IDB approves US $466 mln for projects

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(Jeddah) - The Board of Executive Directors of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has approved financing for several major new and also ongoing projects during its 309th meeting in Jeddah. Four Member countries – Kazakhstan, Lebanon,…

RAK Ruler receives Korean Consul-General

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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 the Republic of Korea’s Consul-General to Dubai, Namduk Heo, who paid a courtesy visit to mark the beginning of his assignment…

Yemeni President visits Arab Coalition Command Centre

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(Aden) - Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has lauded the highly valued fraternal, and honourable stances and efforts being shown by the Saudi led-Arab Coalition to support legitimacy in Yemen. "The United Arab Emirates has offered…

Dazzling fireworks to shower Dubai at midnight

(Dubai) - Already known for its breath-taking firework displays, Dubai is set to raise the bar this New Year with a stunning 24 minute showpiece that will seamlessly flow from the iconic Burj Khalifa Downtown at midnight on a 23km journey…

PM establishes Global Initiatives Foundation

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(Dubai) - In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has issued Law No (33) of 2015 on the establishment of the Mohammed Bin Rashid…

1st Arab workshop on foreign terrorists held

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(Cairo) - A delegation from the UAE took part in a workshop, organised by the Arab League in its headquarters in Cairo, to tackle the phenomenon of foreign terrorists in the Arab region. The UAE delegation was headed by Mohammed Atiq Al…

MoFA urges citizens to be aware of travel advises

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has urged UAE citizens traveling abroad, especially to European Union countries, to become acquainted with travel guidelines and tips, as well as with the citizens affairs pages on the ministry's…

Dubai’s budget for 2016 approved

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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 has approved budget for the Emirate of Dubai for the year 2016 which is 12 percent more than previous year budget…

10th Dubai Int'l Sports Conference 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 10th Dubai International Sports Conference. The two-day event is being held at Jumeirah…

UAE, Kazakhstan discuss parliamentary relations

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(Abu Dhabi) - Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council (FNC), discussed with Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the UAE Kairat Lama Sharif how they might enhance cooperation and bilateral relations between the two countries…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed visits Al Marzoum reserve

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(Western Region) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces visited Al Marzoum Reserve in the Western Region. Sheikh Mohamed toured the hunting areas…

DEWA organises first Dubai Solar Show

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(Dubai) - Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, is organising the first Dubai Solar Show, in conjunction with the 18th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition, WETEX 2016, which is organised under the directives of His…

Gargash meets Arab League Secretary General

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(Cairo) - Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the UAE, met Secretary General of the Arab League Nabil el-Arabi to discuss arrangement for an emergency session of the Arab League's Foreign Ministers Council,…

Arab Writers Union Conference opens

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(Abu Dhabi) - Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, opened the 26th General Conference of the Arab Writers Union in Abu Dhabi. Egyptian Minister of Culture, Helmy Namnam, Secretary-General…