UN fails to break Deadlock in Syria talks

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(Geneva) - The UN failed to break a deadlock at Syrian peace negotiations in Geneva, with talks interrupted after the regime railed against Washington instead of dealing with a transition of power. There was also no movement on bringing…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed meets Algeria minister

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received at Al Mamoura, General Ahmed Salah Gaid, Deputy Minister of National Defence and Chief…

UAE Economic Prospects Forum next week

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(Abu Dhabi ) - The UAE Economic Prospects Forum 2014 is set to be launched on February 3, 2014 at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi. The Forum will be organised by Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development and Dubai Economic Development…

Macklemore & Lewis win New Artist Grammy

(Los Angeles) - US hip-hop duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis won the best new artist Grammy, in the first major award handed out on music’s biggest night. The pair, who were also nominated for best album of the year for their record “The…

Dubai Tram hits the Tracks

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(Dubai) - The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) embarked on the technical trial run of the Dubai Tram on a track extending 2.5 km from the Tram Depot at Al Safouh. H.E. Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the…

PM Establishes new Tourism Body

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(Dubai) - In his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has issued a law, establishing a new body called the Dubai Corporation for…

Expo 2020 boosts Economic Growth

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The World Expo 2020 win provides a further boost to Dubai’s strong economic recovery and it will attract huge investments in almost all sectors in the emirate. This was echoed by industry specialists from real estate retail, hospitality,…

Tunisia passes Progressive Constitution

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(Tunis) - After decades of dictatorship and two years of arguments and compromises, Tunisians finally have a new constitution laying the foundations for a new democracy. The document is groundbreaking as one of the most progressive constitutions…

UAE-Russia discuss Judicial Ties

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE and Russia concluded a three-day discussion regarding the agreement on extradition of criminals and assistance in criminal issues. The UAE side was headed by H.E. Abdul Rahman Murad Al Balooshi, Director of the Department…

Lo & Pitbull to sing official World Cup Anthem

(Rio De Janeiro) - US pop music stars Jennifer Lopez and Pitbull will join Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte on the official World Cup anthem "We Are One," FIFA announced in Rio. "Only music and football can attract 80,000 people to a stadium,…

Japanese PM Visits India

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(New Delhi) - Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in New Delhi to push for closer commercial and strategic ties with India, as Tokyo seeks to offset Beijing’s growing regional might. Since coming to power in 2012 Abe has trotted the…

Sheikh Khalifa undergoes Successful Surgery

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Ministry of Presidential Affairs said that the President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, is stable after he underwent an operation. “The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, suffered…

President of Senegal visits Jebel Ali Port

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(Dubai) - The President of Senegal, Makky Sall visited DP World's flagship facility in Jebel Ali where he was received by DP World Chairman, H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. DP World has operated DP World Dakar since 2008, and has invested…

UAE tops Govt & Economy Trust Ranking

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has expressed his delight with the ranking of the UAE as first globally in government and economy confidence, according to a…