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# United Arab Emirates

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Man caught trying to board plane with monkey in his pants
Man arrested as Revenue seize €450k of heroin at Dublin Airport
The drugs were found concealed in a tailored suitcase being carried by a man on a flight from Dubai.
Emirates roll out larger plane on Dublin-Dubai route two months early
The Boeing 777 wasn’t meant to start on the route until July – but Emirates have introduced it early due to major demand.
Poll: Is Roy Hodgson a good appointment as England manager?
Do you reckon the ex-United Arab Emirates boss represents a good choice?
GALLERY: Ireland's 20 most improved trading partners in 2011
We’ve ranked the countries with which Ireland has the best surplus of exports – and seen where that’s grown in 2011.
Emirates to roll out larger aircraft on Dublin-Dubai route
Only three weeks after beginning Dublin flights, Emirates will increase its capacity by over 1700 seats each week.
Emirates to launch direct route from Dublin to Dubai
The UAE’s flag-carrier will begin a direct daily route from Dublin to Dubai from January, a move welcomed by the DAA.
Go east: Maradona takes job with United Arab Emirates club
Argentina legend is back on the sidelines for the first time since last summer’s World Cup… with Al Wasl.
Shatter confirms details of Ireland's first visa waiver scheme
Justice minister Alan Shatter announces the 14 countries to which the visa waiver will apply from July 1.
Six top opposition activists arrested in Bahrain
As the struggle in Bahrain continues, the Sunni monarchy uses everything at its disposal to retain power – while Shias are hoping their overwhelming population advantage will bring the leadership to its knees.
Department advises against non-essential travel to Bahrain
Irish citizens in Bahrain, or intending to travel there, are asked to register online with the Department of Foreign Affairs.
UAE and BlackBerry resolve security dispute
Research In Motion reaches an agreement with the Emirates to avoid having the handsets banned from the country.
Saudi Arabia scraps BlackBerry ban after getting 'server codes'
BlackBerry makers hand over access to local users’ chat messages in order to keep the smartphone legal.
Put the phone down: Emirates declares BlackBerry illegal
Barack Obama’s favourite toy is declared a security threat by the United Arab Emirates.