U.N.-backed Yemen peace talks resume in Kuwait

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(Kuwait) - United Nations-sponsored talks to end the crisis in Yemen resumed in Kuwait where U.N. special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed earlier held a series of meetings with ambassadors and senior Kuwaiti officials as part of…

MoD's Undersecretary, US Senator discuss joint cooperation

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(Abu Dhabi) - Mattar Salim Ali Al Dhaihiri, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, received in his office at the Ministry, Senator John Barrasso, Member of the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, and his accompanying delegation. During…

Ras Al-Khaimah FTZ gets Best Global Free Zone award

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(Ras al Khaimah) - Ras Al-Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) has received another prestigious award from the inaugural BURJ CEO Awards, winning the "Best Global Free Zone," at Washington DC, USA, RAK FTZ’s third recognition from award-giving…

Solar Impulse 2 opens new horizons of renewable energy: PM

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that Solar Impulse 2 returned to Abu Dhabi after its 40,000 kilometers round the world flight without using a single drop…

Independence Order on Chinese Ambassador conferred

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has conferred the Independence Order (First Class) upon Chang Hua, the Chinese Ambassador to the UAE, in appreciation of his efforts to strengthen the bilateral co-operation…

VP attends Mohammed bin Rashid Endurance Festival

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(Tuscany) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, attended in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, the first round…

Sheikh Mohammed meets Montenegro PM

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(Podgorica) - Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, met with Milo Dukanovic, Prime Minister of Montenegro, at his residence in Montenegro. Sheikh Mohammed and…

Solar Impulse completes historic round-the-world trip

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(Abu Dhabi) - The first round-the-world solar powered flight has been completed, after the Solar Impulse aircraft touched down in Abu Dhabi. Bertrand Piccard piloted the plane for a final time, steering it safely from the Egyptian capital…

Oman hosts major e-commerce conference

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(Muscat) - Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) in the Governorate of Dhofar, in collaboration with Middle East Centre for Social Consultancies and Studies, has organized the 4th international e-commerce conference under the theme…

Bahrain will remain secure: PM

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(Manama) - His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has affirmed that the Kingdom of Bahrain will remain a secure country despite all attempts to make it otherwise. HRH Premier stressed that the solid and responsible…

27th Arab League Summit opens

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(Nouakchott) - Arab leaders and top diplomats of the Arab world congregated in a large tent in the Mauritanian capital, Nouakchott, for the opening ceremony of the 27th Arab League Summit. Whiles Egypt’s Abdel Fatteh Al Sisi could not attend…

12th Liwa Dates Festival kicks off

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(Abu Dhabi) - Over 100 baskets of Dabbas were lined up on tables awaiting judgment for the tastiest, healthiest and the best looking date of them all. This variety of date, especially popular in Liwa oasis, was the first of the 10 Ratab…

UAE President issues federal laws

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a number of special federal laws, including one amending Federal Law No. 45/1992 pertaining to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and one on regulating of the…

DEWA wins International Star for Leadership

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(Dubai) - Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), has won the International Star for Leadership in Quality in the Gold Category from Business Initiative Directions (BID) for outstanding excellence and quality, in accordance with the…