GCC foreign ministers meeting with Kerry held

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(Manama) - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, affirmed that relations between the GCC and the US is based on clear foundations and strong pillars, most importantly working to achieve joint interests…

Trump announces Vice-President pick

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(Washington) - The Republican Party’s presumptive presidential candidate, Donald Trump announced that he had picked Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice presidential running mate. "I am pleased to announce that I have chosen Governor…

UAE Space Agency marks second anniversary

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE Space Agency is celebrating its second anniversary, reflecting on its remarkable achievement since its establishment, said a top official. These successes include developing and integrating the UAE national space sector,…

UAE participates in 14th UNCTAD meeting

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(Nairobi) - The UAE represented by the Ministry of Economy, is participating in the 14th United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), which began on 17th July in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, and will conclude on 22nd July. The…

King Hamad of Bahrain gifts a university to Pakistan

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(Islamabad) - Pakistan’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Javed Malik has said that the government of Bahrain has confirmed their plans to establish the King Hamad University of Nursing and Associated Medical Sciences in Islamabad and…

Pakistan, Bahrain hold bilateral political consultations

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(Islamabad) - Pakistan and Bahrain have agreed to enhance business to business interaction to promote bilateral trade and investment. This was agreed during the inaugural session of Bilateral Political Consultations between Pakistan and…

1st Pak-Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference on Sept 27

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(Islamabad) - The first Pak-Bahrain Business Opportunities Conference will be held on September 27 and will focus on investment opportunities in the field of agriculture products, meat, fruits and vegetables, banking, aviation services, jewelry,…

Victims of the Bastille Day Lorry attack in Nice honoured

Hundreds of people gathered at a makeshift memorial in the French city of Nice to honour the victims of a devastating lorry attack on the country's national holiday that killed at least 84 people. In Nice, the seaside streets that would normally…

World leaders voice support for Turkey after coup bid

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An army group in Turkey declared a coup and martial law saying they had "taken control of the country". But thousands of peopled heeded a call by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, taking to the streets to oppose the toppling of the government. Turkish…

Heart of Sharjah a journey through history

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(Abu Dhabi) - Under the directives of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority, Shurooq, has embarked on a major project to develop Heart…

Workshop on media's role in women development held

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(Dubai) - The National Media Council (NMC) hosted at its Dubai offices a workshop on the media role in highlighting and developing women's capabilities. The workshop, organised by the Child and Women Protection Section at the Dubai Police’s…

UAE VP expresses solidarity with Nice terror victims

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has voiced the UAE's sympathy for, and solidarity with the families of victims of the terrorist incident which killed 84 people…

Sheikh Abdullah meets Hungarian counterpart

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(Budapest) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met with Peter Szijjarto, the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, in Budapest. During the meeting, the two sides…

UAE partakes in pan-Arab Economic and Social Council's meeting

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(Cairo) - The UAE is participating in the 25th session of the committee on special pan-Arab organisations at the Economic and Social Council of the Arab League. Faisal Al Meshal, Director of Economic Agreements at the Ministry of Economy,…