State-linked Saudi news websites reported an explosion has gone off outside the Prophet's Mosque, one of Islam's holiest sites in the city of Medina on Monday, the same day that two suicide bombers struck different cities in Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/ Hadi Mizban)

Explosion near one of Islam’s holiest sites in Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An explosion went off outside one of…


Smoke billows from the Address Downtown skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016. (Jon Gambrell/AP)

New Year’s Eve skyscraper fire in Dubai smolders into 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A towering inferno that engulfed a 63-story…


A fire runs up some 20 stories of a building in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. (Jon Gambrell/AP)

Dubai New Year fireworks kick off while nearby tower blazes

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A 63-story luxury hotel was engulfed in…