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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the U.A.E. and Ruler of Dubai, said on Wednesday that the U.A.E. flag represents the unity of our homeland and affirms that we are one at heart; calling on all Emiratis to celebrate the Flag Day, which falls on Monday, Nov.3, by hoisting the nation's flag atop the houses. On a statement posted on his Twitter account, Sheikh Mohammed said that next Monday to coincide with the Flag Day; and to celebrate this ... Read More
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The popular Emirati cartoon, Mansour, is back for a second season. The unique show blends comedy, multi-national characters and meaningful storylines revolving around the heritage and values of the U.A.E.. Mansour was conceptualised in an effort to connect with young Emiratis about having healthy ... Read More
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Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, ADMAF, will showcase its on-going commitment to the arts through the work of emerging Emirati artists and designers at Abu Dhabi Art Fair. Award-winning pieces by Fatima Fayrooz and Shakhbout Al Kaabi will be presented in a pavilion inspired by the architecture ... Read More
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The U.A.E. advanced three ranks in the latest World Bank's Doing Business 2015 report to settle at 22 compared to last year's rankings, maintaining its lead in the Arab Region and beating some advanced European and Asian economies. Doing Business 2015: 'Going Beyond Efficiency' ranked the U.A.E. ... Read More
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H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, affirmed on Wednesday that combined international efforts have made remarkable progress, reducing the number of piracy attacks over the last two years to zero. In his welcome note to the U.A.E.'s fourth annual Counter-Piracy Conference, ... Read More
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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, has received General John Allen, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL (Dae'sh) during his current visit to the U.A.E. His ... Read More
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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, received British Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon at the Al Bahr Palace on Wednesday, and discussed with him ways to enhance bilateral ties so ... Read More
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CAIRO: The founding body of the Muslim Council of Elders convened its second meeting on Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt, bringing together an elite of scholars and sages from across the Islamic world. The participants discussed the latest serious developments in the region, namely the infighting and ... Read More
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NEW YORK: The United Arab Emirates has called for strengthening the meaningful participation of women in achieving international peace and security, including tackling the root causes and impacts of displacement, and ensuring the consistent and effective implementation of Security Council ... Read More
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ALGIERS: The U.A.E. Ambassador to Algeria, Ahmed Ali Nasser Al Mail Al-Zaabi, has presented his credentials to the President of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, as the Ambassador of the U.A.E. to Algeria. Al-Zaabi conveyed the greetings of President His Highness ... Read More
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Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, yesterday marked its eleventh year of successful operations with its first flight to Tiblisi, Georgia. Tibilsi, the capital and largest city of Georgia is Air Arabia's 100th global destination. Since it ... Read More
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Sultan Ahmad bin Sulayem, Chairman of the U.A.E.'s DP World, on Wednesday reiterated the global port operator's support for creating jobs and setting up maritime facilities in Somalia as part of the fight against piracy in the Horn of Africa. In his opening statement, Bin Sulayem, said, "As part of ... Read More
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Abu Dhabi Ports Company, ADPC, is setting sail to address future demand for maritime personnel in the Emirate. The company is developing its established training centre course offerings for maritime professionals and has joined with the Higher Colleges of Technology to develop and deliver new ... Read More
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Etisalat announced yesterday its consolidated financial results for the third quarter of 2014, showing an increase in year-on-year consolidated revenues and subscribers in both the U.A.E. and its international markets. The company's consolidated net profit after Federal Royalty increased by 22 ... Read More
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Dubai Design District, D3, yesterday announced a strategic partnership with du - the Official WiFi provider of Dubai Smart City, to provide WiFi services across the D3 area. The provision of WiFi at D3 is amongst the first few instances of an entire area in Dubai that has been enabled with full ... Read More
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Dubai Holding's Chairman, Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, has confirmed that new projects representing an Dh 4.5 billion investment for Dubai's Internet City and Dubai Media City will be completed within five years and will establish a global powerhouse for innovation, media and content. Al Gergawi ... Read More
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National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) earned Dh 4.195 billion for the nine months ended 30 September 2014, up 14.7% over the corresponding period in 2013. In 3Q 2014, net profits were Dh 1.366 billion; up 32.0% year-over-year and down 3.7% sequentially. Results for both periods reflected underlying ... Read More
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First Gulf Bank, FGB, has announced its financial results for the first nine months of 2014, showing a record net profit of Dh 4,105 million, up 21% compared with the same period last year. With total assets crossing the Dh200 billion mark, FGB's solid performance was driven by continued revenue ... Read More
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WASHINGTON, D.C.: Two paediatric medical device innovators, Velano Vascular and REBIScan, were selected from eight finalists to each receive a US$50,000 award in a competition held by the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Paediatric Surgical Innovation at the Children's National Medical Centre in ... Read More
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The American Hospital Dubai has become the first private hospital in the U.A.E. to be licensed to provide radioiodine therapy to thyroid cancer patients, following a one-year project dedicated to building a new radiation therapy patient facility, developing hospital protocols for managing ... Read More
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The U.A.E.'s wise leadership has helped place the country on a sustainability trajectory with the introduction of the U.A.E. Vision 2021, which is based on accommodating its future population trends, ranging from economic and social to environmental targets, a top official of Environment Agency-Abu ... Read More
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The Abu Dhabi Police GHQ has recently launched the "My Tourism is My Identity" initiative to enhance the concept of tourism among community members in a way that reflects the civilised aspects of the United Arab Emirates. The initiative aims to acquaint tourists with the touristic attractions and ... Read More
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Dubai will host the fourth Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup (November 4-8) and with it, the III Fifa Beach Soccer Workshop and the first ever Beach Soccer Stars night, it was announced on Monday. Dubai has been the host for the second most important beach soccer tournament in the world, ... Read More