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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/17/ent_23720.shtml
Things to Do
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/20/oth_512109.shtml
Other sports
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/06/gol_53738.shtml
Golf
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/26/gol_470837.shtml
Golf
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/26/bus_4801.shtml
Business
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/14/bus_447276.shtml
Business
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/22/oth_512335.shtml
Other sports
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/10/liv_449844.shtml
Life & style
Buyout by Dubai company is official

...Aerospace Enterprise, a state-owned company in the United Arab Emirates, on Wednesday announced it has completed its...and investment relationships between Dubai, the United Arab Emirates and the United States," Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2007-08-02/buyout-duba
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Under fire for deficits, U.S. pledges to cut red ink in half in five years

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow told global bankers and economists worried about...the region," said Sheik Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, finance minister of the host, United Arab Emirates.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/24/bus_390569.shtml
Business