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Khalifa University wraps up exciting "STEM" Summer Camp with robot showdown

Posted on 22/08/2014: 338 views.

Khalifa University has wrapped up its first Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) summer camp on August 21st, with an exciting "Robo" Competition at its Abu Dhabi campus. Over 30 students participated in front of their peers, University students and faculty, and the media. The winners were, first place team: Amira Obaid, Noura Al Ghafri, Sheikha Al Mujaini and Fatma Al Amri, and in second place the team consisting of Hamad Al Dhanhani, Hamad Khaled and Mohammed Al Mansoori, ...  Read More


Humanitarian aid worth Dh1.9m bound for Iraq

Posted on 22/08/2014: 327 views.

The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) humanitarian aid shipment consisting of 16 containers will leave Jebel Ali Port on Saturday for Erbil, Iraq, officials said on Thursday. The aid is being sent from the stockpile in Dubai and is worth about Dh1.9 million. UNHCR officials said the ...  Read More

U.A.E. frontrunner in humanitarianism: paper

Posted on 22/08/2014: 296 views.

"Nobody talks about its love for humanity the way the U.A.E. does. It achieves so by cutting through all conceivable barriers, as it proved on Tuesday, when the U.A.E. marked World Humanitarian Day at the Dubai Mall," said the Sharjah-based English language daily, The Gulf Today, in an editorial ...  Read More

ERC dispatches relief plane to displaced people in Kurdistan region of Iraq

Posted on 22/08/2014: 302 views.

The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) yesterday sent a plane, carrying 36 tonnes worth Dh7 million of relief aid to displaced people in Erbil of Kurdistan region of Iraq. The move follows the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin ...  Read More

Delegation of Mohammed bin Rashid Charity Establishment visits Lebanon to provide relief aid to displaced Syrians

Posted on 22/08/2014: 293 views.

A delegation of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charity and Humanitarian Establishment, left for Beirut and the Lebanese-Syrian borders on Wednesday to provide the relief aid to thousands of Syrian refugees and displaced at the camps there. The move follows the directives by President His ...  Read More

ERC distributes relief aid to affected people in Gaza

Posted on 22/08/2014: 160 views.

GAZA: The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) yesterday distributed 1,200 relief baskets to those affected by events taking place in Gaza, including 500 food baskets, 500 health kits and 200 packages of cleaning products. Emad Abu al-Laban, Director of ERC Office in Gaza, said assistance comes as part of ...  Read More

Mohamed bin Zayed visits U.A.E. national patient in hospital

Posted on 22/08/2014: 174 views.

His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, visited an Emirati national currently receiving medical treatment in Al Mafraq Hospital, to inquire about his health condition, under the framework of His ...  Read More

Central Bank of the U.A.E. aware of consent order between New York State Department of Financial Services, Standard Chartered Bank

Posted on 22/08/2014: 213 views.

Central Bank of the U.A.E. announced that it has taken note of the Consent Order entered into by the New York State Department of Financial Services and Standard Chartered Bank on 19 August 2014. Under the said Consent Order, the bank was fined and is subject to certain procedures for not ...  Read More

NBAD MENA Income and Growth Fund delivers 2.40% Semi Annual Dividend

Posted on 22/08/2014: 169 views.

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) distributed 2.40% dividend to NBAD MENA Income and Growth Fund investors with the option to reinvest the dividend in lieu of a cash payout. The distribution equals 2.40% of the Fund's net asset value (NAV) as of August 7, 2014. All those investors who ...  Read More

Ministry of Education endorses academic year calendar for 2014- 2015

Posted on 22/08/2014: 165 views.

The Ministry of Education has endorsed the academic year calendar for 2014 - 2015 in light of the amendments introduced to stabilise the educational process, and give the students opportunity to practice non-curricula activities. The new calendar allows teachers to invest days devoted to the ...  Read More

Sharjah International sees 23.1% surge in second quarter passenger numbers

Posted on 22/08/2014: 168 views.

New route capacity and a runway closure at Dubai International saw a spike in passenger numbers at Sharjah International Airport in the second quarter. The airport in the country's third largest airport handled 2.6 million passengers in the three months ending June 30, up 23.1 per cent from the ...  Read More

NOL cards sales soar 52 per cent

Posted on 22/08/2014: 163 views.

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has revealed that the sales of NOL cards continued to soar considerably since the launch of the service in August 2009. During the first six months of this year NOL card sales proceeds increased by as much as 52 per cent compared with the previous period last ...  Read More

Al Mutawaa to drive in Germany, Spain

Posted on 22/08/2014: 158 views.

U.A.E.'s Mohammed Al Mutawaa has been handed a seat to drive at two rallies in the FIA World Rally Championship's (WRC) feeder series, the WRC 3. Abu Dhabi Racing (ADR) said in a release that the 21-year-old Emirati would participate in the WRC 3 category in Germany (August 21-24) and Spain ...  Read More

EAFL’s Abu Dhabi Wildcats prepare to share territory

Posted on 22/08/2014: 159 views.

In the two years of the Emirates American Football League's existence, the Abu Dhabi Wildcats have twice hoisted the championship trophy after winning the year-end Desert Bowl. Having despatched foes from Dubai and Al Ain in consecutive seasons, there is a new threat on the horizon as player ...  Read More

A riot of laughs to wrap up Summer Season

Posted on 22/08/2014: 176 views.

Seven Arab comedians are heading to the U.A.E. Capital next week for some good, hearty laughs. They are the United Nations of Comedy II and this August 28-29 they are making a comeback to Abu Dhabi Summer Season festival. "The U.A.E. has such a strong, multifaceted culture, which is an amazing ...  Read More