• Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in the kingdom. It is one of four he received before he ran for office, and suggests that the former casino executive may have had wider hopes for businesses across the Middle East than was previously known.

  • Why the London attacker’s links to Saudi Arabia might matter

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The British man who killed four people in a rampage in London last week had made three trips to Saudi Arabia in his lifetime. Though millions of foreigners from around the world live and work in the kingdom, Khalid Masood’s time there immediately raised questions about whether the country’s ultraconservative brand of Islam impacted his worldview and radicalized him.

  • Arrogate comes from last to win $10M Dubai World Cup easily

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Arrogate showed his class again as he came from dead last out of the stalls to win the Dubai World Cup by an impressive 2 1/4 lengths on Saturday.

  • Baffert hoping Arrogate gives him 3rd Dubai World Cup win

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Arrogate has been winning one big race after another. The 4-year-old now goes after a big pile of money in the desert.

  • Baffert hoping Arrogate gives him 3rd Dubai World Cup win

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Having taken over the mantle as the world’s best racehorse from California Chrome, Arrogate will attempt on Saturday to wear another crown that last fitted his illustrious American compatriot, the Dubai World Cup.

  • New security measure could cause travelers to reroute trips

    DALLAS (AP) — A new security measure banning many electronic devices on flights from 10 mostly Muslim countries is leading travelers to reconsider their plans to fly through some airports in the Middle East and Africa.

  • US, UK bar laptop carry-ons from Mideast, N. Africa flights

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and British officials said Tuesday the decision to bar laptops and tablets from the cabins of some international flights wasn’t based on any specific threat but on longstanding concerns about terrorists targeting jetliners.

  • The Latest: UAE’s Etihad says no change to carry-on policies

    CAIRO (AP) — The Latest developments related to the U.S. government move to bar passengers in eight Muslim-majority countries from bringing laptops and other electronics onboard direct flights to the United States (all times local):