Independence Day of Lebanon Celebrations in Dubai

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(Dubai) - The Consul General of Lebanon in Dubai, His Excellency Sami Nemeir hosted the Independence day of Lebanon in Dubai which was attended UAE government officials, Diplomats and members of the Lebanese community in UAE.

Bean & Montenegro win Emmys

Britain’s Sean Bean and Brazil’s Fernanda Montenegro took the top acting honours at the 41st International Emmy Awards in which the statues were spread among TV productions from six countries. Zachary Quinto, presented the honorary International…

President of Iran Receives Sheikh Abdullah

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(Tehran) - The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani received in Tehran His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Foreign Minister. During the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah conveyed the regards of the President His Highness Sheikh…

Arab Leaders Congratulate President & PM

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The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has received a congratulatory cable from the Amir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, on Dubai winning the bid to host World Expo 2020. Sheikh Khalifa also…

Egypt Panel to Vote on New Constitution

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(Cairo) - The constitution is the first key milestone in a road map envisaged by Egypt’s rulers after the army ousted Islamist president Mohammed Mursi on July 3. A 50-member panel drafting Egypt’s new constitution begins voting on the…

Expo Bid Win to Bring Contracts worth $35 bln

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(Dubai) - As the UAE celebrates the successful bid of Dubai Expo 2020, a positive sentiment has returned to the country’s construction market and to Dubai in particular. According to regional project tracker MEED Projects, the total value…

Iran Invites UN Inspectors on Dec 8

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Iran has invited UN inspectors to visit its Arak heavy-water production plant on December 8, the first concrete step under a cooperation agreement to clarify concerns about Tehran’s disputed nuclear programme. Yukiya Amano, Director-General…

Sheikh Hamdan's Unique Celebration on Expo Win

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, raised the UAE National Flag from the top of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, to celebrate Dubai’s win at the World Expo…

American Music Awards Held

Pop diva Taylor Swift was named Artist of the Year at the American Music Awards (AMA), while other big winners included British boy band One Direction and Justin Timberlake. Swift, who took to the stage in a shiny golden dress, also won…

Dubai wins Bid to Host World Expo 2020

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(Dubai) - Dubai has won the bid to Host World Expo 2020, a historic moment in the history of the country. As soon as the results were announced, people cherished the historic moment and celebrations started at Burj Khalifa. Congratulating…

UAE Urges for Lasting Peace in Middle East

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(New York) - The United Arab Emirates has said that a just, comprehensive and lasting peace in the Middle East is the only strategic option for countries which support peace and stability in the region, saying this cannot be achieved without…

Dubai Expo 2020 Frenzy Reaches its Peak

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(Dubai) - As millions of people wait with bated breath for news that could have far reaching positive economic implications for the whole Gulf region, the UAE, all decked up to mark its 42nd National Day, is already in a celebratory mood.…

Housing for Nationals Top Priority: PM

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has underlined that the President of UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, takes interest in the…

Syria Peace Conference in January

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Syrian government and opposition negotiators will meet for the first time since start of the country’s 32-month-old war in Geneva from January 22, the UN announced. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the landmark conference “a mission…