UK-UAE to strengthen defence ties

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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 British Secretary of State for Defence Michael Fallon at the Al Bahr Palace,…

Ajman Ruler receives South African Minister of Home Affairs

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(Ajman) - H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, received in his office at the Emiri Court, Malousi Gigaba, Minister of Home Affairs of the Republic of South Africa, who is currently on a visit…

Ruler of Sharjah opens Bahrain Ancient exhibition

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(Sharjah) - H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated an exhibition entitled ’Ancient Bahrain: The Power of Trade’ (2nd Millennium BC -3rd Century AD), at the provisional…

UAE leads in World Bank's Ease of Doing Business report

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(Dubai) - The UAE advanced three ranks in the latest World Bank's Doing Business 2015 report to settle at 22 compared to last year's rankings, maintaining its lead in the Arab Region and beating some advanced European and Asian economies. Doing…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives Belarus' President

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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 the visiting President of the Republic of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko. The…

Dubai Internet city marks 15th Anniversary

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(Dubai) - Dubai Holding’s Chairman, Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, has confirmed that new projects representing an AED 4.5 billion investment for Dubai’s Internet City and Dubai Media City will be completed within five years and will…

World Islamic Economy Forum kicks off

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, attended part of the morning session of three-day long World's Islamic Economy Forum, which kicked off in Jumeirah city, Dubai,…

Sheikh Abdullah meets Luxembourg PM

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(Dubai) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, met the visiting Prime Minister of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel, at Mina al-Salam Hotel, Dubai. During the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah and Bettel discussed…

FM discuss bilateral relation with Bangladeshi PM

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(Abu Dhabi) - The U.A.E. Foreign Minister, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, received at the St. Regis Hotel Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikha Hasina Wajed, who is currently visiting the country. During the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah…

IMF’s Regional Economic Outlook report released

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The Middle East and North Africa region continues to experience lackluster growth for the fourth year in a row, the IMF said in its latest regional assessment. The IMF’s Regional Economic Outlook, released on October 27, projects growth…

Kuwait wins ITU four-year member seat

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(Kuwait) - Kuwait has won a four-year member seat in the International Telecommunications Union, ITU, Council after securing 121 votes. The attainment came during ITU's 19th Plenipotentiary Conference, currently being held in Busan, South…

OIC SC calls for recognizing efforts of Muslim Women

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(Baku) - The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Ameen Madani, has underlined the need to acknowledge significant contributions of Muslim women in various fields of professional and social activities,…

PM opens FNC's 4th ordinary session on President's behalf

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(Abu Dhabi) - On behalf of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, opened the fourth ordinary session of the 15th…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives President of Rwanda

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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 Rwanda's President, Paul Kagame. His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed welcomed…