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UK art teacher wins $1M teaching prize for inner city work

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HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-03-18 17:23:41

Qatar asks U.S. to investigate UAE bank for 'financial warfare'

Qatar has asked U.S. regulators to investigate the US subsidiary of the largest bank in the United Arab Emirates, accusing it of "bogus" foreign exchange deals designed to harm its economy as part of a blockade by Gulf neighbors. The Central Bank of Qatar's law firm has written a letter to the U.S.

JERUSALEM POST - 2018-03-18 14:59:00

Abu Dhabi signs $1.45B offshore deal with Total

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The state oil company of the energy-rich capital of the United Arab Emirates says it has signed a deal worth $1.45 billion with French oil giant Total SA granting it stakes in offshore fields. The Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. made the announcement in a statement Sunday. I

WASHINGTON POST - 2018-03-18 12:18:00

United Arab Emirates shares lower at close of trade; DFM General down 0.14%

Reuters. United Arab Emirates shares lower at close of trade; DFM General down 0.14% Investing.com - United Arab Emirates equities were lower at the close on Sunday, as losses in the Telecoms, Banking and Services sectors propelled shares lower. At the close in Dubai, the DFM General lost 0.14%, wh

INVESTING.COM - 2018-03-18 11:32:02

Charlize Theron says teachers arming themselves is an 'outrageous' solution to gun violence

Charlize Theron speaks at Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, March 17, 2018. (AP) Actress Charlize Theron called the idea of U.S. teachers arming themselves as a gun violence solution following recent school shootings "so outrageous." While speaking at the

FOXNEWS - 2018-03-17 13:51:04

Theron calls idea of arming US teachers 'so outrageous'

Actors who've played the same character The Associated Press Actress Charlize Theron speaks at an event at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Theron said Saturday that the idea of arming teachers after recent U.S. school shootings or other

MSN.COM - 2018-03-17 12:26:46

DSW designer shoe warehouse continues international expansion

DSW (NYSE:DSW) announced the opening of its newest international store, located at the Dalma Mall in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. "We are excited to bring DSW's broad and exciting footwear assortment to the United Arab Emirates and especially to a city as diverse and energetic as Abu Dhabi," sai


Formula 1: Recapping the past week's news

With the FIA Formula 1 World Championship a week away from opening its 2018 season at the Australian Grand Prix, news from F1 this past week quieted down somewhat, as teams regroup following two weeks of pre-season testing at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya. However, a few F1 items were in the ne


DP World profits reach $1.2 billion as port operator expands

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Global port operator DP World said Thursday its profits rose by 7 percent to nearly $1.2 billion in 2017 as the company expands internationally, including in East Africa where a legal row has erupted after Djibouti last month seized a container terminal run by the


Tillerson exit shakes up Mideast

Credit: AP/Azeez Akunleyen U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listens to a question during a media conference at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday March 12, 2018. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's firing is reverberating across a Middle East


South Korea's Moon to Visit Vietnam, UAE Next Week

SEOUL - South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates next week as part of efforts to deepen bilateral ties, Moon's office said on Thursday. The office said Moon is scheduled to land in Hanoi on March 22 for a three-day stay, during which he will meet Vietnamese


Did United Arab Emirates lobbying instigate Tillerson's sacking?

Middle East Monitor | - - US President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, one week after the BBC obtained emails revealing efforts by the UAE to have him sacked at "a politically convenient time." Was this an unlikely coincidence? Should Americans not wake up to the power of l


First NK, Now the Middle East? Israeli, Arab Leaders Show up at White House for Huge Talks

While the mainstream media fretted over the departure of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and continued to speculate about supposed Russian collusion and former porn stars, something rather historical happened at the White House on Tuesday. According to Axios, that historical occurrence was a White


Israel sits alongside Arab states at White House Gaza summit

A White House "brainstorming session" to be held Tuesday on alleviating the acute humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip will see Israeli officials sit alongside those from key Arab states including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Gaza is home to roughly 1.8 million Palestinians with sp


Qatar, UAE extend oil field concession to Japan amid crisis

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Qatar and the United Arab Emirates each extended a concession to an offshore oil field they share to a Japanese consortium on Tuesday despite a diplomatic crisis between the two of them tearing at the region. But even what should have been a routine transaction for


Five Things Abu Dhabi Visitors Need To Know Before Going There

Abu Dhabi, a glittering desert metropolis, is the capital of the United Arab Emirates. This large land mass holds almost 10% of the world’s known oil supply, and is the richest of all the Emirates. If you have planned a vacation here, congrats! It is definitely a place to be visited during your life


Islamic State car bomb kills 3 in Yemen's Aden

SANAA, Yemen - A car bomb went off on Tuesday outside a supply post belonging to a Yemeni security force backed by the United Arab Emirates in the southern port city of Aden, killing at least three people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. The attack wounded 35 others, including two ch


Mosul to rebuild ancient mosque supported by the United Arab Emirates

“This is the heart of Mosul,” tweets Ali Y. Al-Baroodi. “From Najafi to Sarichkhana to Farooq streets, I biked with hope as removing the rubble is still [going] on. Seeing it like that gives a variety of mixed feelings. These were the most congested hubs of our city.” Al-Baroodi is one of several a


Angelique Kerber knocks out defending champion at Indian Wells

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - FEBRUARY 22: Angelique Kerber of Germany plays a backhand during her quarter final match against Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic on day four of the WTA Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship at the Dubai Tennis Stadiumon on February 22, 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emira


A Bride-to-Be and Her Closest Friends Have All Died Just Days Before Wedding

1. The Turkish Instagram star and construction heiress Mina Basaran was one of 11 people killed in a private-jet crash in Iran on Sunday. 2. A well-known Instagram personality, Mina Basaran had about 60,000 followers and had been posting photos of her trip to the United Arab Emirates. 3. Basaran was