FM chairs UAE-Russia joint committee meeting

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE maintains historic, friendly and special relations with Russia, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has said, noting that these ties are stable and based on the spirit of mutual understanding…

GCC Interior Ministers Meeting held in Qatar

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(Doha) - Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior signed the "GCC Police Force" (GCC-POL) agreement, to be based in Abu Dhabi, between the United Arab Emirates, and the General Secretariat…

President orders release of prisoners on National Day

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has ordered the release of 721 prisoners across the country on the occasion of the UAE’s 44th National Day celebrations. Sheikh Khalifa also pledged to settle their…

Sheikh Mohammed visits the ‘Big 5’ Exhibition

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, today visited The Big 5 exhibition, the region's largest construction exhibition, taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre.…

Etihad Airways wins Ultratravel award

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(Dubai) - Etihad Airways has received the coveted award for Best First Class at the annual Ultratravel Middle East Awards (Ultras) ceremony, which was held at the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel in Dubai. The award is another major accolade…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives Saudi FM

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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 at Al Bahr Palace Saudi Foreign Minister Adil Al Jubair, who is currently visiting the…

NMC Media Innovation Forum launched

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(Abu Dhabi) - As part of the UAE Innovation Week, the National Media Council (NMC), has organised the Media Innovation Forum, attended by a number of media persons and specialists in social media. The move also comes within the framework…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives chiefs of Yemeni tribes

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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, has said that the people of Yemen are capable of facing all challenges and re-building their state…

Emirates Red Crescent receives five ISO certificates

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Emirates Red Crescent has won two ISO 9001:2008 and two ISO 14001:2004 certificates from UK-based Worldwide Quality Assurance recognising the quality of the agency's services at the Emirati Jordanian Field Hospital in Jordan's…

World Cancer Leaders' Summit held

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(Istanbul) - Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FoCP), International…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives US Congress 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 the visiting US Congress delegation led by Richard Burr, US Senator, at Al Shati Palace. Sheikh…

UAE Innovation Week begins

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the inauguration of the UAE Innovation Week 2015. Dubai Crown Prince H.H. Sheikh Hamdan…

UAE condemns Mali terror attack

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The United Arab Emirates has condemned the terrorist attack in Bamako, capital of Mali, which killed and injured dozens of people. In a statement, the Foreign Ministry highlighted the UAE's stance which rejects terrorism in all its forms…

Yemeni legitimate govt forces close in on Taez

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(Aden) - The Yemeni legitimate government forces are closing in on Taez and getting closer to liberating the governorate from the rebel militias. Mine sweepers and air support provided by the Arab Coalition enabled the Yemeni government forces'…