Military intervention in Syria disastrous EU

Military intervention in Syria disastrous: EU

(Copenhagen) - European Union (EU) foreign ministers have warned against the temptation of military intervention in Syria despite the growing human suffering, saying boots on the ground could ignite “a large-scale fire”. Germany’s Guido…
President Khalifa receives Emir of Qatar

President Khalifa receives Emir of Qatar

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(Al Ain) - President of UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan received Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and a delegation of senior state officials accompanying him. The meeting between the two leaders was held…
Sheikh Mohammed receives Italian Defence Minister

Sheikh Mohammed receives Italian Defence Minister

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai received Italian Defence Minister, Giampaolo Di Paola and the delegation accompanying him at Za'beel Palace. Also…
Obama favors Diplomatic Solution for Syria

Obama favors Diplomatic Solution for Syria

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(Washington) - Barack Obama, President of United States of America remains committed to end the violence in Syria through diplomatic efforts, despite calls from a leading Republican senator for military action against the government of President…
President & VP congratulate Putin on election win

President & VP congratulate Putin on election win

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(Abu Dhabi) - President of UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in a cable, congratulated Russian President, Vladimir Putin on winning the presidential election in Russia. Similar cable was also sent by His Highness Sheikh…
Sheikha Lubna hails World Women Day

Sheikha Lubna hails World Women Day

(Abu Dhabi) - Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of Foreign Trade while addressing a gathering held at Rotana Beach Hotel to mark World Women Day underlined that the leadership requires continuous learning, work and serious commitment and stressed…
Sheikh Abdullah meets Canadian Premier & FM

Sheikh Abdullah meets Canadian Premier & FM

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(Ottawa) - Foreign Minister of UAE, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan during an official visit to Canada met with Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper in presence of Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, John Baird and UAE Economy Minister…
Putin wins Russia's Presidential vote

Putin wins Russia's Presidential vote

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(Moscow) - Russian Prime Minister, Vladimir Putin has claimed victory in Russia's presidential election. Putin tallied 58-59 percent of vote, according to exit polls cited by state television. Communist Party candidate Gennady Zyuganov received…
Romney wins Washington state caucuses

Romney wins Washington state caucuses

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(Washington) - Mitt Romney has rolled to a double-digit victory in Washington state's Republican presidential caucuses, his fourth campaign triumph in a row and a fresh show of strength in the runup to 10 Super Tuesday contests across America. Rick…
Polls Open For Russia's Presidential Vote‎

Polls Open For Russia's Presidential Vote‎

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(Moscow) - Polling stations have opened across Russia for the presidential election widely expected to return Vladimir Putin to the Kremlin for a record third term. Putin was president in 2000-2008, but has spent the past four years as prime…
Sheikh Abdullah receives Director of Mideast-French Foreign Ministry

Sheikh Abdullah receives Director of Mideast-French Foreign Ministry

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(Abu Dhabi) - Foreign Minister of UAE, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan received Patrice Paoli, Middle East Director at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The meeting was also attended by H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Butti…
Sheikh Abdullah meets Secretary General of Bureau Int'l des Expositions

Sheikh Abdullah meets Secretary General of Bureau Int'l des Expositions

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(Abu Dhabi) - H. H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE and Chairman of National Media Council received Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales, Secretary General Bureau International des Expositions' (BIE) at the Ministry of Foreign…
President Khalifa returns home

President Khalifa returns home

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(Al Ain) - The President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has returned home after a private visit to Turkmenistan. Upon arrival, Sheikh Khalifa was received by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-president…
Van Rompuy reappointed as EU president

Van Rompuy reappointed as EU President

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(Brussels) - Leaders of European Union have reappointed Herman Van Rompuy as European Union President for a second 30-month term and have also appointed him as the chairman of the Eurozone. "It is with pleasure that I accept a second mandate.…