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Important UAE phone numbers

Whether you need to report a crime or alert the authorities about a burst water main, it's important that you dial the right number.<p><b>Emergency services</b><p>…

50 Summer Salads You'll Actually Enjoy Eating

No more sad, wilted greens.<p>No more sad, wilted greens.

Food

7 times when Iran's strategic mastermind reshaped the Middle East

As the commander of Iran's Quds Force — the foreign branch of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards best described as a cross between the CIA and Special Forces — Suleimani has emerged as Iran's leading foreign strategist. Suleimani has fomented unrest in Iraq, lead, supplied, and trained Bashar …

Say hello in 40 languages and more – in pictures

Bonjour! Marhaba! Need to brush up on basic language skills for your summer holidays? The Book of Languages by Mick Webb is full of inspiration!

13 Rarely Seen Photos of Marilyn Monroe

So no, not the one of her in the white dress blowing up over the subway grate.<p>Marilyn Monroe rose to fame in the '50s and '60s, becoming one of America's most favorite actresses and most beloved blondes. Today, on what would've been her 89th birthday, we've rounded up some images of her that aren't …

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

Palestinians mark 'Nakba' day amid violence

<b>Ramallah, Occupied West Bank —</b> Two Palestinians, Mohammad Abu Al Thaher and Nadim Nuwara, were shot dead by Israeli soldiers on Thursday during Nakba Day commemorations near the Israeli military base of Ofer just outside Ramallah.<p>Palestinians in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip were observing …

Number of missing Nigerian schoolgirls rises

The number of Nigerian schoolgirls still missing from recent kidnappings at a secondary school in Chibok has risen to 276 - 30 more than the previous estimate, police say.<p>Police Commissioner Tanko Lawan also said the number of girls who escaped from their captors had increased to 53.<p>Lawan said …

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Kerry in South Sudan in push to halt conflict

John Kerry, US secretary of state, has urged South Sudan's government and rebel leaders to uphold a months-long promise to embrace a ceasefire or risk the spectre of genocide through continued ethnic killings.<p>Kerry, landing in the South Sudan capital of Juba on Friday, conveyed the threat of US …

Persia in New York

Beyond the tragedy of Brooklyn-based band the Yellow Dogs, a vibrant scene of Iranian artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and actors is flourishing in America, centered in New York. If there’s a silver lining to the story, it’s the chance to recognize and celebrate the vital work of Iranians …

Knife-wielding attackers kill 29, injure 130 at China train station

Lu Haiyan said the slaughter began while she and a friend were standing in the ticket hall of a Chinese train station.<p>"Suddenly, many people started running around crazily," she said on Tencent Weibo, a Chinese equivalent of Twitter. "We saw two people carrying big cleavers hacking whoever is in …

Associated Press News

Exclusive: Mole Who Met Bin Laden Killed by Al Qaeda in Bosnia

An FBI mole who provided valuable intelligence on al Qaeda and met with Osama bin Laden was lured away from the FBI to work for the CIA, but was killed by al Qaeda operatives in Bosnia who suspected he was an informant, NBC News has learned exclusively.<p>The informant, a Sudan-born driver and …

Associated Press News

E.U. to Debate Making Buying Sex Illegal

Perched on high stools and tugging at tight uniforms of spandex, satin and lace, the women in the windows of Ghent’s red light district barely …

Iranians rally to mark 35 years of revolution

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered on the streets of the Iranian capital and cities around the country to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.<p>In Tehran, huge crowds thronged central Azadi square on Tuesday for a speech by President Hassan Rouhani, his first major address to …

United States Draws 'The Group of Death' for Next Year's World Cup

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Soccer fans around the world held their breath today, as the lottery draw to determine the playing …

Nelson Mandela in Pictures

Abdullah Bin Zayed meets President of Iran

Tehran: Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister, met Hassan Rouhani, Iranian President, in Tehran on Thursday.<p>Shaikh Abdullah and …

South Asia

The Evolution of Bitchiness

Women engage in indirect aggression and slut-shaming, even in clinical research studies. Why?<p>One day in Ontario, 86 straight women were paired off into groups of two—either with a friend or a stranger—and taken to a lab at McMaster University. There, a researcher told them they were about to take …

Four big steps to making extra money

Finding an extra source of income typically revolves around getting a better-paying job. This is an easy answer that is typically difficult to make …

Middle East

In The Streets Of Iran, A Fashion Shoot Bursting With Color

Iran is a notoriously closed society, so this was an unusual milestone: It was recently the setting for a high-fashion magazine shoot, published in California-based magazine <i>FSHN</i>.<p>Iranian-Canadian photographer Afra Pourdad took photos of model Shabnam Molavi posing in public spaces — in bazaars, on …

Changing Iran in 100 days

Last month, I met two well-informed Iranian scholars who are close to President Hassan Rouhani and his new team now firmly in power in Tehran. They …

Foreign Policy

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

Butterscotch Apple Mini Galettes

November 4, 2013<p>We’re talking personal pies. Flat little freeform pies that are full of charm. They’re casual and fancy at the same time. And you can …