UAE’s foreign aid soars to Dh7.74 bln

UAE’s foreign aid soars to Dh7.74 bln

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(Abu Dhabi) - UAE disbursed a total of Dh7.74 billion of foreign aid benefiting 128 countries across the world and committed another 674.9 million in 2011, according to a report released by the Office for the Coordination of Foreign Aid (OCFA).…
US-GCC Strategic Cooperation Forum

GCC FMs and US discuss Strategic Cooperation

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(New York) - Foreign Ministers of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, held their second Ministerial Meeting within the framework of ‘The Strategic Cooperation Forum between the Gulf Cooperation…
End occupation, UAE tells Iran

End occupation, UAE tells Iran

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(New York) - The United Arab Emirates regretted the continued Iranian occupation of its three islands. UAE Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the floor of the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly expressed,…
Anne Hathaway Ties the Knot

Anne Hathaway Ties the Knot

(California) - Anne Hathaway tied the knot with Adam Shulman. The couple, who have been together for four years, got engaged last November. "I am very much in love with him, [only] Adam totally ruined my plan," Anne Hathaway said adding that,…
Emirates Becomes World’s Top Airline Brand

Emirates Becomes World’s Top Airline Brand

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(Dubai) - Dubai-based Emirates Airline has become the world’s Most Valuable Airline Brand, according to Brand Finance’s Global 500 brand study which will be unveiled at the Global Travel Marketing Forum in Dubai. Media statement issued by…
Sheikh Abdullah attends Obama's Dinner Banquet

Sheikh Abdullah attends Obama's Dinner Banquet

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE attended a dinner banquet hosted by the U.S. President Barack Obama in the attendance of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Some 130 presidents and heads of…
Leaders of UAE and Bahrain discuss key issues

Leaders of UAE and Bahrain discuss key issues

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(Al Ain) - The President, H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, received His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain at Al Rawdah Palace. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and…
Sheikh Abdullah Meets Somali PM, Spanish, Ethiopian, Sri Lankan FMs

Sheikh Abdullah Meets Somali PM, Spanish, Ethiopian, Sri Lankan FMs

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(New York) - Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE received the Somali Prime Minister at the sidelines of 67th session of United Nations General Assembly Meeting. Both the leaders discussed the bilateral cooperation. Sheikh…
HBO Scores Big at Emmy Awards

HBO Scores Big at Emmy Awards

(Los Angeles) - Cable network HBO took home the biggest haul at the television Emmy awards this year, with 23 trophies for shows like political film Game Change and White House comedy series Veep. The CBS broadcast network finished second with…
President Khalifa receives RAK Ruler

Sheikh Khalifa receives RAK Ruler

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(Abu Dhabi) - President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan received H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and Ruler of Ra's al-Khaimah at Al Rawdha Palace, in the attendance of H.E. Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan,…
Sheikh Mohammed receives Egypt's Information Minister

Sheikh Mohammed receives Egypt's Information Minister

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received the Egyptian Information Minister, Salah Abdel-Maksoud at Zabeel Palace. Also present were H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin…
UAE, Chile sign Reciprocal Visa Waiver MOU

UAE, Chile sign Reciprocal Visa Waiver MOU

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(New York) - The Governments of the of the United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Chile have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the exemption of entry visa requirements for holders of diplomatic, official and special passports on reciprocal…
Ban and Brahimi Meet to Discuss Syria

Ban and Brahimi Meet to Discuss Syria

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(New York) - UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon and UN International mediator to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi met to discuss the situation in Syria, expressing hope that an upcoming UN General Assembly summit will help improve the humanitarian situation…
UAE calls for Nuclear Free Zone

UAE calls for Nuclear Free Zone

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(Vienna) - The UAE has called on all countries in the region to work towards a zone free of nuclear weapons in the Middle East. H.E. Hamad Al Kaabi, the UAE’s permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), made…