Dubai arrests man for hiding 5.7M pills in sheep intestines

Aug 22, 2017

A newspaper in Dubai is reporting a man has found himself in a legal mess after allegedly trying to smuggling 5.7 million amphetamine pills into the sheikhdom inside sheep intestines

Yemen's civil war turns country into cholera breeding ground

Aug 10, 2017

Destruction from Yemen's two-year civil war has turned country into incubator for cholera

Jellyfish invasion stirs debate over Egypt's Suez Canal

Jul 6, 2017

Swarms of jellyfish have descended on Egypt's northern coast, keeping vacationers out of the water and stirring debate over a recent expansion of the Suez Canal

Dubai firm dreams of harvesting icebergs for water

May 17, 2017

A Dubai firm's dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles

US trumpets Mosul gains, but Iraq says more aid needed

May 15, 2017

A senior U.S. official praises territorial gains against the Islamic State group, but local officials say more aid is needed rebuild on the heels of victories against the extremists

Cash for trash: Egyptians in Cairo can sell their garbage

Mar 15, 2017

Egyptians stand in line outside two waste management stations in the capital Cairo to sell their solid waste, a baby step in an ambitious project to ease the gigantic waste management problems afflicting this city of some 18 million

Thousands flee Iraq's Mosul overnight, as fighting rages on

Mar 3, 2017

Thousands of civilians flee Mosul overnight as Iraqi forces advanced north of a sprawling military base near the city's airport

1 killed, 3 injured in Saudi Aramco oil pipeline leak

Feb 19, 2017

Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco says one person has been killed and three others injured as a result of an oil pipeline leak in the east of the kingdom

UK bases official: No let-up on bird poaching crackdown

Feb 1, 2017

A spokesman for Britain's two military bases on Cyprus says that there will be no let-up in an ongoing crackdown against illegal bird trapping on the facilities

African migrants face torture, blackmail amid Yemeni chaos

Jan 28, 2017

Despite Yemen's civil war, migrants from Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia are streaming in, hoping to make their way to wealthy Saudi Arabia

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