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Not all has gone as planned for US universities seeking new revenue streams in the Middle East.
Iraq and Iran vie to best Saudi as the world's leading producer of oil and it's China that looms as final arbiter.
Can the single accomplishment of Nouri al-Maliki's tenure weather the transition?
The launch of several small animals into space sends a strong message about Tehran's military intent and capabilities.
It's known as the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Gulf. But careful where, when and which you use.
Why the wealth under the soil should bring together a divided society at the polls.
New information has emerged about the assassination of a senior Hamas operative by Israeli agents in Dubai.
Unlikely, but English has become the lingua franca of commerce, media and education in parts of the Arab world.
Human rights advocates warn that the workers building NYU's new campus could be forced laborers.
The glitzy city on the Gulf has become a kind of Arabian Big Easy where a senior political operative can be assassinated in a five-star hotel.
How long can the US and its allies wait before taking action to stop Iran's nuclear program?
Despite a graphic videotape of him beating and raping an Afghan merchant, court acquits Abu Dhabi royal.
In Poland, claims the "Molotov-Ribbentrop" natural gas pipeline is an attempt to weaken the EU and NATO, much as the Nazis and Soviets did to Poland in WWII.
Islamic finance, little affected by the global economic meltdown, faces its biggest test: a Dubai default.
Global markets fall as Dubai World investments suspends payments on its $59 billion debt.
Abu Dhabi builds the world's first zero-carbon, zero-waste city powered by renewable energy.
But a less in-your-face wall still stands, farther east.
Fear of terrorism, Iran and pirates at issue in court battle over holding the cup race in the United Arab Emirates.
Dubai's technologically and aesthetically dazzling metro has already upset this rich Emirate’s rigid social hierarchy.
Expats who took out loans to finance extravagances during Dubai's good times now flee or face jail.