United Arab Emirates

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), Abu Dhabi, Dubai

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Bella Hadid Apologizes After Fans Say She Disrespected Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

Bella Hadid faced backlash after posting an Instagram of the sole of her foot facing three planes, including a Saudi plane and a UAE plane that featured each country's flag.       
Related topics: Saudi Arabia, Instagram

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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, Dubai

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What Does The Trump Administration Want From Iran?

It was the latest in a series of assaults on tankers transporting oil through the Gulf. In May, Saudi, Norwegian and Emirati oil tankers were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, causing damage but no casualties. The attacks have gone...
Related topics: Iran

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The Latest: Damaged Oil Tanker Arrives Off Uae Coast

The Norwegian-owned oil tanker Front Altair, which caught fire after being apparently attacked last week in the Gulf of Oman, has arrived off the coast of the United Arab Emirates
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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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United Arab Emirates Diplomat Says Evidence Shows Tanker Attacks Were ‘state-sponsored’

NICOSIA, Cyprus — The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin...
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Us Says Iran Took Mine Off Tanker; Iran Denies Involvement

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military on Friday released a video it said shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz, suggesting the Islamic...
Related topics: Iran, Dubai, Military, World Videos

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Us Sells Arms To Saudis To Prevent Russia, China From Filling Void - Shanahan

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States is committed to providing Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with arms as part of an effort to prevent China or Russia from filling the gap, US Acting Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan told...
Related topics: Russia, China, Saudi Arabia

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Here's The Pitch Deck Careem Used To Secure Its First Round Of Venture Capital, Which Led Its First...

Uber in March announced plans to acquire Careem, a Dubai-based ride-hailing service operating in 14 Middle Eastern countries, in a $3.1 billion deal. Six years earlier, Careem's co-founders Mudassir Sheikha and Magnus Olsson raised $12.3 million in...
Related topics: Dubai

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Senators Aim To Block Trump's $8 Billion Arm Sales To Saudi Arabia, Uae, Jordan

The Trump administration approved arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan without congressional approval. There is bipartisan opposition to the deals and efforts to reverse it.
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Preliminary Probe Into Uae Tanker Attack Blames A "state Actor", But Doesn't Mention Iran

A preliminary probe has concluded that a "state actor" was likely behind the sabotaging of four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in May, according to RT. This comes after the United States put the blame "squarely" on...
Related topics: Iran

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Senators Will Try To Block Trump’s Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

A bipartisan group of senators will try to block the Trump administration’s use of emergency authority to sell arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, setting up a possible showdown with the White House.The resolutions of disapproval...
Related topics: Saudi Arabia, White House

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Witness In Mueller Inquiry Is Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

The witness, George Nader, acted as an informal adviser to the United Arab Emirates’ de facto leader and helped steer White House policy on behalf of his patron.
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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, Dubai

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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.
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Saudi King Salman Calls At Summit For Int’l Condemnation Of Iranian “terrorism”

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – The emergency summit of the Arab league just held in Mecca had as it purpose to shore up pan-Arab support for Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in their war on Yemen, in their conflict with Iran, and in...
Related topics: Saudi Arabia, Terrorism, Yemen, Iran

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What Former Officials On The National Security Council Really Think Of John Bolton

President Donald Trump had just said he did not want to go to war with Iran. Yet there was National Security Adviser John Bolton on Wednesday, ratcheting up his campaign against Iran during a trip to the United Arab Emirates. It seemed to be a...
Related topics: Donald Trump, Iran

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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), Dubai, Police

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Diplomatic Ballet Precedes Arab, Gulf And Islamic Summits

Iran's deputy foreign minister, Abbas Arakji, wound up a three-nation Gulf visit to Oman, Kuwait and Qatar just as U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton began a diplomatic visit to the United Arab Emirates. The diplomatic ballet comes just...
Related topics: Iran, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar

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