DP World to Invest in new infrastructure in Kazakhstan

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(Dubai) - The potential of DP World investing in new infrastructure in Kazakhstan’s ports and logistics sectors was the focus of discussions between global trade enabler DP World’s Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem and Kazakhstan’s…

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Russian Foreign Minister

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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 Sergey Lavrov, Russian Minister for Foreign Affairs, who is currently visiting the country…

Air pollution claims 7 million lives a year: UN rights expert

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(Geneva) - A UN human rights expert has said that air pollution can kill up to seven million people a year. Shifting to renewable energy could save up to 150 million lives by the end of the century amid concerns that six billion people regularly…

UAE Armed Forces Chief of Staff meets British counterpart

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(Abu Dhabi) - Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, received on Tuesday, General Sir Nicholas Patrick Carter, the United Kingdom's Chief of Defence Staff, who is currently visiting the UAE. During…

46th Session of CFM of OIC issues Abu Dhabi Declaration

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Heads of delegations of Member States of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), have issued the Abu Dhabi Declaration at the conclusion of the Forty-Sixth Session of the Council of…

Flash floods in southern Afghanistan kill at least 20

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(Kandahar) - At least 20 people were killed by flash floods in southern Afghanistan´s Kandahar province, the UN said, as heavy rains swept away homes and vehicles and potentially damaged thousands of houses. The United Nations Office for…

UAE, Ireland discuss economic, commercial partnership

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(Abu Dhabi) - Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, and Pat Breen, Minister of Trade, Employment, Business, as well as European Union, EU, Digital Market and Data Protection of Ireland, discussed ways of reinforcing economic and…

UAE, Singapore sign comprehensive partnership agreements

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(Singapore) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore, witnessed the signing of a comprehensive partnership…

ADNOC signs 3 framework agreements with Korean energy companies

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(Seoul) - During an official visit to the Republic of Korea by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, has signed…

Abdullah bin Zayed meets Italian Interior Minister

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(Rome) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Matteo Salvini, as part of his official visit to Italy. During the meeting,…

UAE, South Korea sign number of agreements, MoUs

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(Seoul) -His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, attended the signing of a number of agreements and Memoranda…

Turkey kicks off largest navy drill in its history

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Turkey is holding the largest navy drill in its history with over 100 vessels on all three seas surrounding the country. The four-day drill, named 'Blue Homeland 2019,' began and will end on March 2. It’s the first time that an exercise…

UAE, Jordan parliaments agree to serve Arab interests

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE and Jordan have agreed to increase their joint consultation and coordination and exchange views regarding issues of common interest and adopt a unified Arab stance that places Arab interests at top priority and defend…

Saudi crown prince meets Chinese President

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(Beijing) - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with China’s President Xi Jinping and bagged a $10 billion oil deal, pressing on with his diplomatic charm offensive in Asia following a global outcry over the Khashoggi killing. Mohammed…