Sheikh Abdullah inaugurates IRENA's headquarters

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE minister of foreign affairs, inaugurated the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) headquarters in Abu Dhabi's Masdar City reinforcing the UAE's status as a global energy…

Yas Mall wins 'Best Int'l Shopping Centre'

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(Abu Dhabi) - Yas Mall has won the 'Best International Shopping Centre' at the tenth anniversary of The Global RLI Awards 2015, hosted at Meydan Gallery by magazine Retail & Leisure International. Judged on the mall's exemplary customer…

U.N. appeals for humanitarian aid for Iraq

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(Brussels) - The United Nations launched an appeal for half a billion dollars in international aid to help tackle a worsening humanitarian crisis in Iraq triggered by the conflict with Daesh (ISIL) militants. Lise Grande, the U.N. humanitarian…

FM receives UN's new envoy for Yemen

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE, welcomed the UN's new special envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Sheikh Abdullah received an update from the UN envoy…

Sheikh Abdullah receives UNIDO's Director-General

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE received LI Yong, Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO). During the meeting, they discussed co-operation between…

PM crowns Al Nasr champions of President's Cup

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(Al Ain) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the final football match of the President's Cup between Al Nasr and Al Ahli. At the end of the match, Sheikh Mohammed…

UAE, Egypt conclude Siham Al Haq-3 military exercise

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(Abu Dhabi) - The armed forces of the UAE and Egypt have concluded their Siham Al Haq-3 (Arrows of Righteousness) joint military exercise in the UAE. The exercise reflect the historic and strategic ties between the UAE and Egypt in military…

MBRF and UNDP to discuss 3rd Arab Knowledge Report

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The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, MBRF, in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, will hold a workshop at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris on 3rd June, as part of its preparations for this year's…

Fifa president Sepp Blatter resigns

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(Zurich) - Fifa president Sepp Blatter has resigned from his post, just days after being re-elected for a fifth term in a vote overshadowed by arrests and corruption allegations. After 17 years in charge of Federation Internationale de…

FM receives Latvian counterpart

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(Abu Dhabi) - Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan received Latvian Foreign Minister, Edgars Rinkevics, who is currently on a visit to the UAE. The meeting discussed ways to boost ties of friendship and cooperation…

PM honours National Defence College graduates

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(Abu Dhabi) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has honoured the graduates of the second intake of the National Defence College, NDC. A graduation ceremony was held…

UAE leaders send cables of condolences to US VP

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolence to US Vice President, Joe Biden, on the death of his son, Beau Biden. In his cable, Sheikh Khalifa expressed his deep condolences and…