Dubai is a peninsula located on the shore of the Persian Gulf of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It shares borders with Abu Dhabhi, Sharjah and Oman.
UPS 747 cargo plane crashes in Dubai
September 3, 2010 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
A large section of the plane was visibly on fire before it crashed.
several cars said to be on fire.
A UPS 747 cargo plane with two crew aboard crashed in Dubai shortly after takeoff Friday, the company said.
The plane went down inside an Emirati air base near a busy highway intersection about 10 miles southeast of Dubai's international airport.
Al Arabiya television reported several deaths, presumably of the crew.
The state news agency WAM reported the crash occurred in an unpopulated desert area, suggesting there may not have been casualties on the ground.
UPS spokeswoman Kristen Petrella said the Boeing 747-400 went down at about 8 p.m. in Dubai. Flight 6 was en route to the UPS hub in Cologne, Germany, she said. Petrella said the plane had two crew members but the company has not confirmed any casualties.
An Associated Press photographer saw smoke rising from the crash site, which was shielded from the highway by walls. Migrants laborers from a nearby camp gathered along the roadside to watch.
In October 2009, a Sudanese Boeing 707 cargo plane crashed in the desert outside Dubai, killing six crew members.
UAE regulators have banned the plane's Sudanese owner from operating in the country.
Abu Dhabi, UAE
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Dubai skyscraper fire
February 21, 2015 - WHY would they call it 'torch?'
Flames were reportedly seen shooting out from two sides, no cause given.
Massive fire engulfs Dubai ‘Marina Torch’ residential skyscraper.
Strong winds helped the blaze to spread.
The fire was later extinguished in an hour-and-a-half.
The fire initially started in the middle of the tower, r
apidly spreading across some 15 floors, intensifying and reigniting with each gust of wind.
Torch is one of the tallest residential buildings in the world.
Dubai flight emergency landing at Tel Aviv
Nov 4, 2015 - The Royal Jordanian Airbus was forced to land in Tel Aviv, Israel after declaring an emergency due to low fuel. The flight was headed from Dubai to Amman, Jordan. The plane flew over Jordan, apparently diverted due to difficult landing conditions at Amman's airport.
Bad weather in mideast.
Dec 31, 2015 - Inferno at 63-story luxury hotel in Dubai. New Year's Eve fireworks display. Downtown Dubai hotel engulfed in flames. The building that hosts the 5-star hotel is 302 meters tall and is located not far from the New Year's Eve fireworks display.
20 stories of the building flamed. Burning debris rained down from the building as firetrucks raced to the scene.
Sunrise and smoke in Dubai
Jan 1, 2016 - Cause of fire unclear at dawn. The Dec 31 blaze started on 20th floor OUTside of bldg. One guess is a gas explosion. New Year's fireworks show began despite fire in nearby tower. Dubai has the biggest New Year fireworks display on earth, so they went ahead with it.
Dubai hotel fire at Address Downtown hotel near New Year's Eve fireworks display just ahead of New Year celebrations. Dubai authorities report 16 injuries and one fatal heart attack.
The morning after, smoke still poured from Dubai hotel, there is debris from the fire scattered up to half a mile away. Questions about how the building caught fire so quickly, and why the fire alarms and sprinklers took time to activate.
Dubai hotel smolders into 2016
Al Jazeera reported the left side of the hotel is completely gone.
Address is a 63-storey 5 star luxury hotel and apartment complex.
Firefighters managed to get the fire under control. Flames and explosions from inside the building.
It is not clear what caused the fire, which ran up at least 20 stories of the building.
Burning debris rained down from the building as firetrucks raced to the scene.
Dubai seeks cause
DUBAI tower fire, 2nd time this year
July 20, 2016 - A fire has broken out in Sulafa Tower, a skyscraper in the Dubai Marina, the 75-story structure engulfed in smoke have been flooding Twitter. Some witnesses state that the fire has spread across at least 15 floors. Traffic in the surrounding streets is said to be at a standstill. Wasnt long ago another Dubai tower fire. WHY?
Dubai airport plane crash
Aug 3, 2016 - An Emirates Airlines jet from India crash-lands at Dubai airport, all passengers safe. Emirates plane Flight EK521 crash-landed at Dubai Airport after reportedly catching fire in mid-air. The official word is that all 227 passengers and crew were evacuated and there were no injuries reported so far. However, Dubai airport has stopped all departures for a major evacuation operation. Pictures showed a thick black plume of smoke rising from the top of a burning plane.
Dubai is right up in the Strait of Hormuz
Dec 13, 2016 - Huge fire engulfs residential building in the residential Oceana Building in Palm Jumeriah, Dubai. At least one of the building’s penthouses erupted into flames and spread down the building.
Fire #3 in Dubai this year, the first Jan 1
Eric Trump opens new Dubai golf club
Feb 20, 2017 - Trump International Golf Club Dubai was officially opened as President Donald Trump's sons Eric Trump and Don Jr. attended the gala as guests of honour. The 18-hole DAMAC Hills becomes the 12th golf course in Dubai.
January, Donald Jr. and Eric have overseen a trust that includes the Trump businesses and projects. This marks their first overseas business trip since their father was inaugurated.