UAE Man Mistaken for Terrorist in Ohio Spurs Diplomatic Incident

  • Nation advises citizens not to wear traditional dress abroad
  • U.S. diplomat in Abu Dhabi summoned for explanation of case

The handcuffing of a traditionally dressed United Arab Emirates citizen mistaken for a terrorist in Ohio last week spurred the nation’s government to take the unusual steps of summoning a U.S. diplomat for a meeting and advising its citizens not to wear such clothing while traveling abroad.

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