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U.A.E. backs international counter-terrorism efforts

Posted on 21/09/2014: 192 views.

NEW YORK: The U.A.E. has announced its full support for the international efforts to combat the terrorism of the "Islamic State in Iraq and Levant", ISIL, believing that such a war on terrorism will not lead to a marginalisation of Sunni Muslims, will not lead to a dismemberment of the components of the people of Iraq and will not lead to intervention by foreign powers with subversive agendas. In a speech to the United Nations Security Council, U.A.E. Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin ...  Read More

Abdullah bin Zayed leads U.A.E. delegation to Climate Summit

Posted on 21/09/2014: 187 views.

This week, the United Arab Emirates will reaffirm its support for renewable energy and enhanced voluntary action to fight climate change at the United Nations Climate Summit 2014, the highest-level global meeting on the topic in five years. Led by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, U.A.E. ...  Read More

Distribution of food aid, tents to victims of floods in Pakistan upon directives of U.A.E. President

Posted on 21/09/2014: 173 views.

ISLAMABAD: The Administration of U.A.E. Pakistan Assistance Programme (U.A.E. PAP), has distributed 40,000 food baskets and 7, 100 tents at a cost of over US$3.1 million, to the families affected by the floods in a number of areas, cities and villages in the Punjab Province. The move comes in ...  Read More

U.A.E. will participate in major nuclear conference in Vienna

Posted on 21/09/2014: 175 views.

The U.A.E. will participate in a major annual nuclear conference in Vienna next week to discuss countries' atomic activities and plans for the future. Arab states are expected to use the event to urge Israel to join the nuclear non-proliferation treaty and place all its facilities under safeguards ...  Read More

U.A.E.-US economic, trade, investment relations to see further growth: Al Mansouri

Posted on 21/09/2014: 183 views.

Economic, trade and investment relations between U.A.E. and the U.S. are steadily flourishing and are poised for further growth and development as the two countries have a common will for bolstering them, and as several opportunities and avenues that are still untapped would deepen their ...  Read More

TDIC to showcase its latest residential development on Saadiyat at Cityscape Global 2014

Posted on 21/09/2014: 114 views.

Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) will be showcasing its latest residential offerings and unique investment opportunities at Cityscape Global 2014. The annual event, which will take place from September 21st – 23rd at the Dubai World Trade Centre, will be an opportunity for investors ...  Read More

Dubai World Central to showcase second phase of residential district at Cityscape Global 2014

Posted on 21/09/2014: 122 views.

Dubai World Central (DWC), the world's first purpose-built aerotropolis, is set to present the second phase of its ‘Residential District' at this year's edition of Cityscape Global, scheduled to run from 21-23 September at the Dubai World Trade Centre. DWC's Residential District, an exclusive urban ...  Read More

Union Properties launches Dh1.78bn of new projects

Posted on 21/09/2014: 125 views.

Dubai-based Union Properties is to unveil Dh1.78bn worth of new projects at the annual Cityscape Global exhibition which takes place between 21- 23 September in Dubai. Union Properties says these include a Dh1.1bn high-rise development consisting of five towers in Motor City known as Vertex towers, ...  Read More

Dubai SME launches Equity Investment Initiative to facilitate funding for start-ups and early stage development

Posted on 21/09/2014: 124 views.

Dubai SME, the agency of Dubai's Department of Economic Development (DED) mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, has launched Equity Investment Initiative with the aim of unlocking investment and funding in SMEs and providing entrepreneurial projects with access to ...  Read More

U.A.E. Armed Forces pledges commitment to protection of the national rail network

Posted on 21/09/2014: 159 views.

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the U.A.E.'s national railway, has signed a major Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the U.A.E.'s Armed Forces. Both parties will work together through close coordination and exchange of information to secure the vital protection of the national rail ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi safest emirate to live and work: U.A.E. crime poll

Posted on 21/09/2014: 135 views.

Abu Dhabi has been voted the safest emirate in which to live and work. Respondents were asked to rank the emirates in order of safety. Overall, almost half (47 per cent) ranked Abu Dhabi, the U.A.E.'s largest emirate, as the safest, closely followed by Dubai at 41 per cent. "When you look at the ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Film Festival to celebrate work of Francois Truffaut

Posted on 21/09/2014: 112 views.

Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), powered by twofour54, will screen a selection of films by filmmaker, Francois Truffaut, for the first time in Abu Dhabi. Truffaut passed away 30 years ago, in 1984, an occasion for ADFF to remember and celebrate this influential director. Many of the films have been ...  Read More

New radio station promotes U.A.E. heritage

Posted on 21/09/2014: 110 views.

The Hamdan bin Mohammad Heritage Centre (HHC) has officially launched a radio station dedicated to promoting national cultural values and the U.A.E.'s heritage among young people. The Al Oula radio station is available on the 107.4 FM frequency. Al Oula, which is Arabic for "The First”, is the ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Date Palm Festival from November 24 to 29

Posted on 21/09/2014: 116 views.

A date palm museum featuring a large ensemble of images, photographs, cut-outs and display screens will be major attraction of this year's Emirates International Date Palm Festival in Abu Dhabi. Live demonstrations by craftsmen at the museum will serve as the key highlight of the eighth edition of ...  Read More

Al Majaz Waterfront: A unique family destination

Posted on 21/09/2014: 104 views.

The Dh120-million Al Majaz Waterfront, Sharjah Investment and Development Authority's (Shurooq) debut project, has changed the landscape along the Khalid Lagoon, from a simple stretch of land to an ideal area for recreation for families and tourists alike. Al Majaz Waterfront boasts of a range of ...  Read More

Mixed fortunes for U.A.E. at Asian Games

Posted on 21/09/2014: 111 views.

Hamad Al Kendi shares second place with four other shooters at the end of the first round of qualifying in the men's Trap event. It was a day of mixed fortunes for the U.A.E. contingent on Saturday as Hamad Al Kendi kept the Emirati flag flying at the 2014 Asian Games at Incheon in South Korea. Al ...  Read More