In today's global headlines, an explosion shakes one of the largest ports in the world. Lebanon may be on the brink of a social and economic collapse. The formerly stuck ship Ever Given heads out of Suez Canal. And court hearings resume for pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong. CBS News correspondent Ramy Inocencio joins CBSN AM with a roundup.
Dubai is always synonymous with incredible wealth. It has come a long way from being a sleepy fishing port at the edge of the desert. Oil wealth has allowed Dubai to build skyscrapers that would put Manhattan to shame and roads in this part of the world are fit for any supercar. Gold once used to be a stronghold of Dubai. Unlike this precious metal, though, not everything glitters in this part of the world. The dark side of Dubai has been exposed very little to the outside world, but growth in technology is slowly.
Dubai is the most populous city in the United Arab Emirates and the capital of the Emirate of Dubai. Located in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula on the coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai aims to be the business hub of Western Asia. It is also a major global transport hub for passengers and cargo.