Emirates-Real Madrid partnership reach new heights

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(Madrid) - The world's biggest football club and the world's largest aircraft have joined forces as Emirates unveiled a huge Real Madrid decal on one of the airline's A380 aircraft. Touching down in Madrid, the Emirates A380 has been emblazoned…

Dubai sets record for world’s longest painting

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(Dubai) - More than 20,000 students, teachers, parents and activists came together to create the world's longest painting, as part of a campaign to raise awareness about autism. The painting that measures 10.85km beats the three-month old…

36th GCC Summit concludes in Riyadh

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(Riyadh) - The 36th Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States (GCC) Leaders' Summit, held at the Al Diriyah Palace in Riyadh, ended with the issuance of a communiqué. The GCC leaders reviewed the joint action, political, social and economic…

Yemeni President values Arab Coalition's sacrifices

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(Aden) - Yemeni President Abdu Rabo Mansour Hadi has valued efforts and sacrifices being made by the Arab Coalition, particularly the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, in sharing the Yemeni people its destiny and concerns. "Peace…

King Mohammed VI & Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed tour SIAL

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, toured the SIAL Middle East 2015, the region s fastest-growing…

UAE extends AED 73.5 mln of aid to Yemen

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(Abu Dhabi) - As per the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and in the context of UAE’s response to the United Nations’ and the international organisations’ plans to the humanitarian crisis in…

UAE embassy in China observes National Day

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(Beijing) - The UAE embassy in China has hosted a reception at Kempinski Hotel, Beijing, on the occasion of the UAE's 44th National Day anniversary. Omer Amed Udai Al Bitar, the UAE ambassador to China, welcomed the UAE-Sino strategic partnership,…

Flydubai and Visit Russia sign agreement

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(Dubai) - Dubai-based flydubai signed an agreement with the Russian Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Visit Russia" to promote Russian destinations in the Middle East. This highlights the airline's commitment to the Russian market. The…

Quest Arabiya TV channel goes live

Arabic TV channel Quest Arabiya began broadcasting exciting factual entertainment shows to 45 million homes in 22 countries across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The channel, a partnership between Image Nation Abu Dhabi and Discovery…

FNC discusses cooperation with Australian Parliament

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(Abu Dhabi) - First Deputy Speaker of FNC elected. Marwan Ahmad bin Galita, has received a delegation from the Australian Senate House of Representatives led by Teresa Gambaro, Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence…

UAE delivers National Statement on Climate Change

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(Paris) - The United Arab Emirates has delivered its national statement on climate change at the 21st session of the Conference of Parties, COP21, at the United Nations Framework on Climate Change Convention, UNFCCC, in Paris, France, encouraging…

WEC and Masdar sign patronship agreement

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(Paris) - The World Energy Council (WEC) and Masdar have signed a Patronship Agreement, announced on the side-lines of COP21 in Paris. The WEC is a global multi-energy non-profit organisation that promotes the sustainable supply and use…

UAE top GCC market for construction workers

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE is the most popular GCC market for construction professionals, as more than half of GCC respondents have reported working primarily in the UAE, according to the results of Construction Week's 2015 Salary Survey. The…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives Bill Gates

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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 Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, who is here to attend…