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Sir Bani Yas grows into international destination for adventure travellers with new exciting offerings

Posted on 28/11/2014: 172 views.

Sir Bani Yas Island, the nature-based island destination in the Western Region that is developed by the Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), is growing more popular with the launch of several new exciting activities for its guests. The 87-square kilometre island, located off the coast of the Western Region of Abu Dhabi, is home to over 13,000 free-roaming animals and three award-winning luxury resorts managed by Anantara where visitors can come and experience a world full of ...  Read More

DMCC welcomes leading global diamond mining company ALROSA – Arcos East DMCC to Free Zone

Posted on 28/11/2014: 159 views.

The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), one of the world's leading commodity hubs for trade and enterprise and the largest and fastest growing Free Zone in the U.A.E., welcomed ALROSA, the Russian world leader in diamond mining, and its subsidiary Arcos East DMCC to Dubai, as the company opened ...  Read More

DIFC Courts, Kenyan judiciary sign enforcement guide

Posted on 28/11/2014: 168 views.

The DIFC Courts, Dubai's established English-language, commercial common law judicial system, yesterday signed a landmark enforcement document with their counterparts in the High Court of Kenya (Commercial and Admiralty Division) that further reinforces the U.A.E.'s position as an economic gateway ...  Read More

Steel companies in Jafza Free Zone record over 20 percent growth in 2013

Posted on 28/11/2014: 163 views.

The steel industry in Jebel Ali Free Zone, Jafza, has seen a robust growth of over 20 percent in 2013, which is more than the rate of industry growth in the U.A.E.. Steel manufacturers and traders in the Free Zone expect the growth momentum to pick-up further in the current fiscal year. The upswing ...  Read More

Etihad Airways and Air Seychelles enhance connectivity with new Abu Dhabi-Seychelles schedule

Posted on 28/11/2014: 173 views.

Etihad Airways and Air Seychelles yesterday announced changes to their flight schedules on the Abu Dhabi-Seychelles route, offering guests more choice and greater flexibility when travelling to and from Mahe in the Republic of Seychelles. Effective from 1st December, the new schedule will see ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid receives President of Portugal

Posted on 28/11/2014: 147 views.

Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, received Dr. Anibal Cavaco Silva, President of Portugal and the delegation accompanying him. During the meeting, attended by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of ...  Read More

Hamed bin Zayed meets with President of Portugal

Posted on 28/11/2014: 161 views.

H.H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's Court, met with Dr. Anibal Cavaco Silva, President of the Republic of Portugal, who is paying an official visit to the U.A.E.. During the meeting, the two sides discussed bilateral relations between the United Arab Emirates ...  Read More

U.A.E. sees dialogue, regional cooperation as means for tackling challenges, says Saqr Ghobash

Posted on 28/11/2014: 128 views.

KUWAIT: U.A.E. Labour Minister Saqr bin Ghobash has underlined the country's firm conviction over regional dialogue and cooperation that could address challenges associated with the contractual employment cycle in the region by taking into account first and foremost religious, ethical and societal ...  Read More

U.A.E. calls upon the international community to protect the Palestinian people

Posted on 28/11/2014: 135 views.

NEW YORK: The United Arab Emirates has called upon the international community to take effective measures to protect the Palestinian people, especially in East Jerusalem, from the daily aggressions committed by the Israeli forces and settlers. In a statement given at the United Nations' General ...  Read More

MoFA's statement on decision of Ireland's Employment Appeals Tribunal

Posted on 28/11/2014: 143 views.

The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has issued the following statement: "The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs is aware of the decision of Ireland's Employment Appeals Tribunal in a case involving the alleged ill-treatment of domestic staff by the U.A.E. ...  Read More

Iraqi civilian causalities, patients arrive in Abu Dhabi for treatment at U.A.E. hospitals

Posted on 28/11/2014: 171 views.

A number of Iraqi wounded and sick civilians arrived last night at Al Bateen Airport in Abu Dhabi to receive medical treatment at the U.A.E. hospitals in implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed ...  Read More

MICAD, UNICEF sign Dh18.4 m agreement to fight Ebola in severely-hit West African nations

Posted on 28/11/2014: 190 views.

The U.A.E. Ministry of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD) on Thursday signed an agreement with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), under which it supported the international organisation's Ebola outbreak response with Dh 18.4 million (US$ 5 million). The funds will support ...  Read More

Dubai Media Incorporated launches subscription OTT-TV service

Posted on 28/11/2014: 147 views.

Dubai Media Incorporated, DMI, Middle East and North Africa's leading media organisation and TV broadcaster, has announced the launch of its new subscription OTT service for registered users to access its Dubai Sports Premium TV channel. Ahmed Saeed Al Mansouri, Director-General of TV and Radio ...  Read More

Al Ain Dairy bags SIAL Innovation Award for camel ice cream

Posted on 28/11/2014: 157 views.

Al Ain Dairy, a U.A.E.-based diary company, has won the SIAL Innovation Award for their healthy alternative ice cream, "Camelait Pemium Camel Ice Cream". Organised by SIAL Middle East in conjunction with Etihad Airways, the award was presented to the Al Ain Dairy Company at a special ceremony in ...  Read More

Second Dubai Desert Triathlon to build on success of inaugural event

Posted on 28/11/2014: 141 views.

Dubai Sports Council yesterday announced that the second Dubai Desert Triathlon will be held on 5th of December as part of the National Day Celebrations. The inaugural Dubai Desert Triathlon, held in April this year, proved a resounding success and the second edition is set to build on that ...  Read More