Ajman Municipality celebrates National Day

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(Ajman) - H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, attended the celebrations of the Municipality and Planning Department - Ajman honoring the UAE's 43rd National Day anniversary. The event, held…

Sheikh Saif introduces Overseas Scholarship Award

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(Abu Dhabi) - Lt. General H.H Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, has introduced the "Saif bin Zayed Award for Overseas Scholarship Students". The Award was announced during the 5th Annual UAE…

Arab Foreign Ministers' meeting held

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(Cairo) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE, headed the UAE delegation to the extraordinary Arab Foreign Ministers' meeting, held at the Arab League Secretariat General headquarters in Cairo, that also saw…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives President of Portugal

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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 UAE Armed Forces, received at Al Mushrif, Dr. Anibal Cavaco Silva, President of the Republic of Portugal,…

President calls for rain prayers in across UAE

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has called for performance of prayers for rains, known in Arabic language (Salaat Al Istisqaa), at 09am on Thursday, in the Mosques and musallahs nationwide. Sheikh…

Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed meets Algerian minister

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs received at the Presidential Palace Abdelkader Messahel, Algerian Minister of State. The meeting touched on bilateral relations…

FM attends GCC ministerial meeting

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(Doha) - Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan attended the GCC Foreign Ministers' joint ministerial meeting with foreign ministers of Jordan and Morocco under the chairmanship of Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid bin Mohammed…

UAE offered AED16b humanitarian aid in 3 years

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(Abu Dhabi) - The United Arab Emirates provided a total of AED 16 billion in humanitarian aid during the period between 2010 and 2012 to become one of the world's leading aid donors, H.H. Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of…

GCC commends successful elections in Bahrain

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(Riyadh) - Abdullatif bin Rashid al-Zayani, GCC Secretary-General, has commended the success of parliamentary and municipal elections in Bahrain. Al-Zayani in a statement welcomed the atmosphere of security throughout the voting process,…

President reconfirms UAE's solidarity with Palestinians

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(New York) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has reconfirmed the UAE's solidarity with the Palestinian people and its constant support for their legitimate rights and has called on the international community to…

Boao Forum cites need for Asian cooperation

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, joined more than 350 high-ranking government officials, global finance leaders, policy makers and academics, including…

9th International Conference of IAP opens

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the opening session of the 9th International Conference of the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) and…

RAK Ruler receives Ambassadors of Finland & Australia

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(Ras al-Khaimah) - H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah, received Ambassadors to the UAE, Ilkka Pekka Simila of Finland and Pablo Kang of Australia, and their accompanying delegations. During…

Angelina Jolie ready to give up acting

(Sydney) - Hollywood A-lister Angelina Jolie says she plans to give up acting after a "few more" films and switch her focus to directing. Jolie walked the red carpet in Sydney with husband Brad Pitt at the premiere of her new movie, World…