Westerners in Abu Dhabi Anxious After Jihadist-Linked Murder of Teacher


Westerners in Abu Dhabi say they are concerned about rising extremism following the killing of an American teacher and the placing of a bomb outside the home of an American doctor in a state that is renowned for its security and tolerance of Western residents.

Police arrested a woman on Thursday in connection with the attacks. She was described by authorities in Abu Dhabi, part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as an Emirati national in her late 30s but her name was not given. They also said that she had targeted the two Americans because of their nationality and not for any personal reason. The suspect was seen escaping from the mall in a long black robe in a video released by local police.

Late Thursday afternoon, Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, said that the suspect had been…

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