An American-backed pro-democracy group's office in the United Arab Emirates has been shuttered. The National Democracy Institute, based in Washington, was told its license to operate in Dubai had been revoked.
American women playing basketball can make a few bucks in the WNBA. But more and more, the elite women in the WNBA are spending the league's off-season overseas, competing in Russia to make a few extra dollars while they're still in prime playing shape.
The women's professional Euroleague playoffs are taking place right now in Istanbul and there are a lot of American players on the court. Three of them play for Spartak Vidnoje, a top team based in a small town south of Moscow.
El Resplandor is a fictional resort in Dubai, not unlike the hotel in the Stephen King thriller, "The Shining." Band Nettle's Jace Clayton dreamed up the music inspired by King's creepy novel and the movie of the same name.
About 3500 Filipinos leave the country every day in search of better paying jobs overseas. But some of those workers are treatly badly. The Philippine government is trying to provide more jobs at home. Simone Orendain reports from Manila.
Correspondent Ben Gilbert reports on a controversy over migrant workers' rights in the Arab Gulf states, as migrant laborers in Dubai recently took to the streets to demand better pay and working conditions.
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.