Brazil, Gulf states, Malaysia, Russia Lose EU Trade Benefits

Brazil, Gulf states, Malaysia, Russia Lose EU Trade Benefits

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A score of high-income nations such as Brazil, Russia and the Gulf states lost their privileged access to the EU’s 500 million consumers as the bloc handed their benefits to poorer states. Issuing a revised list of countries entitled to zero-import…
3rd Arab Women Leadership Forum on Nov.19

3rd Arab Women Leadership Forum on Nov.19

(Dubai) - Dubai Women Establishment (DWE) is going to host the third edition of its flagship Arab Women Leadership Forum on November 19-20 in Dubai. The two-day forum will focus on issues and opportunities surrounding the role of women in the…
Sheikh Mohammed Receives Qatari Crown Prince's Letter

Sheikh Mohammed Receives Qatari Crown Prince's Letter

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(Dubai) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai has received a letter from Crown Prince of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani. In the letter, Qatari Crown Prince has…
Greece Strikes Deal on Austerity Plan

Greece Strikes Deal on Austerity Plan

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Greece has reached agreement with its international creditors on new austerity measures necessary to release fresh bailout funds. If passed, Greece will impose 13.5bn euros of cuts. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said, "If this deal is approved…
Cabinet approves Union Budget for 2013

Cabinet approves Union Budget for 2013

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(Abu Dhabi) - UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum chaired a meeting of the Cabinet, during which the Union Budget for fiscal year 2013 was approved. Total revenues are estimated…
Deadly Storm Scrambles US East Coast

Deadly Storm Scrambles US East Coast

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(New York) - US President Barack Obama has declared a "major disaster" in New York state after storm Sandy smashed into the US East Coast, causing flooding and cutting power to millions. A record 13ft tidal surge sent seawater cascading into…
Afghan Presidential Vote Date Set for April 5

Afghan Presidential Vote Date Set for April 5

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(Kabul) - Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission in a statement said Afghanistan’s presidential election will be held on April 5, 2014 months ahead of the final withdrawal of NATO combat troops from the insurgency-plagued nation.…
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Receives Commander of US Central Command

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Receives Commander of US Central Command

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(Abu Dhabi) - General H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces received General James Mattis, Commander of the United States Central Command and his accompanying…
King of Morocco and Sheikh Mohammed Discuss Ties

King of Morocco and Sheikh Mohammed Discuss Ties

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(Abu Dhabi) - King Mohammed VI of Morocco was received by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and Gen. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy…
UAE Signs Air Services Agreement with El Salvador

UAE Signs Air Services Agreement with El Salvador

(Dubai) - UAE represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has signed an air services Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and an Air Services Agreement (ASA) with the Government of the Republic of El Salvador. The Memorandum was…
Qatari Emir Makes Landmark Visit to Gaza

Qatari Emir Makes Landmark Visit to Gaza

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(Gaza) - Qatar's emir is on a landmark tour of the Gaza Strip. The visit is first of any kind made by a head of state since the Islamist Hamas movement took over in 2007. Thousands of Qatari and Palestinian flags were fluttering across Gaza…
Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Meets President of Comoros

Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Meets President of Comoros

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(Dubai) - H. H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, received President Ikililou Dhoinine of Comoros and delegation accompanying him. During the meeting, the two sides reviewed bilateral relations…
Sheikh Mohammed attends banquet for 500 Forbes Global CEOs

Sheikh Mohammed attends banquet for 500 Forbes Global CEOs

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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, attended a dinner banquet hosted by Dubai government at Burj Khalifa in honor of 500 Global Forbes CEOs who are taking part…
Obama Slams Romney on Final Debate

Obama Slams Romney on Final Debate

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(Boca Raton) - US President, Barack Obama accused challenger Mitt Romney of being wrong on all foreign policy choices he has taken, in a forceful start to the final debate before elections. The two candidates clashed over Syria, Libya and other…