United Arab Emirates

A senior United Arab Emirates diplomat says the Gulf federation's first female air force pilot helped carry out airstrikes against Islamic State militants earlier this week.  (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

UAE’s 1st Female Pilot Carried Out Strikes Against Islamic State Militants

A senior United Arab Emirates diplomat says the Gulf federation’s first female air force pilot helped carry out airstrikes against Islamic State militants earlier this week.

09/25/2014

Two French Rafale jets fired four laser-guided bombs to destroy a weapons and fuel depot outside the northern city of Mosul. (Photo by FRANCK PENNANT/AFP/Getty Images)

France Joins U.S. In Fighting Islamic State Militants In Iraq

French president says forces will operate independently, but will welcome requests to coordinate with Iraqi and American forces to strike ISIS targets in Iraq.

09/19/2014

An American man detained for months in the United Arab Emirates and seven co-defendants were fined and sentenced to up to a year in prison Monday after being convicted in connection to a satirical video about youth culture in Dubai. (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

UAE Jails, Fines Americans For Satirical ‘Gangsta’ Youth Documentary

An American man detained for months in the United Arab Emirates and seven co-defendants were fined and sentenced to up to a year in prison Monday after being convicted in connection to a satirical video about youth culture in Dubai.

12/23/2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to reassure America's Arab friends that the United States will not allow them to be attacked "from outside," in an apparent warning to Iran.  (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: Iran Not Getting A Nuclear Weapon ‘A Promise By The President Of The US’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to reassure America’s Arab friends that the United States will not allow them to be attacked “from outside,” in an apparent warning to Iran.

11/03/2013

The Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United States or stay here and who gave "limited" support to terrorists or terrorist groups.  (credit: Maria Belen Perez Gabilondo/AFP/Getty Images)

Iranian Accused Of Nuclear Smuggling Deported

U.S. immigration officials have deported an Iranian businessman found guilty of illegally shipping equipment to Iran that authorities said could be used in the country’s nuclear program.

01/04/2013

File photo of airport. (credit: YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Couple Accused Of Trying To Smuggle 5-Month-Old Son In Luggage At Airport

An Egyptian couple is accused of trying to smuggle their 5-month-old child in their luggage at the Sharjah International Airport in the United Arab Emirates.

07/10/2012

A crest of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is seen inside the J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

US Muslim: FBI Made Interrogators Torture Me In United Arab Emirates

A Muslim American seeking asylum in Sweden claimed Wednesday he was detained at the U.S. government’s request while in the United Arab Emirates last summer, tortured in custody and interrogated about the activities of a Portland mosque.

04/18/2012

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