Marte Deborah Dalelv's case highlights concerns over the vulnerability of women to sexual assault in the United Arab Emirates.
With several other countries threatening a BlackBerry ban, the smartphone's parent company stands to lose 2 million of its 46 million users worldwide.
Evidence mounted on Tuesday that the 11-member assassination team that allegedly killed Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Mabhouh was traveling on fake passports. Suspicion has fallen on Israel and its Mossad intelligence service, which has carried out overseas assassinations in the past.
From the last-minute name change to the engineering feats involved in constructing the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa continues to generate a buzz.
Dubai Tower opens next month. But will this crowning jewel also be the city's high watermark?
The United Arab Emirates' Dubai is known for indoor ski slopes and seven-star hotels. But its tin-roofed Afghan consulate shows the boom city's other side.