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An Emirates Airbus A380-800 at the 2013 Dubai Air Show.

The aviation industry’s biggest players are gathering in Dubai to strike deals and show off tech like the world’s biggest passenger plane ...

Major players like Airbus and Boeing will display their jets at the Dubai Air Show alongside other plane makers and defense companies.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman meets Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the tech giant's headquarters in 2016.

Facebook just took down hundreds of accounts connected to the Saudi Arabian government, which were being used to spread propaganda

Facebook said it suspended more than 350 different accounts and pages, which had 1.4 million followers, that were connected to the Saudi government.

Bella Hadid apologized for Instagram story that insulted parts of the Arab community

An Instagram story posted by Palestinian-American model Bella Hadid on Sunday sparked controversy over a perceived offense to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
The Wing in Soho, Manhattan.

Women’s club The Wing has condemned the government of Saudi Arabia, whose money helped fund its expansion

The Wing, a network of private clubs aimed at women, criticized the government of Saudi Arabia in a statement to INSIDER.
Nasser bin Thani Juma al-Hamli (L) and Abdulla Nasser Lootah (R) collect their awards from the leader of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, on January 27, 2019.

Dubai held a ‘gender balance’ awards, and every single winner is a man

Dubai's Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum awarded prizes to four men. One woman had her efforts "recognised", but did not get a prize.
Matthew Hedges was sentenced to life in prison in the UAE on spying charges. He has been pardoned.

British student accused of spying in UAE says he was drugged, forced to sign a false confession, and bribed to betray his country

Matthew Hedges denies working for MI6 but says he eventually gave the confession the UAE demanded after he was repeatedly interrogated and threatened.
Matthew Hedges was sentenced to life in prison in the UAE on spying charges. He has been pardoned.

The UAE pardoned a British student sentenced to life in prison after showing a purported confession video where he says he works for MI6

Matthew Hedges was sentenced to life in prison on spying charges at a five-minute trial on Wednesday, sparking a diplomatic crisis.
Mieido Shrine, Kyoto, Japan, photographed in April 2016. Japan is the 10th safest country in the world.

These are the 20 safest and most crime-free countries

These countries have the lowest rates of homicide, terrorism, and organized crime as well as a reliable police force, according to a new report.
Abudujilili Supi, a Chinese Muslim Uighur who was arrested in the United Arab Emirates and whose family fears will be deported to China.

A member of China’s most persecuted minority was arrested for no clear reason, and his family fears he’s going to be deported to China

Abudujilili Supi, a Chinese Muslim of the persecuted Uighur ethnic minority, was arrested for no clear reason in the United Arab Emirates last week. His family fears that he was arrested for being Uighur, and that he will be deported to China and imprisoned there.
Donald Trump.

How a little-known Republican fundraiser allegedly profited off Trump’s presidency and worked to convince him to change US foreign policy in the...

Elliott Broidy leveraged his relationship to Trump to make questionable deals with shady leaders around the world, and used foreign money to lobby him on Qatar.