Entries by Diplomat Editor

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UAE and Australia strengthen bilateral ties in agriculture

(Canberra) – A UAE delegation, led by Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, concluded an official visit to Australia to promote collaboration on various environmental fronts. During the three-day visit, the delegates attended bilateral meetings with top Australian officials and toured multiple environmental and agricultural facilities in the country. At […]

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Etihad Airways, Al Nassr FC announce partnership

(Abu Dhabi) – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has signed an agreement to be the official shirt and main sponsor and partner of the Riyadh-based, Saudi Stars League team, Al Nassr FC. The multi-season partnership was signed at Etihad Airways’ Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi, and was attended by senior […]

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Samsung unveils newest smartphone

(New York) – South Korean electronics giant Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy Note 9 smartphone, its latest effort to address flagging sales of the high-functioning gadgets. Boosting the power and the price, Samsung hopes to win back customers in the competitive market. The consistent leader in the global smartphone market, the company nonetheless suffered a […]

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President issues Decree amending UAE Cybercrimes Law

(Abu Dhabi) – President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan issued Emiri Decree No. 02 of 2018 amending the UAE Cybercrimes Law. According to the Decree, Article Nos. 26, 28 and 42 of Federal Decree-Law No. 05 of 2012 on Combatting Cybercrimes will be replaced with updated provisions. Article No. 26 stipulates an […]

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Erdogan tells Turks to buy crumbling lira

(Istanbul) – President Tayyip Erdogan told Turks to sell their gold and U.S. dollars to support the country´s currency which plunged after U. S. President Donald Trump escalated a feud with NATO ally Turkey by doubling tariffs on metals imports. The Turkish lira has long been falling on worries about Erdogan´s influence over monetary policy […]

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UAE-Saudi strategic partnership represents progress, regional stability

(Abu Dhabi) – Dr. Abdulaziz Al Owaisheq, Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, Assistant Secretary-General for Political and Negotiations Affairs, highlighted the importance of the strategic partnership between the UAE and Saudi Arabia, as the two largest Gulf and Arab economies with effective and strategic political and military systems. During a lecture organised by the Emirates Centre […]

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Ethiopian PM, Reem Al Hashemy explore prospects for joint cooperation

(Addis Ababa) – Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, received Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and discussed prospects for joint cooperation, especially in vital areas of energy, infrastructure, investment, free industrial zones and civil aviation. While in the capital, Addis Ababa, Al Hashemy held a series of meetings with Ethiopian […]

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ADNOC seeks to strengthen partnerships in Japan

(Abu Dhabi) – Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO, met with Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, as part of a series of meetings, with government officials, business partners and customers, aimed at building on ADNOC’s long-standing energy relationship with Japan’s energy sector. During the […]