Army Chiefs of Staff of GCC, Egypt, Jordan and US meet in Kuwait

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(Kuwait) - Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, attended the meeting of the chiefs of staff of the GCC countries, Egypt, Jordan and the United States, held in Kuwait. Lt. General Mohammad Khalid…

Abdullah bin Zayed receives USG of UN Counter-Terrorism Office

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has received Vladimir Ivanovich Voronkov, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Counter-Terrorism Office, to discuss prospects…

Saif bin Zayed receives UN's INCB delegation

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, received a delegation from the UN's International Narcotics Control Board, INCB, headed by Wei Hao, First Vice President of the…

Arab FMs meet ahead of Arab League MC meeting

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(Cairo) - Arab foreign ministers held a consultative meeting to discuss the latest developments in the region, as well as the challenges facing Arab national security, their efforts to counter terrorism, and the latest updates on conflicts in…

China, Pakistan agree to accelerate CPEC

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(Beijing) - Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday said that Pakistan and China agreed to strengthen bilateral ties in all field and China will continue its support to Pakistan, while both countries agreed to accelerate China-Pakistan Economic Corridor…

Alibaba founder Jack Ma to step down in 2019

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(Shanghai) - Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announced he would step down as leader of the pioneering Chinese e-commerce giant in one year, but insisted that a planned leadership transition would not break the company’s stride. Ma will stay…

Abdullah bin Zayed,British FS discuss latest issues

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(London) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Jeremy Hunt, British Foreign Secretary, as part of his official visit to the United Kingdom, UK. During the meeting,…

Mohamed bin Zayed, US Defence Secretary discuss regional challenges

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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, and US Secretary of Defense James Mattis took stock of the current developments taking place in a…

UAE FM meets British Minister of State for the Middle East

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(London) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met Alistair Burt, the British Minister of State for Middle East. During the meeting, which was held within the framework of Sheikh…

UAE FM inaugurates Sheikh Zayed Gallery at British Museum

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(London) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, inaugurated the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Gallery for Europe and the Middle East at the British Museum in London. The…

US Defense Secretary meets President Ghani

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(Kabul) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during an unannounced visit to Kabul to discuss prospects for peace talks with the Taliban and the country’s deteriorating security situation ahead of upcoming…

Japan toll rises to 35 after powerful quake

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(Tokyo) - The death toll from a powerful quake that triggered landslides in northern Japan rose to 35, as tens of thousands of rescue workers raked through the mud for survivors. The majority of the dead are from the small rural town of Atsuma,…

Mohamed bin Zayed, French Minister for Foreign Affairs explore cooperation prospects

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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, and Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, have explored ways of consolidating…

UAE FM, British investors discuss cooperation

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(London) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with a delegation of British investors, as part of his official visit to Britain. The meeting tackled the growing historical…