UAE http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19723/all en Abu Dhabi looks to kick the oil habit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110422/abu-dhabi-UAE-clean-energy <p> ABU DHABI &mdash; Abu Dhabi 2030 is a master plan that sees the city reborn as a dynamic financial center, with clean energy and tourism vying for top billing in the national economy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110422/abu-dhabi-UAE-clean-energy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Travel/Tourism UAE Green Emerging Markets Energy Middle East Wed, 27 Apr 2011 10:09:00 +0000 Ken Shulman 5639656 at http://www.globalpost.com Photos: Abu Dhabi looks to reinvent itself http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5640362 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-label">Subhead:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Abu Dhabi 2030 is a master plan that transforms the city into a clean energy technology hub. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Ken Shulman </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-slideshow-slides"> <div class="field-label">Photo Slides:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/photo/5640357/abu-dhabi-4-27-11-shulman-2030-plan-1">Abu dhabi 4 27 11 shulman 2030 plan 1</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/photo/5640359/abu-dhabi-4-27-11-shulman-2030-plan-2">Abu dhabi 4 27 11 shulman 2030 plan 2</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/photo/5640358/abu-dhabi-4-27-11-shulman-2030-plan-3">Abu dhabi 4 27 11 shulman 2030 plan 3</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/photo/5640360/abu-dhabi-4-27-11-shulman-2030-plan-4">Abu dhabi 4 27 11 shulman 2030 plan 4</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/photo/5640361/abu-dhabi-4-27-11-shulman-2030-plan-5">Abu dhabi 4 27 11 shulman 2030 plan 5</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-lead-image-ref"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/photo/5640357/abu-dhabi-4-27-11-shulman-2030-plan-1">Abu dhabi 4 27 11 shulman 2030 plan 1</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:03:22 10:12</span> </div> </div> </div> Travel/Tourism UAE Entertainment Green Energy Global Economy Middle East Thu, 22 Mar 2012 14:12:54 +0000 Ken Shulman 5640362 at http://www.globalpost.com US plans sale of bombs to UAE: reports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/111111/us-bombs-uae-reports <p> The United States has drafted plans to sell &quot;bunker-buster&quot; bombs to the United Arab Emirates, the Wall Street Journal reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/111111/us-bombs-uae-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran UAE Middle East Fri, 11 Nov 2011 15:55:00 +0000 News Desk 5681084 at http://www.globalpost.com Virgin Galactic selects Abu Dhabi for second spaceport http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120418/virgin-galactic-selects-abu-dhabi-second-spaceport The selection is not a huge surprise; the investment arm of the government of Abu Dhabi owns a 37.8 percent stake in Virgin Galactic. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120418/virgin-galactic-selects-abu-dhabi-second-spaceport" target="_blank">read more</a></p> UAE Middle East Wed, 18 Apr 2012 09:27:17 +0000 Tim Fitzsimons 5700836 at http://www.globalpost.com Dubai: abandoned $1 million Ferrari Enzo evades the grasp of eager buyers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/dubai-abandoned-1-million-ferrari-enzo-auction The Ferrari Enzo is one of the most expensive and fastest cars ever produced by the luxury Italian carmaker. Made of carbonbfiber, its top speed is 350 km/h, or 217 mph. Only 400 Enzos were made, but at least three have run into bad luck.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/dubai-abandoned-1-million-ferrari-enzo-auction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> UAE Middle East Weird Wide Web Fri, 27 Apr 2012 10:18:00 +0000 News Desk 5702116 at http://www.globalpost.com US sends F-22 Raptors to base near Iran, sources say http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120427/f22-raptor-fighter-deployed-iran-aviation-week <p> &ldquo;The F-22 is unlike any other fighter in the world and our friends and potential adversaries know it,&rdquo; an aviation industry executive told Aviation Week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120427/f22-raptor-fighter-deployed-iran-aviation-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> UAE Conflict Zones Iran Military Middle East United States Fri, 27 Apr 2012 22:17:22 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5702228 at http://www.globalpost.com UAE opens pipeline that bypasses Strait of Hormuz http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120715/uae-opens-pipeline-bypasses-strait-hormuz With the ability handle 1.5 million barrles of crude a day, the pipeline gives the UAE direct access to the Indian Ocean.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120715/uae-opens-pipeline-bypasses-strait-hormuz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> UAE Iran Middle East Sun, 15 Jul 2012 21:03:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5711924 at http://www.globalpost.com W Motors Lykan Hypersport is Middle East’s first supercar (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/lebanon/130131/w-motors-lykan-hypersport-middle-east-s-first-super The Lykan Hypersport, designed by United Arab Emirates-based W Motors, can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 2.8 seconds and has a top speed of 245 miles per hour.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/lebanon/130131/w-motors-lykan-hypersport-middle-east-s-first-super" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies UAE Strange But True Lebanon Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:40:31 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5742142 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan, UAE sign nuclear cooperation agreement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/130502/japan-uae-sign-nuclear-cooperation-agreement "Japan can contribute to UAE energy supplies by means of nuclear energy conservation and renewable energy," Abe said in Japanese, according to Agence France-Presse.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/130502/japan-uae-sign-nuclear-cooperation-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> UAE Want to Know Energy Middle East Japan Thu, 02 May 2013 16:29:49 +0000 Samantha Stainburn 5829946 at http://www.globalpost.com UAE Islamists convicted for plotting government coup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/130702/uae-islamists-convicted-plotting-government-coup Fifty-six of the suspects were jailed for between three and 10 years, while eight were sentenced in absentia to 15 years in prison.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/130702/uae-islamists-convicted-plotting-government-coup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know UAE Middle East Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:23:13 +0000 Jill Langlois 5873771 at http://www.globalpost.com