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The Organising Committee of Al Dhafra Festival 2013 has reviewed preparations for the festival scheduled to commence next Sunday under the patronage of General Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The Cultural Programmes and Heritage Festivals Committee - Abu Dhabi, which met earlier this week under the chairmanship of Mohammad Khalaf Al Mazroui, Advisor for Culture and Heritage in the Court of the Crown Prince of ... Read More
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The first Malayalam translation of an acclaimed book by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, will be presented to Kerala's well-known author M. T. Vasudevan Nair at a glittering function in Dubai World Trade Centre on ... Read More
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The chief executive of the local media-zone authority, twofour54, has been named as one of Foreign Policy magazine's leading global thinkers of 2013. Noura Al Kaabi becomes the first Emirati to be featured on the list of 100 people who have made a measurable difference and which recognises the ... Read More
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More than US$1 million was raised at the Dubai Film Festival's annual charity gala on Wednesday night. Now in its third year, the dinner and auction were held under the patronage of the UN messenger of peace, Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and ... Read More
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Two films by Sharjah Art Foundation's (SAF) 2012 Production Programme Awardees Mario Rizzi and Sean Gullette have been included in the schedule of screenings at the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF). DIFF's premiere of "Traitors" by Sean Gullette was screened earlier this week at the Mall ... Read More
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The devastating typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) has shocked the world by illustrating horrifying images of its aftermath in the Philippines. This super typhoon reminds the international public once again of the necessity and urgency of foreign aid. This brings us to the robust role the United Arab ... Read More
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Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, tomorrow received President Bronislaw Komorowski of Poland at Zabeel Palace. Sheikh Mohammed held a long discussion with the Polish President, which addressed a number of issues of concern in ... Read More
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Podgorica: His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has discussed with President Filip Vujanovic of Montenegro, cooperation ties and friendship. The President received the Crown Prince and his delegation ... Read More
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New Delhi: In an article for the Delhi daily newspaper, "The Asian Age" coinciding with the beginning of his official visit to India tomorrow, UAE Foreign Minister HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has stressed the importance of promoting UAE-Indian relations. The newspaper, which also ... Read More
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H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, has issued a law establishing the Fujairah College of Art and Music in the Emirate, to be owned by an independent scientific body of Fujairah Culture and Media, and based in the city of Fujairah. The college ... Read More
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Drydocks World and Maritime World signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with MARS Fundusz Inwestycyjny Zamkniety (MARS Closed-End Investment Fund), a Warsaw, Poland, based company that manages multiple companies engaged in marine and maritime sectors including shipyards, ship repair services ... Read More
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Eyeing big investments in various areas including infrastructure, India tomorrow inked Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPPA) with the UAE. The pact was signed following a meeting between the visiting Foreign Minister of UAE HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and ... Read More
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The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) in the Emirate of Dubai rose 0. 25% on average in November compared to the previous month, Dubai Statistics Centre (DSC) said on Thursday. The rise in CPI was driven by the increase in group prices of the food and non-alcohol drinks by 2.26%, hotels and restaurants ... Read More
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President of Poland Bronislaw Komorowski has said the UAE is a strategic trade partner to his country in the Middle East, and has a potential to become the most important Non- European trade partner to Poland in the world. He stressed the interest of his country to strengthen the bilateral ... Read More
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Advanced Typhoon fighter aircraft from the Royal Air Force were put through their paces in a major exercise in the United Arab Emirates which concluded ON 11TH dECEMBER. The Advanced Tactical Leadership Course (ATLC), led by the UAE Air Force's Air Warfare Centre, aims to make sure the UAE and its ... Read More
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TAQA, the international energy and water company based in Abu Dhabi, has undertaken a reorganisation at its headquarters to enhance efficiency. The measures will reduce general and administrative costs by more than US$20 million in 2014 and are part of a global initiative to position TAQA to ... Read More
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Dubai-based Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc) plans to build crude oil tanks in Fujairah, its Chief Executive Officer Saeed Khoory said on Thursday. Speaking to Emirates 24l7, Khoory said: "The focus is on the crude storage and we're studying putting half a million tonnes of storage tanks here ... Read More
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The Sharjah Water Festival 2013 got off to a spectacular start as Chairman of Sharjah Media Corporation Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Al Qasimi inaugurated the 11-day fun and games extravaganza late on Wednesday at Al Majaz Park, Sharjah. Organised by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development ... Read More
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The UAE's Khaled Al Qubaisi hopes his success with Team Abu Dhabi by Black Falcon can inspire a new generation of young Emirati drivers to achieve great things in the international motor sports arena. Al Qubaisi returns to action in today's Gulf 12 Hours at Yas Marina Circuit aiming for the first ... Read More
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Thick smoke was seen billowing into the skies covering most of the industrial area. The civil defence team was fighting the fire until evening hours. Traffic moved at a snail's pace as most roads were cordoned off to allow fire fighters easy access. The blaze started at about 3pm and fire fighters ... Read More