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Stories with place: Abu Dhabi
  • Etihad Airways announces $103M profit for 2015 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 10:02 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways on Wednesday announced profits of $103 million in 2015 off total revenues of $9.02 billion, marking a fifth year in the black on its strategy of partnering with other carriers.

  • Abu Dhabi plans $1 billion Warner Bros. theme park 
    Updated: Apr-19-16 9:06 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - The United Arab Emirates has announced plans for a $1 billion Warner Bros. theme park in Abu Dhabi, which will bring to the Middle East the studio's popular superheroes and cartoon characters ranging from Bugs Bunny and Scooby-Doo to Batman and Superman.

  • UAE fund says Malaysian fund, ministry default on over $1.1B 
    Updated: Apr-18-16 9:49 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A government-backed investment fund in the United Arab Emirates said Monday that heavily indebted Malaysian investment fund 1MDB and the southeast Asian country's finance ministry have defaulted on more than $1.1 billion they owe.

  • Swiss expand probe of suspected Malaysia fund embezzlement 
    Updated: Apr-12-16 8:08 am

    GENEVA - The Swiss attorney general's office says it has expanded a probe into suspected embezzlement of a Malaysian state investment fund to investigate two former Emirati officials.

  • Lawyer for 2 Americans detained in UAE says US can do more 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 5:36 pm

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A defense attorney for two Libyan-Americans imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates said Monday the U.S. government can do more to ensure they receive greater medical attention and are released.

  • US woman jailed for 'insulting' United Arab Emirates 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 1:41 pm

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A 25-year old American woman appeared in court Monday on misdemeanor charges for allegedly insulting the United Arab Emirates in public while waiting for a taxi at the Abu Dhabi International Airport.

  • Emirates labor law meet finds foreign workers still troubled 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 11:10 am

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Laborers gathered Wednesday for an event aimed at showcasing how the United Arab Emirates is trying to make labor laws more understandable instead discussed unscrupulous bosses, abuses and poor conditions rampant across the Gulf Arab states.