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A young Emirati has scaled the highest summit in Europe and Russia, raising the flag of his beloved country in a demonstration of national pride at the top of the peak. Yasir Albehzad, who works for UAE telecom firm du, scaled Mount Elbrus as part of his goal to climb the seven summits of each continent. It was Yasir's personal dream come true and considers it a great success towards achieving his goal of mountaineering seven summits. Mount Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe, and the ... Read More
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DUNDEE, SCOTLAND: A 63-strong group of female students from the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Qatar and Malaysia, who are in Dundee for the Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education's annual Summer School Programme, met Lord Provost of Dundee Bob Duncan. He said: "I hope the students will enjoy their ... Read More
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A delegation from the Emirati Korean Friendship Society yesterday visited the Korean Cultural Centre (KCC), the first Korean cultural centre in the Gulf region, located in twofour54, Abu Dhabi's media and entertainment free zone. The delegation which was led by Humaid Al Hammadi, chair of the ... Read More
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The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched an initiative, called Ideal Home, in cooperation with a number of government departments, to encourage the creation of more environmentally-friendly homes in the emirate. The initiative will recognise the household that meets the highest ... Read More
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BRASILIA: The Governor of the Brazilian State of Goias, Marconi Perillo, has awarded Khalid Khalifa Al Mualla, UAE Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Order of Gra-Cruz of the First Class, in recognition of his efforts and active role in promoting bilateral relations of ... Read More
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MUKALLA: The Emirates Red Crescent yesterday said it has launched a programme to help Yemeni people with special needs. As part of phase 1 of the support initiative, the ERC team distributed food packs and blankets to some 200 blind male and female people sponsored by the Al Dhiyaa Society in the ... Read More
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NAIROBI: Amina Mohamed, Kenya's Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary, met here on Thursday with Abdul Raziq Mohamed Hadi, UAE Ambassador to Nairobi. The cabinet secretary affirmed that her country places a priority to Emirati investments in ports, tourism and hospitality sectors. The meeting touched ... Read More
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Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, the UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, yesterday said the setting up of the so-called "political council" to govern Yemen is a desperate bid by those who led a coup against legitimacy and plunged Yemen into violence. Gargash said on Twitter that the ... Read More
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Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of State for Tolerance, has stressed the keen interest of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, in instilling the values of tolerance, co-existence, and respect ... Read More
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The Sharjah Labour Standards Development Authority launched an awareness campaign titled ‘We Care for Your Comfort' to enlighten workers about their rights on Tuesday. With the aim of providing a healthy work environment and protection of labourers' rights, the authority highlighted the ban on work ... Read More
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As part of developing the 'Authentic News' initiative, and after its success in refuting and quashing 35 rumours and gainsays since May, the Dubai Municipality launched the rumours receiving service through WhatsApp on number 0501077799, a senior official at Dubai Municipality said. Ibrahim Deshti, ... Read More
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The First Gulf Bank (FGB) reported second quarter 2016 Group revenue growth of 3%, while Q2'2016 net profits were recorded at AED 1.31 Billion compared to AED 1.33 Billion for the previous quarter. FGB reported a Group net profit of AED 2.64 Billion for the six-month period ended 30th June 2016, ... Read More