US President Donald Trump has overruled Congress in a decision to re-arm Saudi Arabia and the UAE. What may be intended as a warning to Iran could undermine efforts to halt civilian casualties in the Yemen war.
World leaders in New York City for the UN General Assembly will have a hard time avoiding a message calling for an end to the war in Yemen. It's on billboards and kiosks, and it's rolling around the city on buses.
Driven in part by a desire to tap Ethiopia's growing economy and in part by a fear that rivals such as Iran and Qatar could gain a foothold in the Horn of Africa, the UAE has pushed into the region for more than a decade.
The United Arab Emirates have the dubious honor of having the world's highest per capita carbon footprint, and that's why the government in Abu Dhabi has plans to build the globe's first "Zero Carbon Cityï¿½
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.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Abu Dhabi, one of the United Arab Emirates. It was announced today that the Abu Dhabi Investment Council has bought a majority stake in New York's landmark Chrysler Building.