Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives JP Morgan delegation

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received a delegation from JP Morgan, headed by Tony Blair and Jamie Dimon, Chairman of the Board…

UAE wins Human Rights Council seat for second term

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(New York) - The United Arab Emirates has won a second three-year term membership of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), starting from the beginning of 2016 and ending in late 2018. The UAE was elected in a secret ballot conducted by the…

OIC plans to send urgent relief shipments to Yemen

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(Jeddah) - The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, is planning to send urgent relief shipments of materials to Yemen via air and sea in coordination with the governments of its member states and partners of the organisation. In a…

Global Trade Development Week 2015 opens

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(Dubai) - Calling for increased global trade as a means to facilitate geopolitical stability, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, opened Global Trade Development Week 2015, at the Ritz Carlton DIFC, Dubai. The three-day event…

Malala opens UAE film screening

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(Abu Dhabi) - Malala Yousafzai, the outspoken 18-year-old Pakistani activist and youngest Nobel laureate, was in the UAE's capital to promote a new documentary film chronicling her unwavering defiance against Taliban terrorism. He Named…

President Hadi meets head of EU mission to Yemen

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(Riyadh) - Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi met with the Head of the European Union Mission to Yemen, Bettina Muchyt. During the meeting that the Yemeni government had been receptive to all initiatives by the international community,…

Dubai Museum of the Future Partners with UNESCO

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(Dubai) - The civilisation and human heritage of the region must be preserved for the future generations as a global responsibility, taking into account the valuable contributions of the region to the progressive march of humanity, stated Mohammed…

Coalition forces in Yemen set up field hospital

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(Aden) - The Coalition forces in Yemen have set up a field hospital to provide medical treatment for soldiers, including the critical cases. The modern hospital, which provides an intensive care service for the critical cases, includes…

UAE FM decorated with Senegal's National Order of the Lion

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(Dakar) - President of Senegal, Macky Sall, has decorated H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of the UAE, with Senegal's National Order of The Lion, in a ceremony following a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Dakar. Sheikh…

Mohammed bin Rashid Smart Council launched

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai has launched "Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Majlis", the largest smart and integrated platform in Dubai…

UAE provides 86.6 mln polio vaccines in Pakistan

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(Islamabad) - On the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to provide humanitarian and development assistance, the UAE-Pakistan Assistance Programme (UAE-PAP), announced the success of the UAE vaccination…

UAE Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 wins award

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(Milan) - Since the first Great Fair of 1851, World Expos have developed into one of the largest and most enduring global events. Organised by Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) and lasting six months, World Expos attract millions…

WEF's 8th Summit on the Global Agenda commences

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Fourth Industrial Revolution, the wave of new technologies and innovations that will change practically all aspects of life, is coming, and the world and every individual needs to prepare for its impact, warned Klaus Schwab,…

UAE delivers Climate Action Plan to UN

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(Abu Dhabi) - Following directions from President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the United Arab Emirates has formally…