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Elected Municipal Councils Could Foster Spirit of Civic Participation in the UAE

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

At present, some Emiratis seem to be disconnected from public service and civic duty. One way to engage them in decision-making would be to allow citizens to run and vote in municipal elections.

While Gaza Burns, the World Watches

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Unless Israel can make five to seven million Palestinians disappear, it must find some way to co-exist with them. Israeli leaders on the center and right continue to avoid facing this fact.

Michael Jackson Settles $7M Lawsuit From Bahraini Sheik

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — The details of pop star Michael Jackson's settlement with a Bahraini prince are to remain confidential, a lawyer for the royal said Mon...

Sheik Spent $350K For Brain Guru For Michael Jackson

NYDN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A sheikh subsidizing Michael Jackson spent almost $350,000 on a brain-power guru to help the singer's creative juices flow. "Mind-mapping and motivat...

Michael Jackson May Be "Too Sick" To Travel

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Michael Jackson might be too sick to travel to London to testify in a suit claiming he owes an Arab sheik $7 million, the pop star's at...

Bahrain Sheik Sues Michael Jackson For $7 Million

AP | RAPHAEL G. SATTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — The son of an Arab monarch took the King of Pop to court Monday, charging that Michael Jackson took $7 million as an advance on an albu...