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Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed receive Rulers, Crown Princes

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed…

Interview with The British Ambassador in UAE

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The International Diplomat Magazine spoke Exclusively to the British Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates    Diplomat: The relationship between Britain and the UAE is historical, not just after the formation of the Federation…

UN Secretary-General commends Saudi humanitarian and relief efforts

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(Riyadh) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has lauded the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's great humanitarian and relief efforts represented by King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief). In a statement, the UN Secretary-General…

12th edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi opens

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(Abu Dhabi) - The 12th edition of Cityscape Abu Dhabi officially kicked off, opening the doors to organisations keen to tap into an unrivalled audience of real estate investors from around the world as well as many experts in the regional…

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Citibank Group CEO

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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, received Michael L. Corbat, Chief Executive Officer of Citibank Group, the world's global bank. During…

Arab League regrets escalation of Syrian crisis

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(Dammam) - The Arab League Secretary General has expressed regret over the escalation of the Syrian crisis. Speaking to reporters here following the military strikes against a number of Syrian sites, Aboul- Gheit said, "All parties concerned…

Arab-Brazilian Economic Forum held in Sao Paulo

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(Sao Paulo) - A UAE delegation has participated in the Arab-Brazil Economic Forum, which was recently held in Sao Paulo, under the patronage and attendance of Brazilian President Michel Temer and a number of ministers. The UAE delegation…

Aldar foreign ownership raised to 49%

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(Abu Dhabi) - Aldar Properties announced that its Foreign Ownership Limit, FOL, has been increased to 49%, from 40%, following completion of all regulatory formalities and will be implemented for trading effective today. This follows…

Bahrain hosts Gulf-wide counterterrorism exercise

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(Manama) - Bahrain is currently hosting a sophisticated series of security exercises with participation from all Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait. The training drill, named Arab…

UAE leads Arab countries in 2016 Global Innovation Index

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE showed a significant improvement in its innovation standing on the 2016 Global Innovation Index which was officially launched at a press conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. The…

UAE confirms dedication to protect children in armed conflicts

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(New York) - The UAE has reiterated its long-standing commitment to protecting children living in conflicts around the world, during a debate at the United Nations Security Council. Speaking before the 15-member chamber, Ambassador Lana…

UAE leads GCC region in smart buildings solutions

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(Dubai) - The UAE is leading the GCC initiatives in smart building solutions with more than two-thirds of the 1,236 Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)-certified projects, according to a study by technology firm Honeywell…

Annual session of WFP Executive Board held

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(Rome) - The UAE participated in the opening of the annual session of the World Food Programme's (WFP) Executive Board held at its headquarters in Rome. The event was also attended by His Holiness Pope Francis, the Supreme Head of the Catholic…

41st Annual Meeting of IDB Board of Governors held

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(Jakarta) - The UAE concluded its participation in the 41st Annual Meeting of the Islamic Development Bank, IDB, Board of Governors, and the General Assemblies of IDB Group member institutions of the IDB Group in Jakarta Indonesia. The…