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Report for the 44th United Arab Emirates National Day, 2nd December 2015

Posted on 28/11/2015: 287 views.

The UAE celebrates its 44th National Day in the midst of significant political and economic developments, the national, regional and international levels. These have been tackled successfully as the country continues to display its determination to face all challenges and to make progress in every aspect of life. The country's prudent government and its President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, have exhibited great wisdom in their approach to dealing with these events. This ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed chairs UAE-Russia joint committee meeting

Posted on 28/11/2015: 236 views.

The UAE maintains historic, friendly and special relations with Russia, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has said, noting that these ties are stable and based on the spirit of mutual understanding and respect and a common desire to take them to new heights. H.H. Sheikh ...  Read More

UAE envoy inaugurates Khalifa Centre for Vocational Education in Dakar

Posted on 28/11/2015: 234 views.

UAE Ambassador to Senegal, Mohammed Salem Al Rashdi, has inaugurated the Khalifa bin Zayed Centre for Vocational Education and Development for Persons with Special Needs in the Hann neighbourhood of Dakar, the capital of Senegal. The project has been funded by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan ...  Read More

Sheikha Fatima sponsors UAE pavilion at UN International Bazaar in Geneva

Posted on 28/11/2015: 231 views.

GENEVA: H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, GWU, Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation, FDF, and Head of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, has sponsored the UAE participation in the international bazaar, organised by the United ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed offers condolences to family of martyr Nasser Al Blooshi

Posted on 28/11/2015: 204 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, yesterday offered condolences to the family of martyr Nasser Ali Al Blooshi, who fell in the line of duty while participating in 'Operation Restoring Hope' conducted by ...  Read More

Yemeni President orders military commission to speed up enlisting of popular resistance fighters in the army

Posted on 28/11/2015: 219 views.

ADEN: Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has directed the special military commission of Yemen's national army to announce the conditions and centres of recruitments to quickly enable the popular resistance fighters to join the national army officially, the official Yemen News Agency ...  Read More

Yemeni Vice-President holds extraordinary meeting to discuss UN-brokered peace talks with Houthis

Posted on 28/11/2015: 216 views.

RIYADH: Vice President and Prime Minister of Yemen Khaled Bahah has chaired an extraordinary meeting with presidential advisors and members of the legitimate government delegation to the UN-brokered talks with the rebel Houthi militia and forces loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh. Mr. ...  Read More

Rebel Houthi and Saleh militias killed 196 women in Aden in five month, say Voices of Women of Aden

Posted on 28/11/2015: 205 views.

ADEN: The Voices of Women of Aden, a Yemeni non-governmental coalition, yesterday said 196 women were killed in five months during the war waged by the rebel Houthi militia and forces loyal to ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh on the governorate. Some of the women victims were killed in their ...  Read More

Al Azhar will be right at home in Al Ain

Posted on 28/11/2015: 215 views.

The announcement that Egypt's Al Azhar University will open its first branch campus in Al Ain next September should be widely welcomed in the UAE and beyond, a United Arab Emirates newspaper has urged. "It will boost the portfolio of higher learning institutions already in place here, including ...  Read More

A Festive feast of activities organised by Sharjah for the UAE’s 44th National Day

Posted on 28/11/2015: 153 views.

To mark the UAE's 44th National Day Celebrations, 22 activities have been approved by the Higher Committee of National Day celebrations in Sharjah and will take place over a five day period starting with an opening ceremony and operetta on the 29th of November at Sharjah National Park. The operetta ...  Read More

Etihad Airways wins Ultratravel award

Posted on 28/11/2015: 192 views.

Etihad Airways has received the coveted award for Best First Class at the annual Ultratravel Middle East Awards (Ultras) ceremony, which was held yesterday, Wednesday, at the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel in Dubai. The award is another major accolade for the UAE national airline's First Class ...  Read More

Formula One making tracks on the circuit and on stage in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 28/11/2015: 167 views.

The talking and anticipation ended and the action began on Friday as the Formula One cars made their first appearance of the weekend at the Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The action did not disappoint as the spectators at Yas Marina Circuit were treated to the first glimpses of what promises ...  Read More

Flugtag enthusiasts attempt to cross Dubai Creek without a paddle

Posted on 28/11/2015: 172 views.

Daredevils and designers brought their madcap creations to Dubai Creek on Friday to take part in the Red Bull Flugtag flying competition. It is the second time Dubai has staged the event, in which teams of designers are challenged to build a flying machine that is launched from a ramp across ...  Read More