Vatican announces historic deal with China on bishops

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(Vatican City) - The Vatican announced a historic accord with China on the appointment of bishops in the Communist country as Pope Francis recognised seven Beijing-appointed bishops in a move that could pave the way for a rapprochement between…

Abdullah bin Zayed receives Serbian counterpart

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received Ivica Dacic, the Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and discussed with him ways of bolstering bilateral ties of cooperation…

Abdullah bin Zayed witnesses first session of MoFAIC Youth Council

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, called on Emirati youth to search for promising opportunities and suggest innovative solutions to their diplomatic challenges,…

Mohamed bin Zayed, Pakistani PM discuss ties

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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 Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan have underlined their countries' determination to propel…

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Eritrean President

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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, said the historic Jeddah Peace Agreement, signed recently by Eritrea and Ethiopia, has crowned a series…

14th Joint Committee meeting of UAE and Algeria held

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(Algiers) - Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, said that the bilateral and economic relations between the UAE and Algeria are based on strong foundations of brotherhood and mutual respect, supported by their historical and cultural…

Japan's Asahi Yuzikai launches Middle East operations at DAFZA

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(Dubai) - Asahi Yukizai Corporation held an opening ceremony for its Middle East operations at Dubai Airport Freezone – DAFZA. The new office will play a key role in expanding the company’s business across the Middle East and North Africa…

Meeting of Arab central banks held in Jordan

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(Amman) - The Governor of the Central Bank of the UAE, Mubarak Rashed Al Mansouri, participated in the 42nd session of the Council of Governors of Arab central banks and financial institutions, hosted by Jordan. In his opening remarks, Jordanian…

Hundreds rescued as Hurricane Florence pounds Carolinas

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(United States) - Emergency crews rescued hundreds of stranded people as Hurricane Florence pounded the US East Coast with driving rain, howling winds and dangerous storm surge. "The storm is wreaking havoc on our state," North Carolina Governor…

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…