Trump declares US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

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(New York) - US President Donald Trump has announced that the United States is effectively withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, defying last-ditch diplomatic efforts by his European allies to convince him otherwise. "I made clear that…

Gateway Gulf showcase investment opportunities worth $26 billion

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(Manama) - The region’s economic transformation and investment opportunities will be the highlight of the first Gateway Gulf in Bahrain which provides a direct route into accessing the GCC market by showcasing major regional investment-ready…

Sharjah Int'l Commercial Arbitration Centre signs MoU with ICA

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(Sharjah) - The Sharjah International Commercial Arbitration Centre, known as TAHKEEM, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, considered the first of its kind in the Middle East, with the International Court of Arbitration to foster cooperation…

First International Muslim Communities Congress opens

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(Abu Dhabi) - Addressing the two-day conference, chaired by, Dr. Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, said the UAE model of tolerance…

ADIO organises Abu Dhabi investment Forum in South Korea

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(Seoul) - Abu Dhabi Investment Forum was launched in Seoul, South Korea. The Forum is organised by Abu Dhabi Investment Office of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Abu Dhabi in collaboration with the UAE Embassy in South Korea…

DEWA and Belgian company discuss relations

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(Dubai) - Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has received a delegation from Belgian company CMI Solar, led by Jean-Michel Gheeraerdts, President of CMI Energy Group, accompanied by Eric Absil, President…

UAE, UNHCR cooperation for Rohingya launched

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(Kutupalong) - UAE Assistant Foreign Minister for International Organisations’ Affairs, Yacoub Al Hosani, has visited Kutupalong refugee settlement in Bangladesh. He was received by Kevin Allen, Head of UNHCR's Emergency Operations for…

UAE President sends note to Uzbek President

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(Tashkent) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a written message to President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan, concerning the friendly relations between the UAE and Uzbekistan and ways of enhancing and developing…

UAE and Mexico discuss economic cooperation

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(Mexico City) - Ahmed Hatem Al Minhali, UAE Ambassador to Mexico, met with Rogelio Garza Garza, Undersecretary of Industry & Commerce, at the Mexican Ministry of Economy. The meeting discussed bilateral relations and ways to enhance cooperation,…

Mohammed bin Rashid watches 2000 Guineas Stakes

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(London) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai,watched the 2000 Guineas Stakes, the first Classic race of the British racing season, at Newmarket's Rowley Mile course. The…

UAE President orders $200mln for UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme

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(Islamabad) - The UAE and Pakistan have signed a US$200 million cooperation agreement to execute Phase III of the UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme (UAE PAP). The signing comes in implementation of the directives of President His Highness…

At least 13 killed in Afghan mosque blast

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(Kabul) - A blast at a voter registration centre in Afghanistan’s restive east killed or wounded at least 30 people, officials said, capping a bloody week in the war-torn country. The bomb had been placed in a tent being used to register…

Council polls taking place across England

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People are continuing to vote in council and mayoral elections across England. Elections are being held in 150 local authorities, spanning metropolitan and district councils, unitary authorities and London boroughs. Watford, Hackney, Newham,…

UN Secretary-General condemns terrorist attack in Tripoli

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(New York) - Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, has condemned the terrorist attack on the High National Election Commission, HNEC, headquarters in Tripoli. In a statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General…