Mideast activist's spyware find prompts iPhone security boost

Aug 26, 2016

Mideast activist's spyware find prompts iPhone security boost

A botched attempt to break into the iPhone of an Arab activist using hitherto unknown espionage software has trigged a global upgrade of Apple’s mobile operating system, researchers said Thursday. The spyware took advantage of three previously undisclosed weaknesses in Apple’s mobile operating system ...

Three nations urge U.S.-bound travelers to be cautions, amid protests

Jul 11, 2016

Three nations urge U.S.-bound travelers to be cautions, amid protests

Three countries have warned their citizens to stay on guard when visiting U.S. cities rocked by sometimes violent protests that erupted after a string of police shootings of black Americans. The United States regularly issues travel warnings urging Americans to either avoid or exercise ...

Jan 4, 2016

Saudi allies scale down ties to Iran amid growing tensions

Allies of Saudi Arabia followed the kingdom’s lead and on Monday began scaling down their diplomatic ties to Iran in the wake of the ransacking of Saudi diplomatic missions in the Islamic Republic, violence that was sparked by the Saudis’ execution of a prominent ...

Jun 19, 2015

Aguirre lands job with UAE team

Mexican Javier Aguirre has been named as the new coach of Al-Wahda, the United Arab Emirates-based club announced on Thursday. Aguirre has signed a one-year deal to replace the former Saudi Arabia striker Sami Al-Jaber, whose contract was not renewed. The 56-year-old Aguirre was ...

May 4, 2015

Air Arabia jetliner diverted to UAE airbase after blast warning

An Air Arabia airliner flying from Kuwait to the United Arab Emirates was diverted to a UAE military airbase on Sunday after a passenger warned the plane was about to explode, the UAE state news agency WAM reported. The aircraft was boarded after landing ...