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For several days now, the Western Region highway has been busy with trucks arriving from all over the Arabian Gulf, bringing in some of the most beautiful and most valuable camels from the region to compete in this year's Al Dhafra Camel Festival. Taking place in Madinat Zayed from December 20 to January 1, the annual festival of Bedouin traditions is expected to be bigger and more eventful than ever. Organised by the Cultural Programmes and Heritage Festivals Committee – Abu Dhabi (CPHFC), the ... Read More
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Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has capped an incredible 12 months by unveiling its first Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 aircraft to more than 200 of the world's media in Abu Dhabi. The doors to the airline's two new flagship aircraft – in the distinctive new ‘Facets of Abu Dhabi' ... Read More
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Jebel Ali Port welcomed the biggest sugar carrier in the world, carrying 106 thousand tons of sugar imported from Brazil by Dubai's Al Khaleej Sugar Refinery, the world's largest stand-alone refinery. Welcoming the world's biggest sugar carrier at Jebel Ali Port were Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, ... Read More
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DP World, one of the world's largest port operators, on Thursday said its shareholders have approved delisting from the London Stock Exchange and the acquisition of Economic Zones World FZE (EZW), owner of the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZ). A company statement said that the resolutions put to ... Read More
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Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has emphasised that the focus on customers and clients is a fundamental pillar in the success of any organisation. His Highness said this during the unveiling of a Customer Services Centres' ... Read More
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NEW YORK: The UAE last night provided a US$1million donation to UN's Central Emergency Response Fund that allows humanitarian organisations to respond to the world's urgent crises. Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, UAE's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, announced the contribution at ... Read More
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His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah was the guest of honour in a ceremony organised yesterday by UNESCO in Paris to celebrate World Arabic Language Day. Sheikh Sultan was received by Abdullah Mohammed Al Owais, Chairman of the Sharjah ... Read More
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Dubai International Film Festival, DIFF, has announced Saeed Salmeen Al Murry as the winning filmmaker for the first Ministry of Interior Award for Best Societal Screenplay, an award worth $100,000. Al Murry received the award for his project ‘Going to Heaven', a screenplay highlighting a social ... Read More
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The United Arab Emirates, represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, has signed an Air Services Agreement, ASA, with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on 16th December during the UAE-Viet Nam Business Leaders Forum which was held in Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai. The agreement was ... Read More
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Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, ENEC, the organisation responsible for the development and operation of the UAE's peaceful nuclear energy programme, recently held public forums in Silla and Abu Dhabi. Attendees at Silla and the Abu Dhabi public forum heard from the CEO and Senior Management on ... Read More
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The Department of Oil Affairs of the Government of Dubai has announced that it has notified its customers that the official price of Dubai crude oil, to be delivered in March 2015, will be US$1 lower than the average daily settlement price of the Oman Crude Oil Financial Contract in Dubai ... Read More
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Dubai Financial Market (DFM) announced that the value of shares bought by foreign investors, or non-UAE nationals, from December 14 to 18, reached about Dh3.3 billion, while value of stocks they sold stood at Dh3.4 billion, with net foreign investment on the market reaching Dh134.4 million during ... Read More
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The UAE Ministry of Education's 2015-2021 development plan incorporated a number of approved projects and programmes for promoting Arabic at the country's schools, enabling students to master it and instilling its values in them, said Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education. Minister ... Read More
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CAIRO: A military funeral was held yesterday for the four martyrs from the UAE and Egyptian armed forces who were killed yesterday in a military aircraft crash during a joint training exercise. Present were UAE Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Arab League Mohammed bin Nakhira Al ... Read More