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UAE Cabinet stresses support for international community efforts to restore safety and stability in Yemen

Posted on 30/03/2015: 370 views.

The UAE Cabinet has expressed its full confidence in Operation "Decisive Storm" that it will achieve its goals by maintaining security and safety in Yemen, maintain constitutional legitimacy and its institutions. It will maintain the internationally-acknowledged political course, its core components, including the Gulf Initiative, implementation mechanism and outcome of the National Dialogue and the Yemeni consensus. The Cabinet expressed confidence that the operation will help boost security ...  Read More

Arab leaders reiterate support to "Decisive Storm" defending legitimacy in Yemen

Posted on 30/03/2015: 271 views.

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, EGYPT: Arab leaders have reaffirmed full support to the Saudi-led "Operation Decisive Storm" in support of legitimacy in Yemen. They emphasised that the operation was based on the Arab Treaty of Joint Defence, the Arab League Charter and Article 51 of the UN Charter, as well as the ...  Read More

Arab leaders agree to form joint Arab force to address security challenges

Posted on 30/03/2015: 331 views.

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: (Reuters) - Arab leaders have agreed in principle to form a joint military force to deal with tremendous security threats and safeguard Arab security, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi announced at the closing session of the two-day Arab League Summit in Sharm ...  Read More

Arab Summit leaders call on Iran to end its occupation of UAE islands

Posted on 30/03/2015: 261 views.

SHARM EL SHEIKH: Arab leaders have reiterated their support for the UAE's sovereign right over the islands of Greater and Lesser Tunbs and Abu Musa, situated in the Strait of Hormuz, and also expressed their support for all peaceful measures taken by the UAE to restore its sovereignty over the ...  Read More

FNC Speaker: Injustice, selective, double standards feed and fuel terrorism and extremism

Posted on 30/03/2015: 232 views.

HANOI: Absence of just and fair solutions to regional and international disputes and adoption of selective approach and double standards in implementing international law and international legitimacy remain key factors for feeding and fuelling terrorism and extremism, Speaker of the UAE Federal ...  Read More

UAE calls for international Internet convention to prevent the use of Internet by terrorists

Posted on 30/03/2015: 167 views.

HANOI: A UAE MP has urged governments to strengthen their security cooperation with the private sector so as to develop a holistic understanding of cyber dependence, risks and challenges at the overarching national level that takes account of individual privacy concerns while helping governments to ...  Read More

UAE reaffirms commitment to upholding rights of ethnic and religious groups in the Middle East at UN Security Council debate

Posted on 30/03/2015: 208 views.

NEW YORK: The Permanent Representative of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the UN, Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, delivered a statement at the United Nations Security Council, asserting the UAE's commitment to stand by all individuals' human rights, regardless of religion or ethnicity at an open debate ...  Read More

Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement adopts comprehensive future vision to enhance dialogue among culture says, Dr Hanif

Posted on 30/03/2015: 131 views.

Dr. Hanif Al Qasim, Chairman of the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, emphasised that the Centre adopts an overall future vision aimed to enhance human rights across the world through supporting dialogue and contributing to promote cultures among peoples. Al Qasim made ...  Read More

Jimmy Carter hails Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Humanitarian & Scientific Foundation

Posted on 30/03/2015: 140 views.

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Advisor to the UAE President and Chief Patron of the Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Humanitarian & Scientific Foundation (SBKF), has received the former US President, Jimmy Carter, and his wife Rosalynn Carter, at his Palace. Upon their arrival, ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi e-Government Portal continues to witness widespread success

Posted on 30/03/2015: 234 views.

Abu Dhabi e-Government Portal, an e-service website managed by Abu Dhabi Systems and Information Centre, ADSIC, continues to grow and witness widespread success across the UAE's capital in 2015. The continued high user-demand rates of the e-Government Portal comes after the success it had over the ...  Read More

UAE Central Bank and UnionPay International sign agreement

Posted on 30/03/2015: 141 views.

Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates, CBUAE, and UnionPay International, UPI, (the international business arm of the global payment network, China UnionPay) have signed an agreement for linking with UAESWITCH, a service that connects ATMs across the country. The agreement was signed on March ...  Read More

Drydocks World and Maritime World win prestigious award for excellence at the Golden Bell Awards granted by the International Maritime Club

Posted on 30/03/2015: 140 views.

Drydocks World and Maritime World, the international service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors, have won the Excellence Award given by the International Maritime Club at the Golden Bell Awards 2015 - Middle East where the group received an award in the Best Creative ...  Read More

UAE Islamic banking sector is en route to achieve US$263 billion by 2019

Posted on 30/03/2015: 143 views.

The UAE is en route to achieve US$263 billion of Sharia-compliant assets by 2019, according to EY's World Islamic Banking Competitiveness, WIBC, report. The industry was estimated to be worth US$127 billion in 2014, thus making it the third largest Islamic banking market by value, after the Saudi ...  Read More

NDC inaugurates its new jack-up rig, Butinah, built in the UAE

Posted on 30/03/2015: 140 views.

National Drilling Company, NDC, has marked the inauguration of its new modern offshore rig, "Butinah", at a ceremony held in the Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah. "Butinah" is the sixth rig in a series of eight similar units being acquired by NDC and manufactured in the UAE by Lamprell. Commenting on ...  Read More

MBRF opens Nobel Museum exhibition in Dubai

Posted on 30/03/2015: 139 views.

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation (MBRF) has announced the opening of Nobel Museum's travelling exhibition in Dubai under the theme, ‘The Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World', in line with the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed ...  Read More

UAE’s eco-friendly residents join Abu Dhabi Festival 2015 in celebration of Earth Hour

Posted on 30/03/2015: 124 views.

Abu Dhabi Festival celebrated Earth Hour for the fifth consecutive year, with a fun filled series of educational workshops for the eco-friendly residents of the UAE. Taking place this year in Hili Fun City, Al Ain, in partnership with the Emirates Wildlife Society-World Wide Fund for Nature, Abu ...  Read More

Ruler of Sharjah emphasises Sharjah prominent stature among world cultures

Posted on 30/03/2015: 140 views.

Sharjah, 30th March, 2015 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has emphasised the historic and archaeological importance of the emirate of Sharjah as a strategic meeting point between the east and west. Sheikh Sultan was speaking ...  Read More

Sharjah Book Authority unveils Thai version of Emirati book at Bangkok International Book Fair

Posted on 30/03/2015: 137 views.

Sharjah Book Authority, SBA, has released the Thai version of Ebdaat Emiratiyah (Emirati Creativities), produced by Mohammed Ahmed Al Murr, Federal National Council, FNC, Speaker, in recognition of the UAE's selection as guest of honour at the Bangkok International Book Fair 2015, which runs until ...  Read More

Al Qubaisi gears up for new WEC Season

Posted on 30/03/2015: 144 views.

ABU DHABI, 30th March, 2015 (WAM) -- Following a relatively satisfying full debut season last year in the FIA World Endurance Championship, WEC, Abu Dhabi Racing, and driver Khaled Al Qubaisi, is now looking forward to the new season which gets underway with the '6 Hours of Silverstone' in Great ...  Read More

Fog envelops parts of UAE

Posted on 30/03/2015: 153 views.

Early morning fog descended on Dubai and parts of the UAE on Monday, with the national weather bureau forecasting foggy weather in the next two days. The National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology said relative humidity is expected to rise by night and early morning over some coastal and ...  Read More

Ministry of Environment uses drones for inspecting quarries

Posted on 30/03/2015: 174 views.

The Ministry of Environment and Water has started using drones to monitor the work of crushers and quarries in various emirates in the UAE in line with government directives on ensuring a sustainable environment. Ganem Al Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary of the external monitoring sector at the ...  Read More