Martin Kaymer extends lead to six at Abu Dhabi Championship

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Martin Kaymer turned what promised to be an exciting weekend...remain in second place.The numbers Kaymer is putting up in the United Arab Emirates capital are mind-boggling. He is 107-under here in his...

Saudi Arabia opens $585 billion stock market to foreign investors

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Saudi Arabia's stock market, valued at $585 billion, opened up to direct foreign investment for the first time Monday...

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Michael Jackson has stirred a small controversy in the United Arab Emirates by entering the ladies room in a shopping mall. The pop star's...

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Ban on Israeli players lifted

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates --- Israeli Andy Ram will be allowed to compete in a Dubai tennis...the seventh-ranked doubles player to enter the country. The United Arab Emirates came under sharp criticism after it banned Israeli women's tennis...

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Woods wins Dubai Desert Classic

UBAI, United Arab Emirates - Two tournaments, two continents, two playoff victories. Tiger...won an official tournament. Along with the United States and United Arab Emirates, he has won in Thailand, Germany, Spain, Scotland, Canada...

Woods' luxury Dubai course 'on track'

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates --- Tiger Woods is already the world's top-ranked golfer...scheduled to open this year or next. Return uncertain DUBAI, United Arab Emirates --- Tiger Woods said he is not sure whether he will be ready...

Sept. 11 led to economic boom in Gulf

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - In the United States, the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks are seen...economies in the six Gulf Cooperation Council countries - Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia - have soared, with...

OPEC to maintain current output, says Emirates energy minister

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Oil-producing countries are expected to maintain current...barrels per day when OPEC ministers meet in Iran this week, the United Arab Emirates energy minister said Sunday. "OPEC is not expected to cut...

Venus addresses visa flap after winning title in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates --- Venus Williams won her 40th singles title Saturday, defeating...Shahar Peer, the Israeli player who was denied entry into the United Arab Emirates for the tournament because of what organizers called security...

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Dubai's faux ski mountain will offer snow in the desert

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - When this city's furnace-like...how a ski dome will fare in the United Arab Emirates, one of the globe's hottest...the city's main highway), United Arab Emirates; www.skidubai.ae or (011...

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