December 31, 2008 in Nation/World
Kamran Jebreili photo

Cars pass a notification that fireworks have been canceled at Jumairah Palm Island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008. Hotels in Dubai scrambled to rework New Year’s plans Wednesday after the ritzy tourist spot’s ruler issued a last-minute order canceling celebrations due to the violence in Gaza.

 
 
 
 

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