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Mohamed bin Zayed: U.A.E. will remain a staunch supporter for Arab brothers

Posted on 22/07/2014: 305 views.

The U.A.E., under the wise leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, will remain a staunch supporter for Arab brothers, based on the longstanding and deeply embedded approach initiated by the founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces, has affirmed. 'President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is ...  Read More


Abu Dhabi’s tourism industry heads down under to build on growing Australian links

Posted on 22/07/2014: 253 views.

Abu Dhabi's tourism industry is heading for Australia later this month for a three-destination road show aimed at capitalising on growing awareness in, and business from, Down Under. Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) said it is leading a nine-strong industry delegation, ...  Read More

U.A.E. tops MENA in innovation index

Posted on 22/07/2014: 269 views.

The U.A.E. has been ranked first among the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries in terms of performance in the 2014 Global Innovation Index, according to a report published by Cornell University, Insead and the World Intellectual Property Organisation. The Global Innovation Index 2014 ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi International Airport boosts services for the summer season

Posted on 22/07/2014: 253 views.

Abu Dhabi International Airport has geared up for a huge spike in passenger numbers during the summer season through providing a series of facility developments and service upgrades. The Abu Dhabi Airports company has said that a range of recently completed ground improvements and new services at ...  Read More

Mall of the World to put Dubai retail ‘20 years ahead’

Posted on 22/07/2014: 251 views.

The mega-project that will include 100 hotels, wellness, cultural and theatre districts is the world's first temperature-controlled city capable of receiving 180 million visitors a year. The shopping and retail industries of the U.A.E. are set to be 20 years ahead of the region with Dubai's launch ...  Read More

Dubai Canal ‘will bring economic prosperity and well-being to the city’

Posted on 22/07/2014: 156 views.

Billboard posters have appeared by the side of Sheikh Zayed Road, thrilling motorists with a glimpse of what the creek extension will look like when it crosses Dubai. However, one group in particular that have given the plans a nod of approval are practitioners of the ancient science of Feng ...  Read More

Dubai Chamber report highlights growing popularity of Islamic finance

Posted on 22/07/2014: 159 views.

A report issued by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, based on a recent study by Ernst and Young, says that global Islamic banking assets have registered cumulative annual growth rate of about 16 percent during the period 2008-2012, reflecting the radical shift from a conventional ...  Read More

Environmental research projects given go-ahead

Posted on 22/07/2014: 152 views.

Innovations in recycling, waste management and water purification are to be given the go-ahead this autumn at Sharjah's Gulf Ecosystem Research Centre. Founded in 2012, the centre was created through a collaboration between Bee'ah, a waste management company, and the American University of Sharjah ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi International Hunting & Equestrian Exhibition to organise 9th Arabian Saluki Beauty Contest 2014

Posted on 22/07/2014: 204 views.

Abu Dhabi International Hunting & Equestrian Exhibition, yesterday announced that it will organise the ‘9th Arabian Saluki Beauty Contest' scheduled to be held during (ADIHEX 2014). The exhibition will take place from September 10th -13th September 2014 in the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ...  Read More

Abu Dhabi Summer Season from July 31

Posted on 22/07/2014: 156 views.

Shows and performances of the Abu Dhabi Summer Season will resume at the end of Eid Al Fitr after a month-long break during Ramadan. For the first time this year, Flash Entertainment and Emirates Palace joined Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (ADTCA) in putting together the annual summer ...  Read More

GCAA launches ‘SAMAE’ mobile app

Posted on 22/07/2014: 133 views.

The U.A.E. General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) launched its e-services mobile application "SAMAE” at its Dubai offices on Monday. The application offers 184 electronic services available for aviation stakeholders. The application is available on Apple IOS, Blackberry and Android app ...  Read More

50 touch screens at 23 Dubai Metro stations

Posted on 22/07/2014: 160 views.

The first interactive information screen was installed on Dubai Mall/Burj Khalifa Metro station in Dubai about half-a-year ago. Today, 50 giant touch screens are spread over 23 Metro stations. They are called ‘Smart Metro Information Kiosks' by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), big touch ...  Read More

Emirates Red Crescent donates Dh150 million for Gaza reconstruction

Posted on 22/07/2014: 246 views.

The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has signed an agreement with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) whereby ERC provides Dh150 million for the reconstruction of Gaza Strip. H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in the ...  Read More

Emirates Red Crescent supports wounded Gazans in Jerusalem

Posted on 22/07/2014: 146 views.

JERUSALEM: A delegation from Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) Office in Ramallah, the West Bank, has visited wounded Gazan Palestinians in Jerusalem in order to express U.A.E's sympathy with them and offer them humanitarian support during their current crisis. Sami Makkawi, Director of ERC's Office, ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid orders 114 metric tons of aid to Gaza

Posted on 22/07/2014: 200 views.

Upon the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the cargo plane, Boeing 747, which was dispatched to Gaza carrying 114 metric tons of aid, landed at Marka International Airport in Amman early on Monday. The gesture is ...  Read More

Mohammed bin Rashid Establishment carrying out 38 Ramadan humanitarian projects in 35 countries

Posted on 22/07/2014: 149 views.

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charity and Humanitarian Establishment, on directives from Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, is carrying 38 humanitarian projects in the U.A.E. and overseas to help the needy during the Holy ...  Read More

Emirates Red Crescent implements Iftar projects in al-Aqsa yards and Old City

Posted on 22/07/2014: 129 views.

JERUSALEM: The Emirates Red Crescent office in Ramallah is distributing 500 Iftar meals everyday among fasting people at al-Aqsa Mosque yards in cooperation with Awqaf Department, Directorate of Jerusalem. The Authority's Office has also overseen the distribution of 400 Iftar meals daily among the ...  Read More

Fashion exhibition supports water aid initiative

Posted on 22/07/2014: 149 views.

Emirati designers have come together once again to host a charity fashion exhibition for a cause. The four-day ‘Designs for hope' exhibition, which was held at Dubai Ladies Club on July 15, raised Dh500,000 in support of the U.A.E. Water Aid initiative (U.A.E. Suqia). The initiative was recently ...  Read More

Rashid Al Dhaheri gets taste of 60cc karts in Italy

Posted on 22/07/2014: 143 views.

With the holiday season in full swing, Rashid Al Dhaheri has been on an intensive karting adventure in Italy in what rates as the most comprehensive training programme ever embarked on by a young aspiring race driver from the U.A.E.. The Abu Dhabi school boy, fondly referred to as Little Alonso, ...  Read More

Swimming superstars return to Dubai

Posted on 22/07/2014: 156 views.

Organiser are expecting another thrilling event at the Hamdan Sports Complex here between August 31stand September 1st, with crowd favourites and overall winners of the 2013 Swimming World Cup, Chad Le Clos of South Africa and Hungarian Katinka Hosszu, expected to head the list of stars competing ...  Read More