Dubai’s Emirates tries to tail Abu Dhabi off laptop ban list

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — At Abu Dhabi International Airport, travelers bound for the United States on Tuesday enjoyed something many others flying out of the Middle East can't — walking onto an airplane with their laptop. But what has ... ( read original story ...)

Emirates, Turkish Airlines try to join Etihad off laptop ban

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — At Abu Dhabi International Airport, travellers bound for the United States on Tuesday enjoyed something many others flying out of the Middle East can’t — walking onto an airplane with their laptop. But what has ... ( read original story ...)

UAE foreign minister: No word on Qatari response to demands

The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat said on Tuesday that four Arab nations ... with a letter for the Qatari ruler, Kuwait's state news agency reported. It gave no details on the contents of the letter. Qatar's foreign minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin ... ( read original story ...)

Robotic police are about to start patrolling in Dubai

With the immense wealth of the region, Dubai has quickly become one of the hottest places for companies to test out their newest, wildest future tech. It wasn't long ago that Dubai announced its plans to get flying taxis off the ground by the end of July ... ( read original story ...)

Dubai online retailer Souq.com says sale to Amazon completed

Dubai-based Souq.com, the Middle East's biggest online retailer, says its sale to Amazon has been completed. Souq.com said on Monday that users now could log into their website using their Amazon account. A Souq.com statement said the firms now would work ... ( read original story ...)

Laptop ban on Etihad flights from Abu Dhabi lifted

The Department of Homeland Security has removed one city and airline from the electronics ban after Abu Dhabi International Airport and Etihad met the new elevated security standards that the department announced last week, CBS News transportation ... ( read original story ...)

Laptop ban lifted for Abu Dhabi airline

U.S. security officials are allowing passengers on flights from Abu Dhabi to the United States to carry their laptops and other electronics in airplane cabins. The Department of Homeland Security said Sunday that it is lifting the ban because additional ... ( read original story ...)

Abu Dhabi airport now exempt from U.S. laptop ban

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The capital of the United Arab Emirates became the first city to be exempt from a U.S. ban on laptop computers being in the cabins of airplanes coming from the Mideast, the country's flag carrier said Sunday. Long-haul ... ( read original story ...)