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39 contestants in race for UAE Drones for Good Award

Posted on 31/01/2015: 453 views.

The Organising Committee of 'The UAE Drones for Good Award' announced that 39 contestants have qualified to the semi-finals stage at the National, International and Government competitions of the award, which is the biggest of its kind offering prize money worth of Dh 4.67 million (US$1 million for International Competition and Dh1 million for National Competition). 'The UAE Drones for Good Award', launched by the UAE Government during the second Government Summit last February, attracted huge ...  Read More


Minister Al Hashimy leads UAE delegation to AU Summit

Posted on 31/01/2015: 343 views.

Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State, has led the UAE delegation to the annual summit of the African Union (AU). The UAE joined the African Union in 2010 as an observer state based on its interest in promoting relations with African nations as well as with and African multilateral ...  Read More

UAE, Egypt sign cultural cooperation agreement

Posted on 31/01/2015: 356 views.

CAIRO: The UAE Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development and the Egyptian Ministry of Culture, have signed an agreement to launch an executive programme on cultural cooperation to exchange expertise, visits, documents, publications and information in all domains of knowledge, as well as ...  Read More

UAE strongly condemns Sinai terrorist attacks

Posted on 31/01/2015: 339 views.

The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks which hit security stations, military and media installations in northern Sinai Peninsula, Egypt, on Thursday night, killing and wounding a large number of people. In a statement, Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign ...  Read More

UAE newspaper: Human Rights Watch report is "fictitious"

Posted on 31/01/2015: 342 views.

A UAE newspaper on Friday slammed the Human Rights Watch's latest report on human rights in the UAE as " fictitious" and said that the international watchdog group continues to exercise its ugly habit of distorting realities and levelling unjust accusations for purposes that are well known to ...  Read More

UAE Ambassador to France presents credentials to President Hollande

Posted on 31/01/2015: 215 views.

Madhed Hareb Mughir Al Khaiili has presented his credential as Extraordinary Ambassador of the UAE to France to French President Francoise Hollande at the Elysee Palace. During the meeting, the UAE ambassador conveyed to the French president greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin ...  Read More

Khalifa Foundation delivers winter aid to Tunisian families

Posted on 31/01/2015: 206 views.

TUNIS: Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (Khalifa Foundation) has started distribution of new consignments of relief materials to families in 12 Tunisian provinces following a wave of extremely cold weather which hit the country recently. A source at the foundation said the aid programme, ...  Read More

ERC expands its humanitarian projects in Erbil

Posted on 31/01/2015: 208 views.

ERBIL: The Emirates Red Crescent Authority (ERC) has begun implementing extensive humanitarian, health, social and educational programmes in Erbil, in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. Heading the ERC delegation, Dr. Mohammed Ateeq Al Falahi, Secretary-General of the ERC, yesterday visited Erbil. He ...  Read More

UAE wins 3rd place in Asian Football Cup 2015

Posted on 31/01/2015: 249 views.

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA: The United Arab Emirates football team yesterday secured the third position in the 16th AFC Asian Cup when they defeated Iraq in 3rd/4th place match played at Newcastle Stadium in Sydney. UAE scored three goals against Iraq's two goals to win a thrilling match. Ahmed Khalil ...  Read More