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Mohammed bin Rashid chairs brainstorming session

Posted on 14/09/2014: 209 views.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of U.A.E. and Ruler of Dubai, has said the U.A.E.'s historic project to send an unmanned probe to Mars by 2021 would benefit all humanity and its findings would be made available to all countries to use. Presiding over a brainstorming session with his team on Saturday, Sheikh Mohammed said the goal of the project is to develop knowledge within universities and research centres and to build national ...  Read More


Saif bin Zayed attends joint U.A.E., German special police forces training

Posted on 14/09/2014: 207 views.

H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior has attended part of training conducted in Abu Dhabi jointly between U.A.E. Interior Ministry's F7 Forces and the German Special Forces GSG9. Sheikh Saif was briefed by Director of F7 Department at ...  Read More

Obaid Al Zaabi: U.A.E. laws protect individual rights and privacy

Posted on 14/09/2014: 172 views.

GENEVA: The United Arab Emirates has said that digital development raised a number of issues and concerns and had some negative consequences for human rights. Addressing a panel discussion held by the UN's Human Rights Council on the right to privacy in the digital age, the U.A.E.'s Permanent ...  Read More

U.A.E. makes its mark as donor state

Posted on 14/09/2014: 163 views.

The U.A.E. has played a seminal role in improving the lot of people around the world through distribution of aid, a newspaper commented yesterday The English language daily 'Gulf News' said the Libyan delegation's visit to the U.A.E. last week brought into focus the ever-present willingness of the ...  Read More

HAI hands out 50 caravan prefabricated houses to Palestinian families

Posted on 14/09/2014: 170 views.

KHAN YUNIS: Human Appeal International (HAI) has provided caravan prefabricated houses to Palestinian families in Khazaa, south of Gaza Strip, whose homes have been completely destroyed during the recent Israeli aggression on Gaza. Emad Al Hadad, head of HAI office in Gaza, said rubbles were ...  Read More

UAEYAP 2014 concludes program in 3 countries

Posted on 14/09/2014: 320 views.

A number of students from U.A.E. universities participated in the U.A.E. Youth Ambassadors (UAEYAP) for 2014 by visiting South Korea, China, and Germany in order to explore the scientific, cultural and leadership potential and skills of the university students. The U.A.E. Youth Ambassadors Program ...  Read More

Sharjah to spend Dh30m on high-tech CCTV

Posted on 14/09/2014: 162 views.

Close circuit television (CCTV) surveillance systems will be installed in Sharjah to help police and other security forces to have an eye on the public to enhance security services and prevent crimes. The best and latest surveillance cameras are currently being used on Sharjah roads. The step of ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi, Brisbane discuss stronger economic relations

Posted on 14/09/2014: 205 views.

Chairman of Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi (DED-Abu Dhabi) Ali Majid Al Mansouri, and Graham Quirk, Lord Mayor of Brisbane, the capital of the State of Queensland, Australia, have discussed ways of bolstering economic and investment relations between Abu Dhabi and Australia at a ...  Read More

Arab Gulf countries considering unified prices for petroleum products

Posted on 14/09/2014: 171 views.

The six member states of the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) have considered the possibility of unifying their prices of petroleum products at a recent meeting in Kuwait, according to Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, U.A.E. Minister of Energy. The GCC petroleum ...  Read More

SCAD issues quarterly report on non-oil merchandise trade

Posted on 14/09/2014: 182 views.

Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) has issued its quarterly report on non-oil merchandise trade through the ports of the Emirate of Abu for Q2 2014 to support decision makers and businesses with accurate and up-to-date statistics on the non-oil merchandise that entered or exited the territory of ...  Read More

Etisalat upgrades broadband speeds for business customers at no extra cost

Posted on 14/09/2014: 162 views.

Etisalat's business customers in the U.A.E. are in for a major upgrade as Etisalat boosts broadband speeds by up to 2.5 times for free. Etisalat will double the speeds of its existing business customers starting today, at no additional charge. As an example, business customers subscribed to 4MBps ...  Read More

Emirates ID stresses significance of Open Data in improving government transparency and accountability

Posted on 14/09/2014: 175 views.

In a new working paper published in the international ‘Journal of Public Administration & Governance', the Emirates Identity Authority has called upon governments around the world to promote concepts and practices of ‘Open Data' through focusing on disseminating qualitative data that can be used ...  Read More

Phase II of Dubai's Jumeirah Corniche project complete

Posted on 14/09/2014: 168 views.

Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has completed Phase II of the Jumeirah Corniche Development project, taking the completion rate of the project to 77 per cent. Phase II spans 2.5km such that the beach side open to the public now extends to 4.5km. Maitha bin Udai, CEO of RTA Traffic and Roads ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club to celebrate racing achievements

Posted on 14/09/2014: 174 views.

With 220 amateur and professional lady jockeys from 56 countries around the globe and 800 guests from the international Arabian racing industry coming to Abu Dhabi, the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival celebrates its sixth anniversary at the Abu ...  Read More

Davis Cup trophy to be displayed at Dubai Mall

Posted on 14/09/2014: 202 views.

Davis Cup, one of the oldest sports trophies, will be on display at the Dubai Mall from Sunday as a build-up to host the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the International Tennis Federation (ITF). The trophy will be picked up by top officials from Tennis Emirates (TE) from Dubai Airport and ...  Read More