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Mohamed bin Zayed, Saudi Foreign Minister discuss latest regional developments and challenges

Posted on 02/08/2015: 191 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and visiting Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al Jubeir discussed yesterday in Abu Dhabi ways to enhance bilateral ties for realising the mutual and strategic interests under the vision of the countries' leadership for further strengthening these ties. The meeting, which took place at Al Shatti Palace and attended by H.H. Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, ...  Read More


Abdullah bin Zayed receives UN Special Envoy for Yemen

Posted on 02/08/2015: 185 views.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, was updated on the latest situation in Yemen during a meeting yesterday with the United Nations (UN) Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Progress of the UN efforts in the country, which ...  Read More

Dealing with racism: UAE sets example, says Arab News

Posted on 02/08/2015: 225 views.

Arab News has published an article praising UAE's new anti-hate law, saying that the country has set an example in dealing with the racism. It further says that the law serves to establish a proper relation between members of society and install civil peace. Written by Abdulrahman Al Rashed, the ...  Read More

UAE condemns murder of Palestinian child

Posted on 02/08/2015: 166 views.

The United Arab Emirates has condemned in the strongest possible terms the reprehensible terrorist criminal act in the West Bank in which the young Palestinian child, Ali Dawabsha, was burned to death, saying that the act was a crime that had caused feelings of revulsion around the world. In a ...  Read More

Arab Parliament slams burning of Palestinian infant to death

Posted on 02/08/2015: 170 views.

CAIRO: Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Jarwan, has condemned in the strongest possible terms the killing of a Palestinian infant when a Palestinian family's residence in Nablus was set ablaze by the Israeli settlers. Four members of his family were seriously injured in the ...  Read More

Foreign aid to Jordan hits US$1 billion since January 2015: Report

Posted on 02/08/2015: 166 views.

AMMAN: Total foreign aid to Jordan since the beginning of 2015 amounted to US$1 billion, according to planning ministry figures. The ministry said Saturday that the external grants from donor nations reached US$632.64 million, while the soft loans directed to support the general budget amounted to ...  Read More

Economic Performance of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi Follow-up Report Q1, 2015

Posted on 02/08/2015: 178 views.

Ali Majid Al-Mansouri, Chairman of the Department of Economic Development (DED) Abu Dhabi, has said that the local economy of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi has recorded new overall economic growth levels last year registering noticeable improvement in the non-oil sectors performance and showing a real ...  Read More

UAE, US non-oil trade stood at US$ 24 billion in 2014

Posted on 02/08/2015: 172 views.

The UAE Ministry of Economy (MoE) and the National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce have discussed ways to enhance trade and investment cooperation. This came during a meeting between Juma Mohammed Al Kit, Assistant Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Economy for Foreign Trade and Amin G. Salam, Vice ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid inspects number of facilities at Dubai International Airport

Posted on 02/08/2015: 171 views.

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, yesterday inspected a number of facilities at the Dubai International Airport, where he was had first assessment about the smooth movement of passengers through this vital and international ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi International Airport passes 2 millionth passenger mark for the first time in a single month

Posted on 02/08/2015: 168 views.

Abu Dhabi International Airport on Friday night welcomed the 2 millionth passenger, achieved a milestone for the first time in a single month and marking a new era in the airport's journey. The passenger, Saeed Ali Al Suraidi, who arrived from Cairo on Etihad Airways, was warmly welcomed by Ahmad ...  Read More

Awareness campaign combating trafficking of ivory begins at Abu Dhabi International Airport

Posted on 02/08/2015: 128 views.

An awareness campaign to combat trafficking of ivory was launched yesterday at Abu Dhabi International Airport's transit area, which is expected to reach to more than 300,000 passengers during its run until 13th of August. Transit passengers will learn that smuggling ivory could lead to prosecution ...  Read More

RTA Dubai unveils 10 pedestrian bridges for 2016, 2017

Posted on 02/08/2015: 133 views.

The Board of Executive Directors of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), chaired by Mattar Al Tayer, has endorsed the construction of 10 pedestrian bridges in 2016 and 2017 situated in a number of vital locations in Dubai. The step will bring the total number of pedestrian bridges in Dubai to ...  Read More

DEWA achieves remarkable progress in water transmission networks in various areas of Dubai

Posted on 02/08/2015: 125 views.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) said yesterday that it has achieved significant progress in supplying, extending and launching major water transmission networks with a total length of 25km across various areas in Dubai. This is in line with Dubai Plan 2021, which sets a roadmap of ...  Read More

New radio broadcasting service launched to cover latest UAE, international news

Posted on 02/08/2015: 124 views.

Sky News Arabia has announced the launch of its radio broadcasting service in the UAE via 90.3 FM as of July 30. The move is in line with the network's vision to emerge as an integrated news platform that offers accurate and unbiased reporting through television, radio, digital applications and ...  Read More

Khor Fakkan fountain developed and reopened

Posted on 02/08/2015: 120 views.

The water fountain at Khor Fakkan has undergone development works costing Dh500,000, the Directorate of Public Works in Sharjah revealed. The fountain was switched back on coinciding with celebrations of the emirate as the ‘Capital of Arab Tourism'. The fountain now has a diameter of 30 metres, and ...  Read More

88m gallons of rainwater collected

Posted on 02/08/2015: 128 views.

An estimated 400,000 cubic metres of rainwater, equivalent to 88 million gallons, was collected in the Central Region's dams after heavy rains, known as Al Rawayeh rains, on July 27, the Ministry of Environment and Water revealed. Eng Mariam Mohammad Saeed Hareb, acting assistant undersecretary for ...  Read More

Theme park industry in UAE, GCC set for a good ride

Posted on 02/08/2015: 134 views.

Theme parks in the UAE and GCC have an edge over their counterparts across the globe since they have adopted the latest technology and are far more innovative and creative. Theme parks are pegged to contribute more than Dh5 billion to the Dubai economy by 2020. This is good news for amusement park ...  Read More