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Lawyer: Iranian-British woman gets another year in prison

Apr. 26, 2021 09:19 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-British woman long held in Tehran has been sentenced to another year in prison, her lawyer said Monday, drawing immediate criticism from Britain in the high profile case that has prompted international condemnation of Iran. ...

Biden going ahead with big Trump fighter-jet sale to UAE

Apr. 14, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

The Biden administration says it will go ahead with a big Trump administration sale of jet fighters and advanced armed drones to the United Arab Emirates, over objections from Democrats and some others that the Gulf country is fueling conflicts around the Middle East. The...

Divisional arms races heat up at NHL trade deadline

Apr. 12, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

Thank divisional play through the first two rounds of the playoffs for a little extra spice at the NHL trade deadline. As much as hockey executives like to say they worry only about making their own team better, several of the big moves executed Monday turned out to be...

UAE weapons show draws major deals, traders amid pandemic

Feb. 21, 2021 11:26 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In spite of the surging coronavirus pandemic, major arms makers descended Sunday on a convention center in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, hoping to make deals with militaries across the Middle East. The UAE...