Samsung unveils newest smartphone

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(New York) - South Korean electronics giant Samsung unveiled the new Galaxy Note 9 smartphone, its latest effort to address flagging sales of the high-functioning gadgets. Boosting the power and the price, Samsung hopes to win back customers…

30 dead in Italy motorway bridge collapse tragedy

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(Genoa) - About 30 people were killed when a giant motorway bridge collapsed in heavy rain in the Italian city of Genoa in what the government called an "immense tragedy". The collapse, which saw a vast stretch of the A10 freeway tumble on…

Saudi FM meets with EU Ambassadors

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(Riyadh) - Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubair met with ambassadors of the European Union countries accredited to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. During the meeting, they discussed developments and cooperation between…

Trade between UAE, Norway reaches US$640 million in 2017

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(Abu Dhabi) - The relations between the UAE and Norway have witnessed increasing development, in line with their strong bilateral ties over the past decades with the value of their trade exchange reaching around US$639.9 million in 2017, compared…

President issues Decree amending UAE Cybercrimes Law

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan issued Emiri Decree No. 02 of 2018 amending the UAE Cybercrimes Law. According to the Decree, Article Nos. 26, 28 and 42 of Federal Decree-Law No. 05 of 2012 on Combatting…

Erdogan tells Turks to buy crumbling lira

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(Istanbul) - President Tayyip Erdogan told Turks to sell their gold and U.S. dollars to support the country´s currency which plunged after U. S. President Donald Trump escalated a feud with NATO ally Turkey by doubling tariffs on metals imports.…

UAE participates in Seoul's Cultural Exchange Exhibition

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(Seoul) - The UAE Embassy in Seoul participated in a cultural exchange exhibition at the Jemulpo Gurakbu centre in Incheon, Korea. Celebrating the Year of Zayed, the Embassy presented UAE cultural and handicraft items for viewing at the exhibition,…

UAE, Japan explore prospects for greater joint strategic partnership

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(Tokyo) - UAE Minister of State and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, has held a series of meetings with a number of Japanese ministers, top officials and MPs to boost joint comprehensive strategic…

UAE-Saudi strategic partnership represents progress, regional stability

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(Abu Dhabi) - Dr. Abdulaziz Al Owaisheq, Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, Assistant Secretary-General for Political and Negotiations Affairs, highlighted the importance of the strategic partnership between the UAE and Saudi Arabia, as the two…

Ethiopian PM, Reem Al Hashemy explore prospects for joint cooperation

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(Addis Ababa) - Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, received Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and discussed prospects for joint cooperation, especially in vital areas of energy, infrastructure,…

ADNOC seeks to strengthen partnerships in Japan

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(Abu Dhabi) - Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO, met with Hiroshige Seko, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, as part of a series of meetings, with government officials, business partners and customers,…

Mohamed bin Zayed, El-Sisi discuss bilateral relations

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(Cairo) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of Egypt, have discussed the relations between the UAE and Egypt and…

Expo 2020 selects Emaar Hospitality Group as official partner

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(Dubai) - Millions of visitors to Expo 2020 Dubai, including global leaders, will enjoy world class hospitality after organisers unveiled Dubai-based Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure subsidiary of global developer Emaar Properties,…

UAE-Turkmenistan Consular Consultations Committee holds 1st meeting

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE and Turkmenistan held, in Abu Dhabi, the first edition of their joint "Consular Consultations Committee," chaired by Rashid Al Dhaheri, Director of the Citizens Affairs Administration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs…