Sheikh Mohammed attends President's Cup endurance race

Sheikh Mohammed attends President's Cup

(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, attended President's Cup endurance race held at the Emirates International Endurance Village in Al Wathba. The event was also…
Pop diva Whitney Houston dies at 48

Pop diva Whitney Houston dies at 48

(Los Angeles) -  Whitney Houston, the pop-soul diva with record-setting career has died at the age of 48. The American singer and actress was found dead in her suite at the Beverly Hills Hilton hotel. The cause of the death is still known. Houston…
Romney vows 'new conservative era' if elected

Romney vows 'new conservative era' if elected

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(Washington) - White House hopeful Mitt Romney cast himself as a dedicated conservative, insisting he’s the man who can unite Republicans and can replace President Barack Obama in the “battle for the soul of America”. Romney and his opponents…
Greek cabinet approves EU-IMF bailout deal

Greek cabinet approves EU-IMF bailout deal

(Athens) - Greece’s cabinet has approved a draft bill approving reforms demanded by the EU-IMF troika for a new bailout package worth 130 billion Euros to help the country avoid bankruptcy. The demands required by the troika of the European…
Sheikh Mohammed holds talks with South Korean President

Sheikh Mohammed holds talks with South Korean President

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(Abu Dhabi) – H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces welcomed Lee Myung-bak, the President of South Korea at the Emirates Palace. Present at the meeting…
Khaled Ghanem visit to Kyrgyzstan

UAE eyes stronger relations with Kyrgyzstan

(Bishkek) – H.E. Khalid Ghanem, UAE's Assistant Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs upon concluding his visit to Kyrgyzstan expressed UAE's keenness to boost bilateral relations with Kyrgyzstan in all spheres. During his visit, Al-Ghaith…
New Entity to promote Tourism in Abu Dhabi

New Entity to promote Tourism in Abu Dhabi

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa has issued a law setting up the Abu Dhabi Authority for Tourism and Culture with an objective to preserve, protect and manage the cultural heritage and promote tourism development in the emirate. The…
Sharjah Light Festival

Light Festival kicks off in Sharjah

(Sharjah) - His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah launched the second annual Sharjah Light Festival in Al Qasba hosted by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority. The festival is the first…
Sheikh Abdullah receives IMF official

Sheikh Abdullah receives IMF Official

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(Abu Dhabi) - Foreign Minister of UAE, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan received Masood Ahmed, Director of the IMF’s Middle East and Central Asia Department at the International Monetary Fund. Both the leaders discussed a number of topics…
Sheikh Mohammed receives special envoy of PM of Bhutan

Sheikh Mohammed receives special envoy of PM of Bhutan

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received Leombo Dago, Special Envoy of Prime Minister of Bhutan Kingdom Jigme Thinley, at the Presidential Palace. Meeting…
Dubai Chamber receives Jeddah Chamber delegation

Dubai Chamber receives Jeddah Chamber Delegation

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(Dubai) - H.E. Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, recently received a high level Saudi delegation headed by H.E. Mazen M. Baterjee, Vice Chairman, Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the presence…
UAE Cabinet liberalizes rules for GCC companies

UAE Cabinet liberalizes rules for GCC companies

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE Cabinet chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has decided to accord full parity to GCC companies vis-a-vis their national counterparts…
Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on throne

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on throne

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(London) - Queen Elizabeth II has marked her Diamond Jubilee with completion of 60 years on the throne. She ascended to the throne when her father, George VI, died on Feb.6, 1952 and has thus become the longest-serving sovereign after Queen…
Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on throne