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Global Politics

Conserving Dubai's deserts

It was warm in the city of Dubai today. The temperature reached 99 degrees, but there are ways to escape it even though the emirate is mostly desert. Correspondent Jake Warga tells us about the mixed feelings the people of Dubai have for their desert.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for one of Islam's holiest cities. The answer is Mecca. Jake Warga traveled to a different mosque? the Jumeirah Mosque in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai, and sent us this sound piece.

Conflict & Justice

British Israeli relations

Britain has expelled the diplomat of one of its allies � Israeli � after evidence suggests Israeli assassins used forged British passports in the killing of a Palestinian Hamas official in Dubai in January. The World's Laura Lynch reports.

Conflict & Justice

British passport mystery

The murder of a Palestinian militant in Dubai has triggered a diplomatic dust-up between Britain and Israel. The British government wants to know why some members of the hit quad involved carried fake British passports. The World's Laura Lynch reports.

Global Politics

Mistaken identity

Freelance journalist Alon Tuval has the misfortune of looking a lot like one of the suspects in the Dubai case. He says even friends are mistaking him for one of those involved. He's in Jerusalem now. Katy Clark checks in with him.

Global Politics

Murder mystery in the Middle East

Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a military commander of Hamas, was killed in Dubai. Hamas blamed Israel. Dubai police released names, photos, and passport numbers of 11 members of an alleged hit-squad. We hear from Ronen Bergman, correspondent for Yedioth Ahronoth.

Global Politics

Geo Quiz

For today's geo quiz, we are looking for the name of the building in Taiwan that held the title of world's tallest building? until the newly-opened Burj in Dubai came along to take top spot.

Conflict & Justice

Beach behavior in Dubai

Police patrolling Dubai's beaches have been cracking down on what's considered offensive behavior. The BBC's Arab Affairs Editor Sebastian Usher tells anchor Marco Werman what Dubai authorities find offensive on the beach.

Global Politics

Geo Quiz

For today's geo quiz, we are looking for the name of the building in Taiwan that held the title of world's tallest building? until the newly-opened Burj in Dubai came along to take top spot.

Global Politics

Murder mystery in the Middle East

Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a military commander of Hamas, was killed in Dubai. Hamas blamed Israel. Dubai police released names, photos, and passport numbers of 11 members of an alleged hit-squad. We hear from Ronen Bergman, correspondent for Yedioth Ahronoth.

Conflict & Justice

British passport mystery

The murder of a Palestinian militant in Dubai has triggered a diplomatic dust-up between Britain and Israel. The British government wants to know why some members of the hit quad involved carried fake British passports. The World's Laura Lynch reports.

Global Politics

Mistaken identity

Freelance journalist Alon Tuval has the misfortune of looking a lot like one of the suspects in the Dubai case. He says even friends are mistaking him for one of those involved. He's in Jerusalem now. Katy Clark checks in with him.

Conflict & Justice

British Israeli relations

Britain has expelled the diplomat of one of its allies � Israeli � after evidence suggests Israeli assassins used forged British passports in the killing of a Palestinian Hamas official in Dubai in January. The World's Laura Lynch reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for one of Islam's holiest cities. The answer is Mecca. Jake Warga traveled to a different mosque? the Jumeirah Mosque in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai, and sent us this sound piece.

Global Politics

Conserving Dubai's deserts

It was warm in the city of Dubai today. The temperature reached 99 degrees, but there are ways to escape it even though the emirate is mostly desert. Correspondent Jake Warga tells us about the mixed feelings the people of Dubai have for their desert.

Lifestyle & Belief

Dubai launches subway system

Dubai opened the Arab Peninsula's first metro system today. It's to become the world's longest driverless train system. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with John Alexander Smith, professor of Architecture and Interior Design at American University in Dubai.

Conflict & Justice

Beach behavior in Dubai

Police patrolling Dubai's beaches have been cracking down on what's considered offensive behavior. The BBC's Arab Affairs Editor Sebastian Usher tells anchor Marco Werman what Dubai authorities find offensive on the beach.

Global Politics

Geo Quiz

For today's geo quiz, we are looking for the name of the building in Taiwan that held the title of world's tallest building? until the newly-opened Burj in Dubai came along to take top spot.

Global Politics

Murder mystery in the Middle East

Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a military commander of Hamas, was killed in Dubai. Hamas blamed Israel. Dubai police released names, photos, and passport numbers of 11 members of an alleged hit-squad. We hear from Ronen Bergman, correspondent for Yedioth Ahronoth.

Conflict & Justice

British passport mystery

The murder of a Palestinian militant in Dubai has triggered a diplomatic dust-up between Britain and Israel. The British government wants to know why some members of the hit quad involved carried fake British passports. The World's Laura Lynch reports.

Global Politics

Mistaken identity

Freelance journalist Alon Tuval has the misfortune of looking a lot like one of the suspects in the Dubai case. He says even friends are mistaking him for one of those involved. He's in Jerusalem now. Katy Clark checks in with him.

Conflict & Justice

British Israeli relations

Britain has expelled the diplomat of one of its allies � Israeli � after evidence suggests Israeli assassins used forged British passports in the killing of a Palestinian Hamas official in Dubai in January. The World's Laura Lynch reports.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for one of Islam's holiest cities. The answer is Mecca. Jake Warga traveled to a different mosque? the Jumeirah Mosque in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai, and sent us this sound piece.

Global Politics

Conserving Dubai's deserts

It was warm in the city of Dubai today. The temperature reached 99 degrees, but there are ways to escape it even though the emirate is mostly desert. Correspondent Jake Warga tells us about the mixed feelings the people of Dubai have for their desert.