‘Brangelina’ marry in secret French wedding

Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt finally tied the knot after nine years together at a secret wedding in the south of France described as a “family affair” with their six children. The A-list Oscar winners were married…

US Congress explores business opportunities in Sharjah

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(Sharjah) - The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has recently welcomed a delegation of representatives of the US Congress at a roundtable event hosted at the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The event formed…

Zayed Giving Initiative reaches out to over 3 mn

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(Abu Dhabi) - Zayed Giving Initiative, a unique model for humanitarian work at local and international levels, has, since its inception in 2003, reached out to more than 3 million children and elderly people and conducted over 7,000 free…

US$2 bn more needed for Syrian refugees: UNHCR

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(Geneva) - UN refugee agency said that more than US$2 billion more is needed by the end of this year to meet the urgent needs of Syrian refugees. Donors have contributed more than US$4.1 billion to successive regional response plans since…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed meets Saudi FM

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the U.A.E. Armed Forces received Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia, Prince Saud al-Faisal, Saudi Intelligence…

Geneva Centre to cooperate with League of Arab States

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(Geneva) - On the sidelines of the visit of a high-level ministerial Arab delegation to Switzerland, Dr. Hanif Al- Qassim, the Chairman of the Geneva Centre has met with Dr. Nabil El Araby, the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States…

#MyDubai Travel series to be produced

(Dubai) - Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) announced that Qabeela New Media will join the #MyDubai initiative to produce a 12-episode travel series curated by well-known Emirati social travel experts, Peeta Planet. The…

Sheikh Abdullah receives Al Sadiq Al Mahdi

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(Abu Dhabi) - Foreign Minister of UAE, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan received the former Sudanese Prime Minister, Al Sadiq Al Mahdi, who is currently visiting the U.A.E. During the meeting, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed stressed…

MOI grants citizenship to children of Emirati mothers

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Naturalisation, Residency and Ports Affairs at the Ministry of Interior granted the citizenship to eligible 106 children of Emirati mothers, following the federal decree issued by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin…

Dubai reinforces diversity of its foreign trade

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(Dubai) - Dubai has cemented its position as a regional and global trading hub, as the world’s trust in the emirate’s potentials is leveraged in view of the highly developed infrastructure and efficient logistics and customs facilitation's…

FM receives US Congressional delegation

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, here today received in his office at the Ministry, the US Congressional delegation, currently visiting the country. During the meeting, the two sides discussed friendship…

DEWA smart initiatives on show at GITEX 2014

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(Dubai) - Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is participating in GITEX Technology Week 2014. DEWA’s participation supports the Smart Government initiative launched by Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His…

UAE top donor country: Sheikha Lubna

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(Abu Dhabi) - While the U.A.E. has a history of helping people in need across the world, it has only recently been acknowledged as one of the world's top donor countries, according to Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi. The Minister for International…

SANAD films to premiere at Toronto Int'l Film Festival

(Abu Dhabi) - Four Arab films supported by SANAD, the development and post-production fund of Abu Dhabi Film Festival ADFF, will be screened at the 39th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), which runs from September 4th-14th and screens…