Entries by Asiya Mahar

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Saudi King patronises Gulf Shield Joint Drill conclusion

(Dammam) – Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud the Supreme Commander of all armed forces patronised the conclusion of the ‘Gulf Shield Joint Exercise 1’ in the presence of leaders of sisterly and friendly countries participating in the one month exercise. The Saudi King will review military parades of […]

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Arab League regrets escalation of Syrian crisis

(Dammam) – The Arab League Secretary General has expressed regret over the escalation of the Syrian crisis. Speaking to reporters here following the military strikes against a number of Syrian sites, Aboul- Gheit said, “All parties concerned with the crisis, atop of whom is the Syrian regime, are partly accountable for the deteriorating situation.” “The […]

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Arab-Brazilian Economic Forum held in Sao Paulo

(Sao Paulo) – A UAE delegation has participated in the Arab-Brazil Economic Forum, which was recently held in Sao Paulo, under the patronage and attendance of Brazilian President Michel Temer and a number of ministers. The UAE delegation was headed by the UAE Consul-General to Sao Paulo Ibrahim Salem Alalawi. Representatives from the Arab League […]

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Aldar foreign ownership raised to 49%

(Abu Dhabi) – Aldar Properties announced that its Foreign Ownership Limit, FOL, has been increased to 49%, from 40%, following completion of all regulatory formalities and will be implemented for trading effective today. This follows shareholder approval of the increase at Aldar’s 2018 Annual General Meeting, which was held on March 21st, 2018. Talal Al […]

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US, UK, France launch precision strikes on Syria

(Washington) – The United States, France and the United Kingdom launched strikes against Syrian targets, President Donald Trump said as he addressed the nation from the White House. Trump said Britain and France had joined the United States in the strikes to deter the production, spread and use of chemical weapons and to punish Syrian […]

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First GCC-African decision-makers’ forum held

(Marrakesh) – The first Arabian Gulf-African decision-makers’ forum is being held in Marrakesh, Morocco. Decision makers and businessmen from more than 28 countries from the Arab Gulf and Africa took part in the event. The two-day event aims at pinpointing investment opportunities in the two areas and enhancing partnership relations between the Arabian Gulf and […]

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Saif bin Zayed opens 3rd UMEX, SimTEX

(Abu Dhabi) – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the 3rd edition of the Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference, UMEX, and the Simulation Exhibition and Conference, SimTEX, were opened by H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif […]

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UAE envoys briefed on Expo 2020

(Dubai) – UAE ambassadors and heads of the country’s missions abroad have praised the progress made in preparing for the Expo 2020 Dubai during a visit to the project site in Dubai. The visit was held on the sidelines of 12th UAE Ambassadors and Mission Heads Forum held in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of […]

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Undersecretary meets NATO leaders, officials

(Brussels) – The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for International Affairs, Dr. Shaikh Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, held official meetings with senior officials of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) during his official working visit to Brussels. During his visit to NATO headquarters, Dr. Shaikh Abdullah met NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, where […]

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Russia-UAE-Africa Food Security Forum held

(Dubai) – Sultan Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, highlighted the UAE’s desire to co-operate and help African countries that aim improve the conditions of their producers and farmers, by exchanging knowledge, expertise and the best practices. During a ministerial session held at the Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government, which was attended by ministers and […]

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UAE and Singaporean FM discuss cooperation

(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs. Sheikh Abdullah and Dr. Balakrishnan discussed means of strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation in various fields. They also discussed the latest developments in the region and a number of […]

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HM King receives Thai FM

(Manama) – His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa hailed deep-rooted relations binding Bahrain and Thailand, lauding steadily-growing cooperation in all fields. He made the comments as he received at Al-Sakhir Palace – in the presence of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier […]

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Bahrain International Garden Show 2018

(Manama) – HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King, Chairperson of the National Initiative for Agricultural Development (NIAD) has lauded the royal support for the agricultural sector and programmes aimed at encouraging the private sector’s contributions to increase the local agricultural production consequently promoting the national economy. HRH Princess […]

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UAE-US cooperation discussed

(Abu Dhabi) – Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and UAE Armed Forces Deputy Supreme Commander Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan received former US President Bill Clinton, currently on visit to the United Arab Emirates. The two side discussed joint cooperation and relations of friendship binding the two countries, stressing shared keenness on bolstering joint ties. Issues […]