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Acquisition makes Intel a big player in the self-driving game.

ETC

US pilots flying against ISIS get into the holiday spirit.

And they weren't delivering lumps of coal.

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Three Houthi-controlled radar stations were hit.

The Navy said "Nitze struck the sites, which were used to attack US ships operating in international waters, threatening freedom of navigation."

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Mad Max goes to war in Iraq.

There's armor for protection, guns and rocket launchers for attack, and flat black paint for psychological warfare.

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The Navy called Iran's actions "unsafe and unprofessional."

Iran defended its actions, saying they'll warn and then confront any nation that enters its territorial waters.

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Dubai's Z Tires teamed with a Chinese tire factory to produce a set of blinged-out, gold embellished, diamond encrusted tires that sold for a cool $600,000.

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USAF watching inventories closely months after claiming supplies were below "desired objective."

US allies in the coalition against ISIS are borrowing from the Air Force's stores of guided munitions to carry on the bombing campaign.

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Return Could Come As Early As Wednesday

The ten sailors – nine men and one woman – were captured due to a mechanical malfunction in one of their riverine patrol boats in the Persian Gulf.

Motorsports

Why Not Israel?

Formula E is tipped to add a race in the Middle East to its season three calendar. But will it take place along the Persian Gulf, or closer to the Mediterranean?

Turkish F-16s have shot down a Russian Su-24 attacker after it ignored repeated warnings that it was violating airspace near the country's border with Syria.

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Short one carrier, the US Navy's remaining flattops are being forced to stay on station longer, increasing maintenance and repair needs.

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Some special-edition Rolls-Royces created by the Bespoke division we like more than others. This unique, brown and orange take on the Ghost, however, leaves us scratching our heads.

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Extremists with shoulder-fired surface-to-air missiles are posing an increased risk to air travel over north Africa and the Middle East, a new report claims.

Official

The Lagonda Taraf will be just the first in a new line of models from Aston Martin specifically targeted at markets outside of Europe - especially the Middle East and China.

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Dubai Police are renowned for their fleet of exotic police cars, and they're on full display in this promotional video.

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Human rights and motor racing don't typically belong in the same sentence, but a damning report issued by Amnesty International regarding political dissent in the United Arab Emirates was just released ahead of the upcoming Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The 80-page report entitled There is No Freedom Here: Silencing Dissent in the UAE alleges that the UAE has embarked on a concerted campaign to silence dissidents within its borders since the rise of the Arab Spring of 2011 that saw governments overthrow

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Aston Martin officially took the wraps off its new Lagonda sedan in Dubai on Monday, revealing the luxury limousine in all its glory and revealing its nameplate as Taraf – derived from the Arabic word for "luxury" (not for some Kurdish starlet). A fitting name, since it will only be offered to select customers in the Middle East, where a large number of its '70s-era predecessors have found homes. But while the model was clearly and emphatically targeted at the Persian Gulf clientele, Aston

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We are living in a fantastic time for movies about cars and motor racing. The Fast and Furious franchise brings mindless action, and movies like Rush show there can be a more intellectual side to motorsports. There's even room for some interesting documentaries, as well. Havana Motor Club is trying to tell the story of racing in Cuba, and a new doc called Speed Sisters explores the first all-female, Palestinian racing team.

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Despite what we imagine is a lot of pleading among well-heeled BMW fans, the German brand still won't build an M7 to do battle with the Audi S8 and Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG. Instead, the most potent 7 Series money can buy is the 760Li, a rear-driver with a 6.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V12 that can churn out 535 horsepower (if that's normal, just imagine what an M7 would be like).

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This is the Devel Sixteen, and it might be the king of lofty statistics. Its Dubai-based backers are claiming it'll use a 5,000-horsepower V16 and will reach a top speed of 348 miles per hour. The sprint to 62 mph will take just 1.8 seconds. Sounds great, right? So, what's the problem?