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U.A.E. celebrates Eid Al Fitr today

Posted on 28/07/2014: 244 views.

The U.A.E. will celebrate the first day of Eid Al Fitr today, the moon sighting committee announced on Sunday. Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi, Minister of Justice, who chaired the committee's meeting in Abu Dhabi, greeted the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the U.A.E. and Ruler of Dubai, Their Highnesses Members of the Supreme Council and Rulers of the Emirates, and the U.A.E. people ...  Read More

U.A.E. leads the way with global food aid programme

Posted on 28/07/2014: 230 views.

A local newspaper urged the rest of the world to follow the initiative taken by the U.A.E. to help the people of Gaza. In its editorial yesterday, Gulf News said: 'The worth of a nation can be gauged from its ability to correctly differentiate between a time to talk and the time to act. In ...  Read More

Arab Parliament denounces escalation of violence in Libya

Posted on 28/07/2014: 200 views.

CAIRO:The Arab Parliament (AP) has condemned the escalation of extremism and violence in Libya, warning that the situation threatens the Arab national security. AP President Ahmed Mohammed Al Jarwan demanded all involved parties to exert maximum efforts to preserve territorial integrity and unity ...  Read More

U.A.E.’s space programme could inspire innovation

Posted on 28/07/2014: 214 views.

The U.A.E.'s space programme could inspire innovation and spur further diversification of the country's economy. A mission to Mars would promote a focus on making breakthroughs in the development of new technologies, which could be patented and sold to foreign space agencies. It could also inspire ...  Read More

TRA issues Twitter guidelines for U.A.E. users

Posted on 28/07/2014: 233 views.

Twitter users should be aware of local laws when posting potentially inflammatory content, the country's telecommunications regulator has warned. Tweets must comply not only with Twitter's terms of service, but also U.A.E. laws and regulations, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) said ...  Read More

Etihad Airways and Abu Dhabi Marine Sports Club ink joint agreement

Posted on 28/07/2014: 175 views.

In the presence of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Advisor to the U.A.E. President, Chairman of Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club, the club yesterday signed a joint agreement with Etihad Airways as the official carrier for club teams for all its trips and competitions in ...  Read More

Emirates Red Crescent continues to fund meals in Al Khalil

Posted on 28/07/2014: 134 views.

The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, is maintaining its commitment to fund Takiyat Ibrahimi, an ancient charity soup-kitchen near the Al Ibrahimi Mosque in Al Khalil (Hebron), which has been distributing thousands of meals to underprivileged people from the city and neighbouring towns. In an exclusive ...  Read More

Khalifa Foundation distributes food packages to Palestinian families in Jerusalem, West Bank

Posted on 28/07/2014: 161 views.

RAMALLAH: Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has distributed 8000 food packages to needy Palestinian families in Jerusalem and other areas in the West Bank, as part of its Ramadan-long humanitarian operation. An official from the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation said Representative Office ...  Read More

Nahyan honours 30 Islamic calligraphers for completing Quran copy by hand

Posted on 28/07/2014: 132 views.

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, on Saturday honoured 30 Islamic calligraphers for reproducing a complete copy of the Holy Quran during a three-day calligraphy event. The calligraphers who hail from 11 Arab and Muslim countries handed over ...  Read More

National Ambulance Company steps-up medical response alertness for Eid-Al-Fitr

Posted on 28/07/2014: 131 views.

The National Ambulance Company, NAC, has announced that it has stepped-up its preparedness to dealing with emergencies across the country during Eid-Al-Fitr, by increasing the number of medical personnel and ambulances available in an effort to swiftly respond to any emergency. Ahmad Al Hajiri, CEO ...  Read More

Golden double for U.A.E. ladies endurance team in Verona

Posted on 28/07/2014: 136 views.

VERONA, ITALY: The U.A.E. ladies team registered a golden double winning the individual gold as well as the team gold in the HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival-supported first-ever H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup, a world class ...  Read More