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Solar Impulse 2 makes history; arrives safely in Hawaii to complete record-breaking non-stop Pacific flight

Posted on 04/07/2015: 345 views.

Solar Impulse 2, the revolutionary solar-powered aircraft able to fly day and night without a drop of fuel, arrived in Honolulu, Hawaii on Friday at 19:57 UAE time after crossing the Pacific Ocean. The 118-hour, 8,261km flight from Nagoya, Japan to Honolulu made history, as it was a feat that had never been accomplished in the world of aviation. For Solar Impulse and their technological and institutional partners, including official host partner Masdar, the completion of the arduous flight ...  Read More


UAE in vast humanitarian push globally this Ramadan

Posted on 04/07/2015: 389 views.

From war zones to areas devastated by natural disasters, UAE generosity will help hundreds of thousands of people through this holy month. In the run-up to Ramadan, as well as during the month itself, UAE-based charitable organisations have been helping those in need around the world. An ambitious ...  Read More

UAE backs international development, says Lubna Al Qasimi

Posted on 04/07/2015: 269 views.

Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of International Cooperation and Development (MICAD), emphasised that the UAE has become an effective player in various aspects of development. She cited the country's ability to support and meet aspirations of all countries across the world in their ...  Read More

UAE backs family protection draft law before Human Rights Council

Posted on 04/07/2015: 255 views.

GENEVA: The UAE has expressed its full support to the resolution on the family protection draft law, adopted by the GCC and Arab groups, Russia and China, and presented before the 29th session of the Human Rights Council, which has endorsed it. This came in a statement made by Saeed Rashid Al ...  Read More

Faisal Al Tunaiji meets President of Peruvian Congress and Panama's Speaker

Posted on 04/07/2015: 254 views.

Faisal Al Tunaiji, member of the Federal National Council (FNC), Chairman of the Youth Parliamentarian Forum, an affiliate of Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), has met the President of Peruvian Congress and Panama's National Assembly Speaker, who is also President of the Latin America Youth ...  Read More

On Zayed Humanitarian Work Day, Rashid Centre for Disabled launches 'Zad Zayed International Award'

Posted on 04/07/2015: 150 views.

In response to the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on the significance of marking the Zayed Humanitarian Work Day, which coincides with 19th of Ramadan, the Rashid Centre for the Disabled has launched the 'Zad ...  Read More

UAE Ambassador lays foundation stone of Sheikh Zayed Park in Sidon, southern Lebanon

Posted on 04/07/2015: 147 views.

BEIRUT: Hamad Saeed Sultan Al Shamsi, the UAE Ambassador to Lebanon, has laid foundation stone of the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Park in Sidon, southern Lebanon. The park is funded by the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KF). Al Shamsi planted an olive tree to mark the event and ...  Read More

Ramadan Night Market draws 1,000 visitors in first 30 minutes

Posted on 04/07/2015: 150 views.

Residents made a beeline for the Ramadan Night Market as it opened on Thursday evening, with around 1,000 visitors streaming in within the first 30 minutes. The event is all geared up to entertain children and adults alike, with a host of attractions for all, particularly families, to enjoy a night ...  Read More