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Abdullah bin Zayed: United Arab Emirates stands firm with the Kingdom of Arabia against any Iranian attempts to interfere in the internal affairs of the Arab States

Posted on 04/10/2015: 247 views.

NEW YORK, 4th October 2015 (WAM) --- The United Arab Emirates has warned that the threat of terrorist organisations, most notably Daesh and AI-Qaeda-affiliated groups, transcends geographical boundaries and is a risk not only for this region but for all states and communities. This came in the statement of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the United Arab Emirates, before the General Debate of the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly last night in New ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed attends UAE Mission to UN's annual reception on side-lines of UN General Assembly

Posted on 04/10/2015: 219 views.

NEW YORK: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the UAE, attended a reception hosted last night by the UAE Permanent Mission to the UN on the side-lines of the 70th Session of the UN General Assembly in New York. The annual event was attended by a number of heads of state, ...  Read More

UAE takes part in high-level Ministerial Meeting on developments in Libya

Posted on 04/10/2015: 186 views.

NEW YORK: Ahmed Al Jarman, Assistant Foreign Minister for Political Affairs, has said the UAE is looking forward to the formation of the Libyan national reconciliation government in the light of the proposed UN-backed peace plan to end the suffering of the people of Libya. This came during his ...  Read More

U.S, Arab Gulf states: Only solution to Syrian crisis is a political transition away from brutal Bashar Assad who lost all legitimacy

Posted on 04/10/2015: 188 views.

NEW YORK: The United States and members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) emphasised that the only way to solve the crisis in Syria is a managed political transition away from the head of the regime, Bashar Assad, who has lost all legitimacy. The transition, they said, should be in accord with ...  Read More

UAE delegation discusses means of cooperation with international officials in New York

Posted on 04/10/2015: 243 views.

The UAE delegation to the United Nations in New York has held a series of diplomatic and official meetings with international officials representing development and humanitarian agencies and donor organisations, to discuss opportunities for cooperation and partnership in the field of humanitarian ...  Read More

LAPD in Abu Dhabi to review UAE Police skills

Posted on 04/10/2015: 220 views.

A US Police delegation, headed by Major General Horace Frank, Deputy Commander of Special Operations and Anti-terrorism bureau at Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), arrived to Abu Dhabi International Airport on Friday evening. The delegation was greeted upon arrival by a number of officers from ...  Read More

UAE refurbishes Presidential Palace in Yemen

Posted on 04/10/2015: 186 views.

ADEN: Yemeni electronic sites yesterday published photographs of fast-equipment used by the United Arab Emirates to refurbish the presidential palace in Ma'shiq in Krater district, Aden. The images showed the size of the destruction of the palace inflicted by the Houthi militia and Ali Abdullah ...  Read More

FNC elections 2015 announced

Posted on 04/10/2015: 233 views.

The Federal National Council elections 2015 results were announced this evening. In the Emirate of Abu Dhabi the following candidates won: Khalifa Suhail Al Mazrouei, Mattar bin Omaira Al Shamsi, Saeed Saleh Al Rumaithi and Saleh Mubarak bin Othaith. While from the Emirate of Dubai the winners are: ...  Read More

79,157 voters participated in Federal National Council Elections 2015, says Anwar Gargash

Posted on 04/10/2015: 210 views.

Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs (FNC) and Chairman of the National Election Committee (NEC), yesterday announced the names of the preliminary winners in the Federal National Council Elections 2015, which were ...  Read More

UAE ranks first in Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016 in highly developed quality of roads

Posted on 04/10/2015: 193 views.

DUBAI, 3rd October, 2015 (WAM) -- The UAE has been ranked first globally in the Quality of Roads Indicator, according to the Global Competitiveness Report issued by the World Economic Forum, for the year 2015-2016. The Quality of Roads pillar features the quality of railroad, port and air transport ...  Read More

Emirati Economy minister: GDP to grow more than 3.5 percent to Dh1.6 trillion

Posted on 04/10/2015: 154 views.

Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, said the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the UAE is predicted to grow more than 3.5 percent to more than Dh1.6 trillion this year, compared with Dh1.5 trillion in 2014. In a statement to WAM, the minister said the UAE's ability to maintain high ...  Read More

ADNOC Distribution bags ‘Brand of the Year’ Distinction at World Branding Awards 2015 in Service Stations Award Category

Posted on 04/10/2015: 213 views.

ADNOC Distribution was honoured with the ‘Brand of the Year' distinction at the World Branding Awards 2015 in the National Award category for service stations sector. The title validates the brand's excellence in the distribution and marketing of petroleum products and allied services within the ...  Read More

Dubai Holding records 24 per cent increase in net profit of Dh2.6 billion

Posted on 04/10/2015: 150 views.

Mohammad Abdulla Al Gergawi, Chairman of Dubai Holding, announced yesterday the financial results of its business group, Dubai Holding Commercial Operations Group (DHCOG), for the first half of this year ending 30th June 2015. DHCOG continued to see good operational progress with all businesses ...  Read More

Dubai Customs bags five trophies from Ideas America in 2015

Posted on 04/10/2015: 149 views.

Dubai Customs has bagged five trophies from the 6th Ideas America summit, held in Hanover, Maryland, recently. Notably, Dubai Customs bagged a high profile award in the innovation category, through its Director, Ahmed Mahboob, who was awarded the Best Executive Leadership Award 2015. The other four ...  Read More

Y-o-Y prices down for 16 groups of building materials in August, reports SCAD

Posted on 04/10/2015: 150 views.

Statistics Centre - Abu Dhabi (SCAD) issued yesterday its monthly report on the prices of building materials for the month of August 2015, compared with July 2015 and August 2014. The monthly publication of Materials Price Statistics is of special significance, since building material prices ...  Read More

GITEX Shopper 2015 launches in Dubai

Posted on 04/10/2015: 163 views.

GITEX Shopper 2015, the largest and most anticipated consumer electronics show in the Middle East, on Saturday launched with top regional distributors and power retailers adding to the stellar line-up of exhibitors. The eight day shopping extravaganza features more than 35,000 cutting-edge gadgets, ...  Read More

Nakheel confirms Dh819 million contract for construction of The Palm Tower

Posted on 04/10/2015: 168 views.

Nakheel has awarded a contract worth Dh819 million for the construction of The Palm Tower, its 52-storey, five star hotel and residential complex on Dubai's Palm Jumeirah, the developer announced. Nakheel has appointed UAE-based Trojan General Contracting and National Projects & Construction LLC to ...  Read More

Dh250-million bridges to link Dubai Parks with city

Posted on 04/10/2015: 186 views.

A contract worth Dh250 million has been awarded for constructing roads and bridges for the Dubai Parks and Resorts project. The contract includes the construction of a three-lane bridge stretching 1,500 metres, which will serve as the main entry to the project from the Shaikh Zayed road for ...  Read More

International award winning authors to hold discussions at SIBF 2015

Posted on 04/10/2015: 149 views.

A glittering line-up of international award winning authors will hold panel sessions and discussions at this year's Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) taking place between 4th-14th November at Sharjah Expo Centre. Man Booker prize winners and PEN prize winners are among a raft of published ...  Read More

Mohammed Balooshi targets top-10 finish

Posted on 04/10/2015: 149 views.

UAE champion biker Mohammed Balooshi is set to embark on the last leg of his quest to end the season with a world top-10 position in the FIM Cross Country Rally World Championships in Morocco. The Emirati, who is brimming with confidence as he heads towards the final race of the world championship ...  Read More

Al Qamzi finishes second behind Chiappe in China

Posted on 04/10/2015: 148 views.

Team Abu Dhabi's Thani Al Qamzi maintained his composure and drove superbly to finish second overall behind the defending world champion Philippe Chiappe at the Grand Prix of China, round four of the 2015 UIM F1 H2O World Championship, on the Lui River on Friday. The leading duo controlled the race ...  Read More