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This week on Marketplace Middle Eastupdated: Fri Mar 02 2012 07:02:00

FACETIME: Samer Khoury, President, Engineering & Construction, CCC

Foreign Office: British citizen dies while in police custody in Dubaiupdated: Thu Apr 14 2011 12:05:00

A British citizen has died while in police custody in the United Arab Emirates, Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office said Thursday.

Dubai police seize arms shipmentupdated: Thu Mar 24 2011 07:03:00

Dubai police have intercepted an illegal shipment of 16,000 pistols from Turkey to Yemen, Dhahi Khalfan Tamim, the Dubai Police commander-in-chief, said Thursday.

In search of the real Dubaiupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 05:42:00

Away from the skyscrapers and the constant hum of city workers jostling in the streets is a part of Dubai the world rarely gets to see. Photographer Ali Alsumayin went in search for the real Dubai and found what he says is its true identity.

This week on Marketplace Middle Eastupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 12:02:00

In Focus: Dubai debt one year on

Dubai officials dismiss claim of blast on planeupdated: Sat Nov 06 2010 08:29:00

No evidence has surfaced of an explosion aboard a UPS cargo plane that crashed in Dubai last September, officials in the United Arab Emirates said Saturday.

No terror link so far in UPS crash in Dubai, official saysupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 05:40:00

Investigators so far have failed to turn up any evidence that terrorism was involved in the September 3 crash of a UPS cargo plane in Dubai, a U.S. government official told CNN Tuesday.

Sept.: Pics of Dubai crash siteupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 05:40:00

CNN's Rick Sanchez looks at the first images from the crashed UPS cargo plane in the United Arab Emirates.

Germany releases alleged Israeli agent linked to Dubai murder plotupdated: Fri Aug 13 2010 13:31:00

A German court released Friday an alleged Israeli agent extradited from Poland in connection with a Hamas leader's murder in Dubai.

Dubai's Sheikh Mohammed: It's not a recession, it's a challengeupdated: Fri Jun 25 2010 04:09:00

The worst is over and Dubai is looking for new opportunities for growth, according to Dubai's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed.

Ruler of Dubai deals with debtupdated: Fri Jun 25 2010 04:09:00

MME sat down with the Ruler of Dubai and Prime Minister of the UAE Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

This week on Marketplace Middle Eastupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 09:18:00

MME special edition: Delving into the Emirate of Dubai

Dubai 'marriage merchant' finds love for upwardly mobile Indiansupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 06:58:00

He is the self-styled "Merchant of Marriage" -- a Dubai matchmaker who says he has helped set up 3,000 weddings for the Emirate's Indian and Pakistani community.

This week on Marketplace Middle Eastupdated: Fri May 07 2010 07:36:00

In Focus -- Dubai's investor woes

Dubai kissing couple face jail as appeal failsupdated: Sun Apr 04 2010 05:18:00

A Dubai appeals court judge has upheld the verdict against a British couple caught kissing in public.

CNNMoney: Stocks abandon rallyupdated: Thu Mar 25 2010 18:37:00

Stocks gave up gains Thursday, ending little changed, as a late-session bounce in the dollar sapped the strength out of a rally that had pushed the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq near new 18-month highs.

CNNMoney: Dubai World gets $9.5 B bailoutupdated: Thu Mar 25 2010 07:57:00

The Dubai government announced plans Thursday to inject $9.5 billion in funding to help out its state-owned holding company, Dubai World.

Dubai makes U-turn on cooking with alcohol banupdated: Wed Mar 24 2010 10:25:00

Can you serve coq au vin made with red wine in Dubai anymore? Nobody's completely sure.

Dubai gets in touch with its arty sideupdated: Mon Mar 22 2010 14:27:00

Dubai is known for its skyscrapers, tax-free policies and extravagant shopping malls that attract tourists and expats from all over the world. Recently, however, the sunny sheikhdom has become a magnet for another kind of visitor: artists.

Tasteless ad campaign?updated: Fri Mar 12 2010 13:40:00

An Israeli supermarket has an odd take on the assassination of a Hamas leader in Dubai. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.

Israeli ad inspired by Dubai assassinationupdated: Fri Mar 12 2010 13:40:00

Grainy surveillance footage picks up a woman wearing a large hat approaching the freezer section in a supermarket.

Interpol expands search for Dubai killing suspectsupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 11:18:00

Interpol announced Monday it is issuing notices to help search for another 16 suspects believed linked to the January killing of a Hamas leader in Dubai.

Dubai police chief: Mossad should be 'ashamed' over Hamas killingupdated: Sun Feb 28 2010 18:30:00

Dubai's police chief said Sunday the secretive Israeli foreign intelligence unit Mossad "needs to be ashamed" after the January killing of a Hamas leader in a Dubai hotel.

New UK passport suspects in Dubai murder plotupdated: Tue Feb 23 2010 07:57:00

Two more suspects in the killing of a Hamas leader in Dubai, both carrying British passports, have been identified, police said Tuesday.

Dubai police identify 11 suspects in Hamas official's deathupdated: Fri Feb 19 2010 15:46:00

Dubai police Monday identified 11 people suspected in the killing of a top Hamas official last month and vowed "to hunt them down."

Champion Venus untroubled in opener as injuries mar Dubai eventupdated: Tue Feb 16 2010 16:24:00

Defending champion Venus Williams cruised into the last 16 of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday, but 2008 winner Elena Dementieva was forced to retire in her second-round tie.

CNNMoney: Dubai selling off Cirque du Soleil and QE2?updated: Tue Feb 09 2010 14:35:00

Dubai is reportedly preparing to sell a host of assets, including one of the world's best known cruise ships, as the emirate's investment arm looks to restructure a mountain of debt.

Dubai diners flock to eat new 'camel burger'updated: Tue Feb 09 2010 08:15:00

A new fast food sensation has hit the Emirates' culinary scene.

Dubai reaches for the skyupdated: Mon Jan 04 2010 17:12:00

Things are looking up in Dubai. Way, way up.

World's tallest tower opens in debt-hit Dubaiupdated: Sun Jan 03 2010 21:28:00

Dubai will on Monday open the world's largest tower as the city seeks to revitalise its economy after 2009's annus horribilis was capped by a debt crisis and a second $10bn bail-out loan from neighbouring Abu Dhabi.

Dubai woes force migrants homeupdated: Mon Dec 14 2009 06:19:00

CNN's Liz Neisloss investigates the effect Dubai's financial crisis is having on Indian migrant workers.

This week on Marketplace Middle Eastupdated: Thu Dec 10 2009 06:46:00

In focus -- A regional contagion?

Dubai utility faces $2B debt demandupdated: Tue Dec 08 2009 20:27:00

The credit downgrades of Dubai's government-owned companies have triggered an accelerated payment clause on a $2bn debt issued by the emirate's utilities provider.

Freed by Iran, British sailors land in Dubaiupdated: Wed Dec 02 2009 21:30:00

The relatives of five British sailors whose boat apparently drifted into Iranian territorial waters last week voiced relief Wednesday as their sons arrived at a yacht club in Dubai.

Creditors mobilize over Dubai debt planupdated: Tue Dec 01 2009 23:17:00

Bondholders and creditors have begun mobilising in response to Dubai World's $26bn restructuring plans, as Dubai's ruler on Tuesday sought to reassure investors that his debt-laden emirate's economy remained sound.

CNNMoney: Dow at 14-month highupdated: Tue Dec 01 2009 18:19:00

Stocks rallied Tuesday as worries about Dubai's debt problems eased, gold hit a record above $1,200 and GE and Comcast moved closer to a deal on NBC Universal.

Fortune: Where's the next Dubai?updated: Tue Dec 01 2009 15:12:00

Dubai's not the only onetime highflier that risks drowning in debt.

Dubai cast adrift as credibility crumblesupdated: Tue Dec 01 2009 01:36:00

Whether knowingly or not, Dubai, a city state built with grandiose long-term plans financed by piles of short-term debt, has cut off a crucial lifeline that may have helped it navigate the storm that threatens to engulf it.

CNNMoney: Bank shares boost marketupdated: Mon Nov 30 2009 18:28:00

A rally in bank shares helped take Wall Street higher Monday, at the end of a choppy session, as investors bet that the fallout from Dubai's debt problems won't have a major impact on U.S. institutions.

CNNMoney: Dubai shares plummet 7%updated: Mon Nov 30 2009 13:45:00

Stocks in Dubai plunged more than 7% Monday, the first day of trading after the Persian Gulf state's debt problems roiled financial markets around the world.

CNNMoney: Dubai's threat to U.S. banksupdated: Mon Nov 30 2009 12:40:00

The news that the state-run investment company of Dubai requested a postponement of billions of dollars of debt this week could pose a big problem for U.S. banks.

CNNMoney: Stocks ready for post-holiday bumpupdated: Mon Nov 30 2009 08:39:00

U.S. stocks were set to open modestly higher Monday as fears eased over the Dubai debt shakeup and despite early reports of tepid holiday sales figures for the Thanksgiving weekend.

Shifting sands for Dubai's property dreamupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 19:49:00

For the past decade, Dubai has been home to the greatest concentration of cranes anywhere in the world as billions of tonnes of concrete, steel and glass have refashioned the city skyline.

Analysis: Dubai debt 'hiccup'updated: Fri Nov 27 2009 16:15:00

CNN's Richard Quest and Ali Velshi discuss what the Dubai debt crisis could mean for investors around the world.

Dubai debt woes 'a drama, but no crisis'updated: Fri Nov 27 2009 16:15:00

Market experts say the debt revelations from Dubai this week will not lead the global economy back into recession, but have seriously damaged the Emirate's standing as a leading financial hub.

CNNMoney: Stocks slip on Dubai debt woesupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 15:36:00

Stocks tumbled Friday afternoon as fears about the fallout from Dubai's debt problems rattled Wall Street in a thinly-traded half-day session following Thanksgiving.

Dubai debt fears surprise investorsupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 11:19:00

The U.S. stock market opened lower on Friday as traders seized their first chance to respond to Dubai's debt problems.

Dubai debt shocks investorsupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 00:21:00

CNN's Charles Hodson and John Defterios discuss the implications of Dubai World's debt dilemma.

Dubai default fears spook investorsupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 00:21:00

Global stock markets endured heavy selling on Thursday as investors were spooked by the spectre of a default by Dubai and after a febrile foreign exchange market saw the yen surge to a 14-year high against the dollar.

Footsie falls on Dubai debt problemsupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 23:12:00

Banks led the London market lower on Thursday as Dubai's attempt to reschedule debt led investors to dump riskier investments, sending the FTSE 100 to its biggest daily fall since March.

Dubai shocks investors amid debt fearsupdated: Thu Nov 26 2009 08:52:00

Dubai has shocked investors by asking for a debt standstill at Dubai World, the government's flagship holding company that has developed some of the world's most extravagant real estate projects.

Dubai gets a retro makeoverupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 09:49:00

French photographer Martin Becka has come up with a novel way to capture one of the world's most modern cities, Dubai. A 150-year-old camera.

Dubai skyscraper symbol of S. Korea's global heightsupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 07:26:00

Standing in the shadow of the Burj Dubai Kye Ho Kim of Samsung Construction rattles off the list of records the building will break.

Dubai aims for tallest buildingupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 07:26:00

South Korea's Samsung Construction is planning to build the tallest building in the world. CNN's Stan Grant reports.

European tour's money troubleupdated: Mon Sep 21 2009 10:22:00

CNN's World Sport reports the European Tour will cut its prize money because of financial problems with the tournament.

Golf's richest tournament feels the pinchupdated: Mon Sep 21 2009 10:22:00

Prize money for golf's richest tournament in Dubai has been cut by 25 percent because of the global economic downturn.

Race to Dubai suffers prize money crisisupdated: Tue Aug 04 2009 13:46:00

The European Tour looks set to suffer a major body blow this week when it announces a reduction in prize money for this year's flagship $20 million Race to Dubai and Dubai World Championships.

Rugby parties in Dubai's Sevens heavenupdated: Thu Mar 12 2009 23:34:00

Just stepping into the stadium you can feel the electric atmosphere. Die-hard rugby fan or not, it is thrilling. Tens of thousands of people who have journeyed into the desert to see history being made are in full voice.

CNNMoney: Dubai's $10 billion bailoutupdated: Mon Feb 23 2009 12:49:00

The United Arab Emirates pledged $10 billion to prop up Dubai, one of its most ambitious members, Dubai's government said.

Teenager Rory leads Dubai Desert Classicupdated: Sat Jan 31 2009 11:50:00

Precocious teenager Rory McIlroy takes a two-shot lead into the final day of the fog-hit Dubai Desert Classic as he chases his first European Tour win.

Dubai jails UK woman for adulteryupdated: Thu Jan 22 2009 10:12:00

A British mother-of-two looks set to serve a three-month jail sentence for adultery after losing her appeal against the conviction in Dubai.

In February's Living Golf...updated: Thu Jan 22 2009 04:35:00

As the economic crisis worsens, we look at the long-term validity of professional golf in the Middle East and Dubai in particular. We also get unprecedented access to some of the world's leading golfers and Adam Scott teams up with world famous coach Butch Harmon for his 'Hot Shots.'

'Sex on the Beach' man speaksupdated: Tue Dec 30 2008 07:00:00

The man convicted of having sex on a Dubai beach faces the press. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.

Dubai sex-on-beach offender: I was naiveupdated: Tue Dec 30 2008 07:00:00

A British businessman jailed in Dubai after being convicted with a female companion for having sex on a beach said he had acted naively as he spoke publicly Monday for the first time since returning to the UK.

Report: Dubai 'sex-on-beach' man re-arrestedupdated: Tue Dec 23 2008 04:55:00

A British man convicted of having sex on a Dubai beach was re-arrested as he prepared to board a flight back to the UK, according to media reports.

Dubai 'sex-on-beach' couple escape jail termupdated: Tue Nov 25 2008 05:09:00

A British couple convicted for having sex on a public beach in Dubai will not face jail after a judge suspended their prison sentences, their lawyer said Tuesday.

Fortune: Bailout in the desertupdated: Wed Nov 12 2008 15:47:00

As soaring oil prices enriched the Persian Gulf region in recent years, the United Arab Emirate of Dubai became the embodiment of global exuberance. Now even this boomtown has fallen prey to the credit crisis.

'Sex on beach' couple free on bail in Dubaiupdated: Tue Oct 21 2008 08:16:00

Two Britons serving three-month prison terms for having sex on a public beach in Dubai have been released on bail pending their appeal, their lawyer said Tuesday. How Wall Street's Bust Threatens Dubai's Boomupdated: Sun Oct 19 2008 12:00:00

No one's calling it a bust, but the glittering city-state's heavy debt load poses a challenge for its future growth

Dubai beach sex couple given three months in jailupdated: Thu Oct 16 2008 14:34:00

A court in Dubai has sentenced two Britons to three months in prison for having sex on a public beach in the Muslim country. The Slump Hits the Gulf: No More Palm Islands?updated: Wed Sep 17 2008 09:40:00

Though still buoyed by relatively high oil prices, development is slowing in Dubai and other Gulf states as finance dries up

Dubai: Helicopter hits oil platform, 7 deadupdated: Thu Sep 04 2008 11:00:00

A helicopter crashed into an oil drilling platform off the coast of Dubai, killing all seven people on board, officials said Thursday. Dubai Buys 20% of Cirque du Soleilupdated: Wed Aug 06 2008 11:00:00

The government-controlled developer of palm-shaped islands off Dubai's coast and a related investment arm said Wednesday they have bought a 20 percent stake in international circus touring company Cirque du Soleil

Moral crackdown in Dubaiupdated: Fri Jul 18 2008 20:13:00

Dubai police crack down on immoral behavior of Westerners in the conservative Muslim state. CNN's Wilf Dinnick reports.

Dubai 'shape-shifting skyscraper' unveiledupdated: Thu Jun 26 2008 12:14:00

Ambitious plans to build a revolutionary 420-meter shape-shifting skyscraper in Dubai have been unveiled by architects.

Team Ocean breaks up off Dubaiupdated: Thu Jun 12 2008 07:38:00

Yvan Bourgnon's $3 million trimaran Team Ocean broke up off the coast of Dubai while attempting a local record. MGM To Build MidEast Theme Parkupdated: Thu Mar 27 2008 12:30:00

Hollywood studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. reached an agreement with one of Abu Dhabi's largest real estate developers for an entertainment destination likely to cost billions of dollars, MGM said Wednesday

Massive fireworks blast in Dubai kills 2updated: Wed Mar 26 2008 10:24:00

Two people were killed Wednesday after an explosion and massive fire at a fireworks warehouse in Dubai, authorities said.

Fireworks factory blastupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 10:24:00

Firefighters battle a blaze sparked by a massive explosion at a fireworks factory in Dubai.

Dubai warehouse explosionupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 04:40:00

A huge explosion occurs in a fireworks warehouse in an industrial area in Dubai.

Blast at fireworks warehouse kills 1 as fire rages in Dubaiupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 04:40:00

An explosion at a fireworks warehouse in Dubai sparked a massive fire Wednesday that may burn for more than 24 hours, authorities said.

A year to remember for high-achieving Middle East CEOsupdated: Fri Mar 21 2008 09:18:00

Business leaders who cut red tape, improved efficiency and kept ahead of multiple demands on their organisations were recognised at the Middle East CEO of the year Awards in Dubai this week.

Dozens of vehicles burn in massive Emirates wreck updated: Tue Mar 11 2008 13:01:00

Six people were killed, at least 40 were injured and dozens of vehicles burned Tuesday when hundreds of cars collided on a fog-shrouded Persian Gulf highway.

Unseeded Dementieva wins Dubai titleupdated: Sat Mar 01 2008 15:30:00

Unseeded Elena Dementieva came through a star-studded field to lift the Dubai Open title with a 4-6 6-3 6-2 defeat of Russian compatriot Svetlana Kuznetsova, the second seed and former US Open champion.

Chakvetadze talks of break-in terrorupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 16:08:00

Anna Chakvetadze defeated Pole Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2 2-6 6-4 in the first round of the Dubai Open, then spoke about the anguish caused by being assaulted and burgled in her Moscow home in December.

Sharapova unfit for Dubai tournamentupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 07:59:00

Maria Sharapova has dropped out of this week's Dubai Championships because of a viral illness.

The rising cost of living in the Gulfupdated: Fri Feb 22 2008 10:43:00

The Gulf may still be booming but inflation - and skyrocketing prices - is making life tough for the workforce.

Fortune: Searching for the next Dubaiupdated: Fri Feb 22 2008 10:14:00

It's always tough driving in the wilds of East Africa. But in the tiny country of Djibouti, our driver explains, it's tougher than usual. "Djiboutian goats don't scare," he says, holding down the horn and swerving. We're driving 100 mph the wrong way down a winding road through terrain so apocalyptic that British soldiers, back when they ruled the world, nicknamed this parched earth the Furthest Shag of the Never-Never Land.

Drug sentence for BBC DJ highlights UAE's strict lawsupdated: Wed Feb 20 2008 11:17:00

The recent arrest and sentencing of a British disc jockey in Dubai highlights the need for foreign travelers to pay close attention to the United Arab Emirates' strict rules on prohibited substances, a legal charity said Wednesday.

Mideast shopping spreeupdated: Fri Feb 08 2008 08:16:00

Nestled in a corridor of Emirates Mall in Dubai sits Hassam Goldooz's boutique. The retailer sells Italian ladies fashion to women of the Gulf, and those in for a visit.

Els aims to banish memories of Dubaiupdated: Tue Feb 05 2008 05:12:00

Ernie Els will put the memory of his disastrous finish in Dubai last Sunday behind him as he prepares to tackle the inaugural Indian Masters at the Delhi Golf Club this week.

Flawless Woods takes lead in Dubaiupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 13:14:00

Tiger Woods made a flawless start to his bid for a second Dubai Desert Classic title on Thursday, carding a bogey-free seven-under-par 65 to open up a two-stroke lead over a group of 11 players.

An exclusive chat with Tigerupdated: Thu Jan 31 2008 13:14:00

Tiger Woods sits down to talk to CNN's Don Riddell about his expectations for this season and fatherhood.

Verdicts in Dubai rape caseupdated: Fri Jan 18 2008 17:39:00

Mother of a 15-year-old rape victim seeks justice after guilty verdicts for the assailants. CNN's Wilf Dinnick reports.

Dubai rape teen negative for HIVupdated: Fri Jan 18 2008 17:39:00

A French teenage boy who was kidnapped and raped in Dubai by two men, one of whom was HIV-positive, has tested negative for HIV and hepatitis, the teenager's mother said Friday.

Kerzner International factsupdated: Fri Jan 11 2008 10:26:00

Kerzner International Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, is a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, casinos and luxury hotels.

World's Largest Airportupdated: Fri Jan 04 2008 11:41:00

Marketplace Middle East takes a look into Dubai's ambition to become the world's next aviation hub.

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