UAE condemns terrorist attacks in Turkey

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE has condemned the terrorist bombings which targeted Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, leaving 36 people killed and 147 injured. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International…

G20 energy ministers recognise progress on renewables

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(Beijing) - Energy Ministers and other senior officials recognised recent progress to scale up renewable energy and examined opportunities for even greater action today on the sidelines of the G20 Energy Ministers meeting taking place this…

Sultan opens Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort

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(Sharjah) - H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, opened the AED500 million Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort, located at the Corniche Park Street. H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan…

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince attends lecture on digitisation

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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, attended a lecture on digitisation, delivered by Mohamed Alabbar, chairman of Emaar Properties. Al…

PM takes iftar meal with national service conscripts

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(Abu Dhabi) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, had the iftar meal with the national service recruits at the national service school of the presidential guard, in Saih…

UAE partners with WEF

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(Dubai) - The UAE government has signed an agreement with the World Economic Forum (WEF) to host the next four editions of the Annual Meeting for Shaping the Future. The first of these meetings will be hosted in Dubai on November 13-14,…

Saudi-French relations, counterterrorism efforts discussed

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(Paris) - Second-in-Line to the Throne, Second Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Saudi Arabia, HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, in Paris, met French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. Ways to boost bilateral…

Israeli violations in OPTs condemned

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(Geneva) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has joined statements by the groups of Arab, Islamic and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries at the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to express great concern and dissatisfaction over the human…

Sheikh Mohammed receives top-achieving students

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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, received a group of top-achieving students for the academic year 2015-2016 at his Zabeel Palace in the presence…

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank meeting held

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(Beijing) - The UAE participated in the first annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the newly formed infrastructure development body, which was held from 25 - 26 June in Beijing, China. The…

2030 Dubai Industrial Strategy launched

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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 launched the 2030 Dubai Industrial Strategy, elevate Dubai into a global platform for knowledge-based, sustainable…

UAE- Pakistani Friendship Road inaugurated

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(Pakistan) - The UAE- Pakistani Friendship Road, funded by the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development at cost of US$60.6 million, has been inaugurated in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Pakistan. The move follows the directives…

Britain votes to leave EU

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(London) - Britain has voted to leave the European Union, the BBC said based on voter tallies from Thursday's referendum, an outcome that would set the country on an uncertain path and deal the largest setback to European efforts to forge…

Palestinian leader meets European Parliament president

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(Brussels) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met European Parliament President Martin Schulz and updated him on latest developments. The two sides discussed the aftermath of the Paris conference during which the European Parliament…