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UAE's DVI team joins INTERPOL’s Incident Response Team on identifying victims of Malaysian airline

Posted on 24/07/2014: 300 views.

A U.A.E. team of Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) specialists left yesterday to Ukraine on request from the INTERPOL to join DVI process following the crash of Malaysia Airline's flight MH 17. All 298 passengers on board were killed in the crash which took place on Thursday in Ukraine. Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, Director of Central Operations and Chairman of Victim Affairs Committee, Ministry of Interior, said the Emirati DVI team had immediately answered the call of duty ...  Read More


Mohamed bin Zayed underlines role of military, security, police leaders in protecting U.A.E.

Posted on 24/07/2014: 209 views.

His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of U.A.E. Armed Forces, has assured the commanders and senior officers of U.A.E. Armed Forces, Ministry of Interior, security departments, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and a number of ...  Read More

Hamdan bin Zayed: Leadership's support made U.A.E. Armed Forces a source of pride

Posted on 24/07/2014: 224 views.

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region, on Wednesday affirmed that U.A.E. Armed Forces now receive state-of-the-art military weapons and military equipment that enable them to perform its role of defending the country and supporting security, thanks to ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed discusses situation in Gaza, Egypt's ceasefire initiative

Posted on 24/07/2014: 234 views.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister has made phone calls to Germany's Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, France's Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, and Britain's Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, to discuss the deteriorating situation in the Palestinian Territories ...  Read More

Dubai Airlift for Gaza enters third day as first supplies cross border

Posted on 24/07/2014: 406 views.

Under the directions of His Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, two additional airlifts providing crucial supplies for Gaza left Dubai yesterday, bringing the total number of airlifts from the Emirate to five in just three ...  Read More

Emirati Charity Works Authority bestows nearly Dh1 million on orphans in Nablus Palestinian

Posted on 24/07/2014: 129 views.

NABLUS: The Emirati Charity Works Authority has bestowed nearly Dh1 million on orphans sponsored by the authority in Nablus, whose number has now risen to more than a thousand. Ibrahim Rashid, Director of the Human Appeal International Office in the West Bank, said in a speech during a ceremony to ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development celebrates 43rd Anniversary

Posted on 24/07/2014: 157 views.

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the Abu Dhabi government-controlled leading provider of foreign development aid has reiterated U.A.E.'s continued commitment to support the development process of emerging countries. Marking its 43rd anniversary this month, the fund which was established ...  Read More

Joint scientific paper by Masdar Institute and MIT wins IEEE EDA Best Paper Award for 2014

Posted on 24/07/2014: 213 views.

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, announced a scientific paper submitted by a faculty team from MIT and Masdar Institute has won the prestigious Donald O. Pederson Best Paper ...  Read More

Empower sets up Command and Control Centre

Posted on 24/07/2014: 144 views.

Empower, the world's largest district cooling services provider, has begun construction for a state-of-the-art Command and Control Centre (CCC) in Dubai, a project which integrates all operations for the company. With this centre, Empower will have a birds-eye view of all activities in 57 plants ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Ports experience significant cargo growth

Posted on 24/07/2014: 141 views.

Abu Dhabi Ports Company, ADPC, has said that general cargo movement through Abu Dhabi's commercial Ports has increased by 37% this year. Commercial ports (Mussaffah, Khalifa and Zayed Ports) have handled 6.4 million FT of general cargo, compared to 4.7 million FT in the first half of 2014. This is ...  Read More

Dubai real estate transactions for first half 2014 top Dh113bn

Posted on 24/07/2014: 145 views.

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has announced that the total amount of real estate transactions recorded in the emirate for the first six months of 2014 exceeded Dh 113 billion. A financial report issued by the Real Estate Research and Studies Department revealed that sales accounted for 54 per cent of ...  Read More

Emirates REIT announces net profits for H1

Posted on 24/07/2014: 132 views.

Emirates REIT (CEIC) Limited (Emirates REIT or the REIT), the first Shari'a compliant regulated real estate investment trust incorporated in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), yesterday announces its interim results for the six month period ended 30 June 2014. Net Profit for the 6 ...  Read More

Etisalat launches region’s first Smartphone Protection Plans in partnership with AXA

Posted on 24/07/2014: 121 views.

Etisalat, the U.A.E.'s leading telecommunication services provider, has launched the region's first Smartphone Protection Plans, which protect handsets both within and outside the U.A.E. from theft and accidental damage. The protection plans are priced at Dh120 for a 6-month cover or Dh250 for 12 ...  Read More

UAE Ministry of Education opens more high-tech classrooms

Posted on 24/07/2014: 156 views.

About 25,000 pupils will have tablet computers this academic year as the Ministry of Education expands its programme to bring smart learning to classrooms. The Mohammed bin Rashid Smart Learning Programme, launched last year for pupils in Grade 7 and some in Grade 8, will be expanded to Grades 1 ...  Read More

President's Initiatives Committee approves construction of 70 houses in Fujairah

Posted on 24/07/2014: 139 views.

Acting on directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and instructions of His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, the Follow up Committee of the Initiatives of U.A.E. ...  Read More