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· December, 2005

Stories about United Arab Emirates from December, 2005

United Arab Emirates: Cheer for the cabbies

Secret Dubai says that hundreds of Metro Taxi drivers ended a two-day protest yesterday against 18-hour working days and poor working conditions after management promised to transfer them to work...

United Arab Emirates: Money Laundry

Billions of dollars are laundered in Dubai every year, through organised crime such as arms smuggling, drugs smuggling and prostitution, according to Dubai police, secretdubai says.

Dubai blog blocked

The UAE's telecoms regulatory authority has blocked the blog Sorry Dubai, following a post that criticised the monopoly state telco Etisalat. The blog also attacked Etisalat's blocking of popular Internet...

UAE: Online Journalism in the Arab World

Shaden attended the Online Journalism in the Arab World conference conducted at University of Sharjah, 22nd-23rd Nov. 2005. She write a very comprehensive review of the event and it's outcome.

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