Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Kerry discuss latest developments

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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, and visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry took stock of the latest regional and international…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed receives Afghanistan's President

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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 at Al Shati Palace President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan, who is currently on…

Pak-Bahrain Business Council set to be revived

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(Manama) - Pakistan’s Ambassador to Bahrain Javed Malik met with the office bearers of the Pakistan Bahrain Business Council under the auspices of the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce in order to promote closer engagement between the business communities…

UN members pledge to end AIDs epidemic by 2030

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(New York) - UN member states pledged to intensify the fight against AIDS and reaffirmed their resolve to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030. The renewed commitments came during the opening session of a UN high-level meeting on eradicating the…

King of Jordan orders to hold parliamentary elections

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(Amman) - Jordanian King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussain issued a royal order to hold parliamentary elections according to the provisions of law. During a meeting with Independent Elections Commission (IEC)'s board of commissioners, His Majesty…

DP World Group chairman meets Argentine President

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(Dubai) - DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has met Argentine President, Mauricio Macri in Buenos Aires to discuss cooperation in the ports and cruise terminals sector. The meeting was attended by the Argentine transport…

UAE Cabinet approves National Tolerance Programme

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE Cabinet, chaired by Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has congratulated President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Members of the Supreme…

UAE elected to chair the ILO Finance Committee

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(Geneva) - The United Arab Emirates has been elected to chair the Finance Committee of the International Labour Organization during their 105th conference that was held in Geneva, votes cast by the participating states of the committee marked…

UAE President gets Iraqi PM's note

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received a letter from Dr. Haider Al-Abadi , Prime Minister of Iraq, dealing with issues of mutual interest and latest regional and international developments. The…

Dubai named in world's top 15 retail destinations

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(Dubai) - Dubai has been ranked fourth among the top cities worldwide for retailing with other Gulf markets are also making their mark on the global shopping map, according to JLL’s Destination Retail report. While the list is dominated…

Sheikh Mohammed attends Epsom Derby

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(London) - Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the Epsom Derby at Epsom Downs Racecourse. H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown…

Bahrain leaders' statesmanship, achievements hailed

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(Dubai) - The "International Diplomat" magazine has paid rich tribute to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al…

Bahrain chairs UN General Assembly panel on extremism

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(New York) - The 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly held a high-level thematic conversation on children and youth affected by violent extremism. Bahrain’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations ambassador Jamal…

Bahraini-Russian relations discussed

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(Manama) - Defence Affairs Minister Lieutenant General Yusef bin Ahmed Al Jalahma received Russian Consul to Bahrain Vladimir Smirnov. They discussed bilateral relations of friendship and cooperation and issues of common interest. The…