfield On Security Concerns

At the end of a week that's witnessed a dangerous US military build-up in the Persian Gulf amid anti-Iran war rhetoric, Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq's West Qurna 1 oilfield, flying them to Dubai until "the situation...
Related topics: Exxon Mobil Corporation, Military, Iran, Iraq, United Arab Emirates

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Small Plane Crashes Near Dubai Airport, Killing Four People

Dubai Airport (DXB) in the United Arab Emirates, one of the world’s busiest, has suspended all arrivals and departures due to a small plane crash, the Dubai Media Office reported.
Related topics: United Arab Emirates, Airports

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Saudi Arabia Says Its Oil Infrastructure Attacked By Drones

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Araba said drones attacked one of its oil pipelines as other assaults targeted energy infrastructure elsewhere in the kingdom on Tuesday, shortly after Yemen’s rebels claimed a co-ordinated drone attack on...
Related topics: Saudi Arabia, Drones, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Yemen

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Dubai Court Rejects Appeal For Harsher Sentencing Of Bitcoin Scam Trio

Prosecutors seeking a harsher sentence for a group of Bitcoin scammers have seen their hopes slashed after a court rejected their claim. As previously reported by Hard Fork, the group of men scammed Chinese businessmen out of approximately $250,000...
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