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US Woman on Trial for Insulting UAE

A 25-year-old American woman appeared in court Monday after being held in Abu Dhabi for seven weeks for allegedly insulting the United Arab Emirates while waiting for a taxi outside the airport. The unidentified woman told the court she did not know why she was on trial. She has been in custody since February 23. Government-owned daily The National reported that the women claims she was approached by two men who spoke to her in a manner she did not like. "The men tried to help me....

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