Sheikh Mohammed and Sultan Qaboos hold talks

Sheikh Mohammed and Sultan Qaboos hold talks

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(Dubai) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai held talks on bilateral ties with His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed of Oman at the Zabeel Palace. In the presence of Sheikhs…
Dubai World Energy Forum Commenced

Dubai World Energy Forum Commenced

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(Dubai) - The Dubai World Energy Forum (WEF) has kicked off at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice- President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. In his opening…
Sheikh Mohammed Meets French Defence Minister

Sheikh Mohammed Meets French Defence Minister

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(Dubai) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and the delegation accompanying him, at Zabeel Palace. At the meeting,…
Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel tie knot

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel tie knot

(Italy) - Hearthrob actor-singer Justin Timberlake and actress Jessica Biel have tied the knot in southern Italy. "It's great to be married, the ceremony was beautiful and it was so special to be surrounded by our family and friends," the couple…
UAE becomes member of Interpol on Disaster Victims Identification

UAE becomes member of Interpol on Disaster Victims Identification

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(Abu Dhabi) - The International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) has announced that the UAE is the first country in the Middle East to acquire membership of the organisation on Disaster Victim Identification. The announcement was made…
Cameron Threatens to Veto EU Budget

Cameron Threatens to Veto EU Budget

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British Prime Minister, David Cameron has said that he would veto the EU’s 2014-20 budget. Cameron when asked if he would veto the EU’s seven-year budget at a summit in November, he answered “The short answer is yes", adding that “It…
UAE, Russia Discuss Ways to Boost Ties

UAE, Russia Discuss Ways to Boost Ties

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(Moscow) - H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has held talks with Russian President, Vladimir Putin on ways to boost the bilateral relations. The…
UAE, Ireland Discuss Higher Trade Exchange

UAE, Ireland Discuss Higher Trade Exchange

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(Dublin) - Minister of Economy, H.E. Sultan Saeed Al-Mansoori and Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise, Ireland Frank Ryan discussed enhancing the UAE's capabilities in various spheres such as small and medium size enterprises (SMEs), exchanging…
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Visits Paris

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Visits Paris

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(Paris) - H. H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance visited the French capital, at the invitation of Irina Bokova, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural…
UAE, Japan Sign Treaty on Taxation

UAE, Japan Sign Treaty on Taxation

(Tokyo) - The UAE and Japan have signed an initial agreement to avoid double taxation on income. The agreement was signed at the Japanese Ministry of Finance in Tokyo, on behalf of the UAE, by Khalid Ali Al Bustani, Assistant Undersecretary…
Obama, Romney Clash in Debate Rematch

Obama, Romney Clash in Debate Rematch

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(New York) - US President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney clashed repeatedly on jobs, energy and Libya in their second US Presidential debate, with Obama moving aggressively to challenge his opponent. Obama was much sharper and…
US duo wins Nobel Economics Prize

US duo wins Nobel Economics Prize

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(Stockholm) - US scholars Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work on the functioning of markets and how best to match supply and demand.The two were honored for "the theory of stable allocations and the practice…
1st Asian Cooperation Dialogue Summit held in Kuwait

1st Asian Cooperation Dialogue Summit held in Kuwait

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(Kuwait) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, arrived in Kuwait heading the UAE delegation to participate in the 1st Asian Cooperation Dialogue Summit. With over 30 countries…
Abu Dhabi Film Festival Kicks Off

Abu Dhabi Film Festival Kicks Off

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(Abu Dhabi) - The sixth edition of Abu Dhabi Film Festival has opened featuring Richard Gere’s latest movie ‘Arbitrage’. On the occasion, Stars from the Arab world walked side by side with Hollywood and Bollywood superstars. Arab cinema…