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Dubai debt shock knocks £14bn off bank shares

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Dubai was the poster child of the economic boom: a world of unimaginable luxury, impossibly tall towers, and islands shaped like palm trees. This wee...

Video: The Emerging Market Trade

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The extent of Dubai's debt crisis was felt throughout the emerging markets, with David Riedel, Riedel Research Group and Richard Kang, Emerging Global...

United Arab Emirates: Nationality Matters

Refugees International | Refugees International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's been five years now since Refugees International first visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to better understand and then call for solutions on...

Video: Dubai Fallout: U.S. Impact?

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Discussing whether the fallout from Dubai in the United States will really be limited, with CNBC's Scott Cohn. (CNBC) CNBC - Dubai - Middle East - ...

The Challenge of Arab Unemployment -- An Issue We Must Not Ignore!

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yvonne R. Davis

While the problem of unemployment in the Arab world seems insurmountable, there are a number of initiatives being implemented and proffered in the region to begin to put a dent in the problem.

Dubai renames world's tallest skyscraper Burj Khalifa, after UAE president, during ceremony

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai has renamed its new skyscraper, the tallest in the world, the Burj Khalifa, state news agency WAM repor...

Dubai Stock Exchange Takes Huge Dive Despite UAE's Pledge To Help Local Banks

AP | BARBARA SURK and TAREK EL-TABLAWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — If global investors were looking for reassurances from Dubai that it would stand behind its massive, debt-swamped ...

Behind the Story: Afghan refugees in Iran

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Bigan Saliani, who was born in Iran,  reported from Tehran for Worldfocus on the little-known story of Afghan refugees there.  Here is his ...

Thousands of Palestinians may lose jobs in Dubai crash

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Thousands of Palestinian workers in Dubai may lose their jobs due to the financial crisis there, economists project. ......

Dubai to open world's tallest tower

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Emirate hopes latest venture will help it rise above last year's debt difficulties....

Video: Dubai's Debt Ripples

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Insight on the developing story on Dubai's debt concerns, with Paul Homsy, Crescent Partners CEO; David Rosenberg, Gluskin Sheff + Associates; and CNB...

People: Elin Nordegren to Divorce Tiger Woods

NYMag.com | NYMag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

But not to worry! He still has that big project in Dubai going for him....

Video: Dubai's Debt

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A look at how Dubai plans to repay debt, with Tim Seymour, EmergingMoney.com founder. (CNBC) CNBC - Business - Tim Seymour - Financial Services - F...

Dubai economy in tatters, but shopping malls still crowded

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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Video: Global Market Fears

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Discussing the credit conditions in Dubai, with Jan Randolph, IHS Global Insight; Yra Harris, CME Group; Boris Schlossberg, GFT Forex. (CNBC) Forei...

Video: Casino Fallout from Dubai

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Vegas stocks are down today on Dubai debt problems, with Joseph Greff, JPMorgan casino analyst. (CNBC) JPMorgan Chase - United States - CNBC - Wall...

Video: Trader Reaction to Dubai

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A look at how traders are reacting to the Dubai debt delay, with CNBC's Mary Thompson; Tom Lydon, ETFTrends.com; and John Lekas, Leader Capital. (CNB...

"Qum" Buy Ya

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

While the technical revelations regarding the Qum nuclear enrichment facility filter out as the IAEA prepares its final report to the U.N., the U.S. is at a crossroads regarding Iran's nuclear program.

Israel's Shahar Peer gets written guarantee she can enter Dubai tourney

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The WTA has received written assurances from the United Arab Emirates that Israeli tennis player Shahar Peer will be allowed to play at a ......

Video: Dubai In Distress

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Discussing the fallout in Dubai, with Jerry Webman, Oppenheimer Funds; Hayes Miller, Baring Asset Management; Andrew Ross Sorkin, New York Times; and ...

Ferrari Theme Park Set To Open In 2010

High Gear Media | High Gear Media | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

Abu Dhabi is probably tired of Dubai always stealing the thunder as the star of the United Arab Emirates, but that may change with the constru...

UAE Will Back Banks Despite Dubai Debt Crisis

AP | BARBARA SURK and TAREK EL-TABLAWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The United Arab Emirates has pledged to stand behind foreign and domestic banks in the country, offering additiona...

Video: Dubai: Then & Now

MSNBC | MSNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CNBC's Erin Burnett takes a look at Dubai and whether the city can make a comeback. (CNBC) ...

Burj Dubai, Tallest Building in the World, Opens Today

NYMag.com | NYMag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

So how's the view?...

Investors worry Dubai financial woes may spread

WorldFocus.org | WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Stocks sank in Asia, Europe, and the U.S. this week after reports that the government-owned investment arm of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates cannot...