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Abdullah bin Zayed participates in GCC meeting to discuss Yemeni crisis

Posted on 27/03/2015: 180 views.

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has participated in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) meeting, which precedes the preparatory meeting of the Arab Summit that will begin this Saturday in Sharm el-Sheikh, to discuss the developments in Yemen. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah, joined the Foreign Minister of Egypt Sameh Shoukry, Kingdom of Jordan Nasser Judeh, Morocco Salaheddine Mezouar, Sudan Ali Ahmed Karti and Yemen's Dr. Riad Yassin Abdullah, to discuss and ...  Read More


Gargash briefs ambassadors of member states at UN Security Council on the latest situation in Yemen

Posted on 27/03/2015: 155 views.

Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, on Thursday met with ambassadors of member states at the UN Security Council accredited to the UAE to brief them on the latest developments in Yemen and the progress of the 'Al Hazm Storm' operation. Dr. Gargash said during the ...  Read More

Statement of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait on latest developments in Yemen

Posted on 27/03/2015: 174 views.

RIYADH: The Kingdom Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait yesterday issued the following statement: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait, with great concern and pain, followed the dangerous development of events in the Republic of ...  Read More

Saudi Ambassador to Washington: Saudi Arabia, coalition of over ten countries launched operations in Yemen

Posted on 27/03/2015: 144 views.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Saudi Ambassador to the United States of America, Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, has stressed that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia launched military operations in Yemen as part of a coalition of over ten countries in response to a direct request from the legitimate government of ...  Read More

Saudi Arabia: All Houthi Air Defences fully destroyed

Posted on 27/03/2015: 155 views.

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said on Thursday that the first air strike on the Houthis' strongholds in Yemen has fully destroyed all Houthi air defences, Al-Dailami base, SAM missiles batteries and four warplanes, without any losses in the Saudi Air Force. According to the Saudi Press Agency, Prince ...  Read More

Arab Parliament backs allied military operation in Yemen

Posted on 27/03/2015: 102 views.

CAIRO: The Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Jarwan, has commended the allied military operation, 'Al Hazm Storm,' led by Saudi Arabia, in which several other Arab countries are participating, in an effort to defend the legitimate government of Yemen, and prevent the Houthi ...  Read More

Etisalat stops broadcasting "Yemen Channel" for its inciting programmes

Posted on 27/03/2015: 378 views.

Emirates Telecommunications Corporation, Etisalat, yesterday decided to cease broadcasting "Yemen Channel", which is carried in the e-Life bundle, as it contains inciting programmes, and is an opponent to legitimacy and the international resolutions on Yemen. – Emirates News Agency, WAM ...  Read More

Senior Scholars calls upon Muslims to support Al-Hazm Storm operation

Posted on 27/03/2015: 113 views.

RIYADH: The General Secretariat of the Council of Senior Scholars in Saudi Arabia has said that the decision of the Kingdom, Arab Gulf states and other participating countries, to launch the Al-Hazm Storm operation in Yemen, aims to protect the legitimate government and defend the Yemeni people ...  Read More

Egypt supports politically and military Gulf Arab operation in Yemen

Posted on 27/03/2015: 110 views.

CAIRO: The Arab Republic of Egypt has announced its political and military support for the steps taken by the coalition in support of the legitimate government in Yemen. A statement from the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said that Egypt's support for this move comes in response to the coalition's ...  Read More

Morocco declares its full solidarity with Saudi to maintain legitimacy in Yemen

Posted on 27/03/2015: 96 views.

RABAT: The Kingdom of Morocco has affirmed its full and absolute solidarity with Saudi Arabia to maintain the legitimacy of the government in Yemen. The Moroccan News Agency, MAP, carried a statement which said, 'The Moroccan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation has stated that the Kingdom ...  Read More

White House: Washington provides logistical and intelligence support for Al-Hazm Storm operation in Yemen

Posted on 27/03/2015: 112 views.

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The White House announced yesterday the approval of US President Barack Obama to provide logistical and intelligence support to the Al-Hazm Storm military operation in Yemen, stressing at the same time that the United States strongly condemned the operations carried out by Houthis ...  Read More

Arab foreign ministers agree on establishing pan-Arab military force

Posted on 27/03/2015: 108 views.

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: The foreign minister of members of the Arab League have approved a draft resolution for the creation of a pan-Arab military force that would be tasked with rapid military response to protect the national security, integrity and sovereignty of any member state, from threats and ...  Read More

UAE voted as Chair of Financial Committee of International Parliamentary Union

Posted on 27/03/2015: 99 views.

HANOI: The Financial Committee of the International Parliamentary Union, IPU, has elected Rashid Mohammed Al Shareqi, representative of Arab group at the Executive Committee, and member of the Federal National Council, FNC, as its Chairman. The UAE Parliamentary Group, led by Rashid Al Shareqi, ...  Read More

UAE, Comoros sign agreements on economic cooperation

Posted on 27/03/2015: 112 views.

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: UAE Foreign Minister HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and El-Anrif Said Hassane, Minister of External Relations and Cooperation of the Union of Comoros, have signed a series of agreements on the margins of the 26th session of the Arab League Council of Foreign Ministers in ...  Read More

UAE-Norway Foreign Aid and Cooperation meeting

Posted on 27/03/2015: 103 views.

Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development, MICAD, and Head of UAE Committee for the Coordination of Humanitarian Foreign Aid, has asserted the importance of enhancing the Emirati-Norwegian approach on supporting international development efforts and the joint ...  Read More

IHC signs three partnerships at DIHAD 2015

Posted on 27/03/2015: 97 views.

The International Humanitarian City, IHC, has signed three partnership agreements at DIHAD Conference and Exhibition 2015, aimed at contributing to the development of humanitarian action through the activation of local participation by individuals, institutions and businesses partnerships. The ...  Read More

UAE-Belgium Business Forum seeks enhanced bilateral trade relations

Posted on 27/03/2015: 116 views.

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in cooperation with the Embassy of Belgium in the UAE organised the UAE-Belgium Business Forum on the sidelines of the Belgian economic delegation's visit to the UAE at The H Hotel yesterday. Over 100 delegates attended the forum in the presence of HRH ...  Read More

Sultan bin Zayed named 2015 Arab Heritage Personality

Posted on 27/03/2015: 105 views.

AMMAN: The Arab Centre for Tourism Media has granted H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President's Representative and Chairman of the Emirates Heritage Club (EHC), the 2015 Arab Heritage Personality. Hussain Al Mannai, Chairman of the Arab Centre for Tourism Media said that the honour is ...  Read More

ENEC submits operating license application to FANR for Barakah Units 1 & 2

Posted on 27/03/2015: 108 views.

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) announced yesterday that it has filed the Operating License Application (OLA) for Barakah Units 1 & 2 with the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR). The submittal follows a five year-long process in which ENEC and ...  Read More

Pink Caravan and Sharjah Media Corporation joint initiative first of its kind in UAE

Posted on 27/03/2015: 137 views.

In the presence of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, a new project has been launched by the Pink Caravan and Sharjah Media Corporation called Caravan, the first state-of-the-art mobile mammography unit in the UAE. It costs 15 million Dh and ...  Read More

DEWA signs agreements for second-phase 200MW PV plant at Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park

Posted on 27/03/2015: 110 views.

In line with the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to produce renewable energy locally, sustainably manage natural resources and support growth of a new promising sector, and the Green Economy for Sustainable Development initiative launched by Vice President ...  Read More

ADEC introduces a reformed Cycle 3 school model

Posted on 27/03/2015: 100 views.

In line with its vision to provide students with high quality educational opportunities and to enhance student performance on a par with best international standards, the Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) will introduce a school reform model for all Cycle 3 public schools, starting with Grades 10 ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Super Show sparks Desert Challenge Anniversary

Posted on 27/03/2015: 107 views.

The Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge powered by Nissan will mark its 25th anniversary in style on Saturday when the event is given a rousing send-off at Yas Marina Circuit, the stage for so much dramatic Formula One action in the UAE capital over the last six years. Abu Dhabi's magnificent Grand Prix ...  Read More

Mohammed Balooshi powered by Yahsat at 25th Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

Posted on 27/03/2015: 98 views.

Yahsat, the Abu Dhabi based multipurpose satellite provider of broadband, broadcast, government and commercial communications solutions, which is wholly owned by Mubadala, and Sports2, the UAE based Sports Management company, will be sponsoring Mohammed Balooshi, the undisputed champion of Arabic ...  Read More

ADMAF reveals the latest album release from the Abu Dhabi Festival 2015 Composers’ Platform

Posted on 27/03/2015: 93 views.

Collaborating with The Foundation for Arab Music, Archiving and Research, AMAR, the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, ADMAF, has announced the release of ‘Sami El Shawa: Prince of the Violin' - a four-CD box set featuring 83 original tracks by one of the Arab fathers of the violin. Available at ...  Read More

Fourth Louvre Abu Dhabi: Talking Art Series titled Representation and Symbolism of Light

Posted on 27/03/2015: 101 views.

The Louvre Abu Dhabi: Talking Art Series returned on Wednesday for a discussion of the importance of light as a symbol in universal religions at Manarat Al Saadiyat. Panellists Martin Kemp, Emeritus Research Professor in the History of Art, University of Oxford, and Sabiha Al Khemir, Senior Advisor ...  Read More