President Khalifa receives RAK Ruler

Sheikh Khalifa receives RAK Ruler

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(Abu Dhabi) - President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan received H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and Ruler of Ra's al-Khaimah at Al Rawdha Palace, in the attendance of H.E. Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan,…
Sheikh Mohammed receives Egypt's Information Minister

Sheikh Mohammed receives Egypt's Information Minister

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received the Egyptian Information Minister, Salah Abdel-Maksoud at Zabeel Palace. Also present were H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin…
UAE, Chile sign Reciprocal Visa Waiver MOU

UAE, Chile sign Reciprocal Visa Waiver MOU

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(New York) - The Governments of the of the United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Chile have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the exemption of entry visa requirements for holders of diplomatic, official and special passports on reciprocal…
Ban and Brahimi Meet to Discuss Syria

Ban and Brahimi Meet to Discuss Syria

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(New York) - UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon and UN International mediator to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi met to discuss the situation in Syria, expressing hope that an upcoming UN General Assembly summit will help improve the humanitarian situation…
UAE calls for Nuclear Free Zone

UAE calls for Nuclear Free Zone

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(Vienna) - The UAE has called on all countries in the region to work towards a zone free of nuclear weapons in the Middle East. H.E. Hamad Al Kaabi, the UAE’s permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), made…
US honors Suu Kyi, ends sanctions on Myanmar Leaders

US honors Suu Kyi, ends sanctions on Myanmar Leaders

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(Washington) - The United States lifted sanctions on two of Myanmar's top leaders as the Congress hailed Aung San Suu Kyi as a hero of democracy in a lavish ceremony unthinkable only months ago.The move to end the sanctions on Myanmar President…
UN adds 5% to Budget for 2012-2013

UN General Assembly holds its 67th session

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(New York) - The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has started its 67th session at the UN Headquarters in New York. Vuk Jeremic, the former Serbian foreign minister who was elected president of the 67th UNGA session on June 8, in an opening…
Sheikh Abdullah and John Baird Sign Peaceful Nuclear Energy Agreement

Sheikh Abdullah and John Baird Sign Peaceful Nuclear Energy Agreement

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(Ottawa) - H. H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE's Foreign Minister and his Canadian Counterpart John Baird signed an agreement between the Governments of the United Arab Emirates and Canada for cooperation in the field of peaceful…
Suu Kyi meets Clinton

Suu Kyi meets Clinton

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(Washington) - Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi is on her first official visit to Washington, punctuating the remarkable thawing of tensions between the United States and Myanmar over the last year. She met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham…
UAE- British Task Force Holds Meeting

UAE- British Task Force Holds Meeting

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(Abu Dhabi) - UAE-British Teamwork held its 8th meeting chaired by both Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Alistair Burt, Minister for Middle East Affairs, South Asia. The two sides welcomed in a statement the…
GCC condemns Anti-Islam Film, urges calm

GCC condemns Anti-Islam Film, urges calm

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(Dubai) - The Gulf Cooperation Council condemned an anti-Islam film as well as the violence it has triggered. “This film cannot be accepted or excused as it abuses the feelings of Muslims and non-Muslims who reject insulting prophets, religions…
UAE Establish Diplomatic Ties with The Kingdom of Bhutan

UAE Establish Diplomatic Ties with The Kingdom of Bhutan

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(New York) - In accordance with the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations 1961, the Governments of the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bhutan signed a joined communique on the establishment of diplomatic ties at…
Brahimi begins 'difficult' Syria Mission

Brahimi begins 'difficult' Syria Mission

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(Cairo) - UN Peace envoy, Lakhdar Brahimi has started his mission of combating Syria crisis. Commenting on his new job he admitted that he faces a "very difficult" task as he launched his mission to Syria, where warplanes bombed rebel zones…
President Khalifa Invites Morsi to Visit UAE

President Khalifa Invites Morsi to Visit UAE

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(Cairo) - Egypt’s President Mohammed Mursi received visiting UAE Foreign Minister, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The UAE Foreign Minister conveyed to President Mohammed Mursi best wishes from the UAE President, His Highness Sheikh…