The Gulf Intelligence
 
NEWS HIGHLIGHT:
Medical worker quarantined in New Jersey under new Ebola safeguards ... Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting ... Two deputies killed, two others hurt in California shooting spree ... Coal mine accident in far west China kills 16: Xinhua ... Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks ... Hacker sentenced to 21 months in U.S. prison for $15 million scheme ... U.S. says Palestinian-American killed by Israeli forces ... Attacks in Egypt's Sinai kill 33 security personnel ... Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones ... Two killed, four wounded in Washington state school shooting ... Virginia remains identified as those of missing college student ... Fannie Mae settles shareholder lawsuit for $170 million ... NYC police say hatchet attack by Islam convert was terrorism ... Canada vows tougher laws as citizens worry in face of attacks ... Drone strike kills three al Qaeda-linked militants: tribal sources ... Exclusive: Ford to overhaul Lincoln brand, this time with big bucks ... Kurds reject Erdogan report of deal with Syrian rebels to aid besieged Kobani ... U.S. appeals court rules for GM over Spyker's Saab sale ... 'We won't pay,' furious Cameron tells EU over surprise bill ... 25 European banks set to fail health checks: sources ... Ford's lower profit beats estimates; sales down on F-150 launch ... Deutsche Bank braces for $1.3 billion in U.S., UK Libor fines: sources ... Putin accuses United States of damaging world order ... U.S. House panel to meet with safety regulators about Takata air bags next week ... U.S. nurse who had Ebola is virus free: health officials ...
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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.