Sheikh Mohammed attends Newmarket Event

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai attended the Shadwell Day at Newmarket’s prestigious Cambridgeshire Festival. The race, sponsored by Shadwell Stud, the…

Pak-India PM's Meet in New York

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(New York) - The Prime ministers of India and Pakistan held a meeting in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, seeking improved relations on the subcontinent. Sharif has called it a chance for a “new beginning” in relations…

Miss Philippines Gets Miss World 2013 Crown

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(Bali) - Miss Philippines, Megan Young has been crowned as Miss World 2013. “I promise to be the best Miss World ever,” Young, 23, said after winning the 63rd annual event, as a large number of Filipino fans who travelled with her celebrated…

Sheikha Lubna Holds Talks with St.Lucia & German Counterparts

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, the UAE Minister of Development and International Cooperation has met with of ministers of other countries and international officials to discuss avenues of cooperation. The discussions…

GCC Foreign Minister's Meet Canadian FM

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister, participated in the discussion session, held between the GCC Foreign Ministers and the Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister, John Baird. During the meeting, held on…

Kerry Urges for Action on UN Climate Report

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(New York) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has called the latest report on climate change by an influential UN panel “yet another wakeup call,” urging strong action to battle its impacts. “This isn’t a run of the mill report to…

Sheikha Lubna Meets Norwegian Counterpart

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Development and International Cooperation, has discussed with Heikki Holmas, Minister for International Development of Norway, the ways to strengthen joint cooperation between…

Hopes High for US-Iran Historic Nuclear Talks

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(New York) - With the eyes of the world upon them, the United States and Iran are going to have one of their highest-level meetings since the 1979 revolution as their foreign ministers join talks on Tehran’s suspect nuclear program. While…

Declare Rape in Conflict Zones a War Crime: Sheikh Abdullah

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(New York) - Foreign Minister of UAE, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan urged governments to stand together to support the UN initiative to combat sexual violence in conflict situations, including condemning this crime and prosecuting…

Dubai Motor Festival Launched

(Dubai) - Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment, an agency of Dubai's Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing has announced the formation of a new festival which embraces Dubai's position as the motoring capital of the Middle East,…

Prince Harry to Visit Dubai on Charity Mission

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(Dubai) - British Royal Prince Harry is to visit Dubai next month to raise funds for HIV-positive children in Lesotho. The visit is scheduled for October 7. He is partnering with Al Jalila Foundation, a not-for-profit healthcare organisation,…

Winners of the Emmy Awards Announced

(Los Angeles) - The 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards took place on Sept, 22. Neil Patrick Harris, star of the network's sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," hosted the event for the second time. Winners include Jim Parsons of "The Big Bang Theory,"…

Emirates wins Aviation Company of the Year Award

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Emirates has demonstrated its industry leading role by picking up Aviation Company of the Year at The Gulf Business Industry Awards 2013. The award comes as Emirates embarks on another wave of route launch announcements, extending its network…

President orders Honouring Football Team

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has instructed honouring of the UAE national football team for winning the 10th GCC U-17 Championship taht was hosted by Qatar from 3-12 September 2013. The UAE Football…