Mohamed bin Zayed, Serbian President discuss cooperation

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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 the visiting President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed welcomed…

Theresa May wins confidence ballot by 200 to 117 votes

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(London) - UK Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of no-confidence triggered by members of her own party over her handling of Brexit. May secured 200 votes, with 117 against as the voting by secret ballot started on Wednesday evening…

Seven killed in Turkey train crash

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(Ankara) - Seven people were killed after a high-speed train crashed into a locomotive in the Turkish capital, the Ankara governor´s office said, revising an initial death toll. The governorate said in a statement that one of those killed…

Apple to build new $1 billion campus in Texas

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(Texas) - Apple Inc said it would invest $1 billion to build a second campus in North Austin, Texas and another $10 billion for new data centers over the next five years, as it aims to create 20,000 jobs in the United States. The announcement…

Rumi Celebrations on 17th December

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(London). The 746th annual celebrations for prominent poet, Rumi will be held on December 17th in Konya, Turkey. His Message of Peace and Love for All has inspired people from around the world representing different faiths, cultures and nationalities.…

Abdullah bin Zayed receives Tunisian FM

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, received Tunisian Foreign Minister Khamis Al-Jahnawi, at his office in the Ministry. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral…

ADNOC awards concession to China ZhenHua Oil

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, announced the four percent stake in its onshore concession, previously held by CEFC China Energy Company Limited, CEFC China, has been acquired by North Petroleum International Company…

39th GCC Summit issues Riyadh Communique

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(Riyadh) - The 40th session of the GCC summit will be held in the UAE, according to a communique issued at the end of the 39th summit in Riyadh. King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of Saudi Arabia,…

OFID agrees to provide US$50 million to Egypt

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(Vienna) - The OPEC Fund for International Development, OFID, has agreed to provide US$50 million to support Egypt’s purchase of crude oil, petroleum products, and liquefied natural gas. A statement issued by OFID from its headquarters…

Mohamed bin Zayed, President of Niger explore bilateral ties

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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 President Mahamadou Issoufou of the Republic of Niger, discussed means to develop bilateral relations…

11th Bali Democracy Forum held

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(Bali) - The UAE has stressed that it places the prosperity, well-being and happiness of its citizens and the forefront of its priorities and policies, with a focus on applying innovative technologies that provide smart government services,…

Dubai Cares, UAEU sign up to participate in Expo 2020 Dubai

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(Dubai) - Leading global philanthropic organisation Dubai Cares and United Arab Emirates University, UAEU, will bring their educational focus and expertise to Expo 2020 Dubai, after signing official participation contracts. Dubai Cares becomes…

Abdullah bin Zayed receives Pan-African Parliament President

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has received Roger Nkodo Dang, President of the Pan-African Parliament. During the meeting, held in Abu Dhabi, the two sides…

Emirati-Lebanese Forum discusses private sector partnership opportunities

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(Abu Dhabi) - The first "Emirati-Lebanese Investment Forum" began in Abu Dhabi. The forum was jointly organised by the Ministry of Economy and the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, ADCCI, in cooperation with the Federation of UAE…