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:: The impact of the Iran deal on global oil ::

In what is being heralded as a turning point in modern geo-political relations, the US, UK, France, Germany, Russia and China reached an agreement with Iran over it’s nuclear programme. 375 more words


Teaching Migrant Workers their Rights: Good News from the Gulf

This article was originally published at Lapido Media.

Migrant workers long abandoned to slave-like conditions in the Arabian Gulf have found an unlikely weapon in their fight against exploitation: hackers. 667 more words

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MSC Cruises and Etihad sign feeder flights deal

MSC Cruises has signed a deal with Etihad Airways to supply flights from across Europe to feed its winter sailings in the Arabian Gulf.

The Italian line will use the UAE carrier for fly-cruise packages from the UK as well as Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. 214 more words

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The Pork Shop

On my first trip to Dubai, I visited the grocery store. It is important to know what kinds of things you can get there if you will live there… I happen to be a vegetarian, and Muslims don’t eat pork, but for those expats who live in Dubai who do, there is the pork shop hidden in the back of the grocery store. 101 more words

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Downtown Dubai

While looking at neighborhoods with a friend, this was my first time around Downtown Dubai and the Burj Residences area. It is quite a juxtaposition from… 58 more words

Arabian Gulf

My first view of Dubai

This was my first glimpse of Dubai in the daylight in 2011. This is the Jumeirah area, a residential area that consists of a mix of people from all over the world. 26 more words

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Locally-based Navy Strike Fighter crashes in Arabian Gulf; crew OK

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A locally-based U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 211 crashed in the Arabian Gulf Tuesday morning. 242 more words

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