The Gulf Intelligence
 
NEWS HIGHLIGHT:
Attack on parliament, killing of soldier stun Canada's capital ... Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown ... Suspended South Carolina speaker to plead guilty to ethics charges: report ... Palestinian driver rams Jerusalem station killing baby ... Man jumps White House fence, causes lockdown ... Canada's parliament attacked, soldier fatally shot nearby ... AT&T revenue misses forecasts as more customers bring own phones ... Iraqi Kurds approve sending fighters to aid Syrian town ... Mexico says mayor, wife were behind student-teacher disappearances ... U.S. tightens Ebola monitoring for West African visitors ... Blast outside Cairo University wounds 11: Officials ... At U.N., China asked to back human rights case against North Korea ... Probe: Athletes took fake classes at University of North Carolina ... U.S. Court hears arguments on sex discrimination at Goldman Sachs ... U.S. jury convicts ex-Blackwater guards in 2007 Baghdad killings ... Suspected serial killer charged in another murder in Indiana ... U.S. inflation muted in September as energy costs drop ... Microsoft looks set to drop Nokia name from smartphones ... NATO, Swedish fighters scrambled to intercept Russian plane ... Official WHO Ebola toll near 5,000 with true number nearer 15,000 ... Google launches new email service dubbed 'Inbox' ... Brazil candidates battle for key prize: Their hometown ... EU to call on Russia to help stabilize Ukraine: statement ... Hong Kong protesters march after fruitless talks with government ... Drugmakers to join forces to make millions of Ebola vaccine doses ...
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Jim Krane
Country:United States
Biography:Jim Krane is the author of the recent book "City of Gold: Dubai and the Dream of Capitalism," published in the UK as "Dubai: The Story of the World's Fastest City." He is a longtime journalist who reported from the Middle East and beyond as the Associated Press' Dubai-based Gulf correspondent from 2005-2007. In Dubai, he covered the economic boom and developments that have transformed the Emirate into one of the world's most dynamic and globalized cities. He traveled and reported extensively in the GCC states as well as Iraq, Iran and Afghanistan. Prior to moving to Dubai, Jim spent more than a year in Iraq, covering the war and related events for AP. Previously, Jim was an AP Business writer in New York, covering technology news.Jim also reported for US newspapers including The Star-Ledger (New Jersey); The News-Tribune (New Jersey); The Laredo Morning Times (Texas); APBNews.com, a now defunct criminal justice news service; and Newhouse Newspapers online operations. He is the winner of several journalism awards, including the 2003 AP Managing Editors Deadline Reporting Award, received for coverage of Saddam Hussein's capture in Iraq. Jim Krane has a master's in International Affairs from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, and a bachelor's in International Studies from the City College of New York. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Dubai School of Government during 2007-08, and is currently researching Gulf energy issues at the University of Cambridge's Judge Business School.