Gulf Twitter Prosecutions Reach Abu Dhabi

Twitter users in the six Gulf Arab monarchies are on notice: say what you think at your own peril. Gabe Kahn, 5/21/2012, 10:24 PM

Iran Dares Obama to Discuss Who Owns NY

An Iranian professor writes that if Obama will discuss ownership of New York City, Iran will talk about its claim to Gulf islands.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/29/2012, 5:55 PM

Iran Threatens Military Action Over Abu Musa

Abu Musa, which commands the vital Strait of Hormuz, has become the focal point of tension between Tehran and its GCC rivalsGabe Kahn, 4/19/2012, 1:50 PM

Island Row Heats Up Persian Gulf

Iran has started rattling its saber at the six-member GCC ahead of talks over an island dispute between Tehran and the UAEGabe Kahn, 4/16/2012, 8:21 PM

Dubai Police Chief: Islamists Plotting Against Gulf

Dubai's top cop says the Muslim Brotherhood is plotting to seize power in the six Gulf arab monarchies by 2016.Gabe Kahn., 3/27/2012, 8:35 PM

The Camel Sale Murder

In the United Arab Emirates camels are serious business. Deadly serious.Gabe Kahn., 2/2/2012, 3:18 PM

UAE Says Customers Responsible for Hormuz Security

The foreign minister for the UAE says the world's importers are responsible for securing the Strait of Hormuz.Gabe Kahn., 1/11/2012, 7:11 PM

Ayalon: Israel Will Hit Back on Cyber Attackers

Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon warned Saturday that Israel will retaliate against cyberspace hackers as it does against terrorists.Chana Ya'ar, 1/7/2012, 7:57 PM

Dubai Sheikh: If Iran Attacks, Israel Will Wipe It Off the Map

Ahmadinejad has threatened to wipe Israel off the map, but his own cities may disappear if he attacks Israel, the UAE says. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/6/2011, 2:42 PM

Ramadan Travel Advice Includes Warning not to Chew Gum

Britain and the US issue special travel warnings for the Muslim month of Ramadan. “Be careful about chewing gum” and beware of rapists.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/27/2011, 12:09 PM

Middle East Round-Up April 4-6

A review of the turbulent events in the Middle East for April 4-6; Assad Bans Soccer; the Saudis are tense; and More!Gabe Kahn., 4/6/2011, 10:31 PM

Israel and UAE: Diamonds are the Region's Best Friends

Israel's diamond industry is accomplishing what decades of diplomacy has not -- a quiet agreement with the United Arab Emirates. Hana Levi Julian, 6/1/2010, 3:29 PM

Iran-United Arab Emirates Tensions Renewed

Tensions flare after the United Arab Emirates compares Iran's occupation of Persian Gulf islands with Israel's presence in Judea and Samaria.Hana Levi Julian, 5/4/2010, 5:33 PM

Largest Military Operation in Afghanistan in 10 Years

US and UK-led forces have launched the most intensive military operation in almost 10 years against the Taliban in Afghanistan. Hana Levi Julian, 2/14/2010, 9:46 AM

Egypt, Arab Countries Sign Massive Arms Deals With U.S.

US will sell 24 F-16 jet fighters, huge arms cache to Egypt in a $3.2 billion deal. No deal in the works with Israel.Malkah Fleisher, 1/6/2010, 9:55 PM

Norway, Arab Royalty Fund Clinton Foundation in 2009

Some of the heftiest contributions to the William J. Clinton Foundation in 2009 came from the government of Norway and a host of Arab donors. Hana Levi Julian, 1/6/2010, 1:18 PM

Preparing for Iran: US Trains Oil-Rich Arab F-16 Pilots

While the US is talking up tough sanctions against Iran, it is training United Arab Emirates pilots on F-16 planes to prepare for war with Iran.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/1/2009, 4:46 PM