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November 27, 2013 6:36 PM Dubai arrests US man for internet parody

Shazanne Cassim is charged with violating UAE's cyberlaw after posting a video about youth culture in Dubai. A rights group has said an American man, who posted a parody video about youth culture in Dubai, was being held by the authorities. Shezanne Cassim, a 29-year-old registered in Woodbury, Minnesota, was the first foreigner arrested under tougher 96

November 5, 2013 11:38 AM UAE: Islamists on trial over Muslim Brotherhood claims

Thirty Islamists have gone on trial at a state security court in the UAE, accused of illegally setting up a branch of the Muslim Brotherhood. The 20 Egyptians and 10 Emiratis are also charged with stealing secrets from the security services and collecting donations without permission. The defendants deny all the charges and allege they were tortured 79

July 2, 2013 7:07 AM UAE Islamists convicted for plotting government overthrow

Sixty-four Islamists in the United Arab Emirates have been jailed over allegations of a plot to overthrow the government, local TV reports. Many of those convicted were imprisoned for at least seven years, it was reported. At least 25 were acquitted. The verdict ended a trial criticised by human rights groups, which said the judge failed to investigate 92

May 6, 2013 6:39 PM Violent separatists seek to derail Pakistan vote

QUETTA, Pakistan - The graffiti on walls around this Pakistani provincial capital hold a dire warning ahead of this weekend's national elections, "Voting means death." It's a very real threat: Over recent weeks at least six people have been killed and around 40 wounded in bombings and grenade attacks targeting candidates. Ethnic Baluch separatists who have waged 164

May 3, 2013 5:01 PM How the 139th Kentucky Derby field shapes up

Jennie Rees, the veteran turf writer for The (Louisville) Courier-Journal, breaks down the field for the 139th Kentucky Derby Note: The horse that drew the No. 1 post, Black Onyx, was scratched on Friday. Fear the Kitten had the 21st spot in the Derby points standings, but he was also scratched, so the field will remain at 19 and the first post will remain 52