UAE among world’s top 20 happiest nations: UN

UAE among world’s top 20 happiest nations: UN

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(United Nations) - UAE is among the world’s top 20 happiest countries in the world, according to the United Nation's released survey. Ranked 17th globally, the results showed that the UAE residents are more satisfied than people in UK, France,…
Romney Scores Triple Primary Win

Romney Scores Triple Primary Win

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(Washington) - Mitt Romney has won the Maryland, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia Republican primaries in the US, boosting his momentum as frontrunner in the race for his party's presidential nomination. The former Massachusetts governor…
Suu Kyi's party wins 43 seats in parliament

Suu Kyi's party wins 43 seats in Parliament‎

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(Yangon) - Myanmar opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi's party has won 43 of the 44 seats it contested in parliamentary elections, according to official results announced by state television. The landslide victory gave the Nobel laureate her…
Sheikh Mohammed receives ambassadors

Sheikh Mohammed receives ambassadors

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai received the new ambassadors of Finland, Djibouti and Germany at Zabeel Palace and discussed relations of cooperation and friendship between the…
Godolphin wins Dubai World Cup

Godolphin wins Dubai World Cup

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(Dubai) - Godolphin's Monterosso has made history by winning the 17th Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse race, at Meydan Racetrack. Monterosso's jockey, Mickael Barzalona stood high in the saddle with his arm even higher as Monterosso…
Sheikh Abdullah takes part in GCC- US Strategic Cooperation Forum

Sheikh Abdullah attends GCC-US Strategic Cooperation Forum

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(Riyadh) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister is taking part in the First Ministerial meeting of the GCC-US Strategic Cooperation Forum that has commenced at the Secretariat General of the Gulf Cooperation Council. The…
Clinton discusses Syria crisis with King Abdullah

Clinton discusses Syria crisis with King Abdullah

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(Riyadh) - US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton met Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah and Foreign Minister to discuss the Syria conflict against a backdrop of tension with Iran and oil policy differences. “Both sides have recognised that their…
UAE, China vow to boost ties

UAE, China vow to boost ties

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(Beijing) - H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces discussed with Chinese Head of State Wen Jiabao, the distinguished relations between the two countries…
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed meets Chinese VP

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed meets Chinese VP

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(Beijing) - H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces held talks with Chinese Vice President, Xi Jinping over mechanisms of bolstering existing ties of friendship…
US to provide $100 million to Tunisia

US to provide $100 million to Tunisia

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(Washington) - The United States is planning to grant $100 million to Tunisia to help the transitioning democracy pay its debts and focus on boosting its economy, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said while speaking by telephone with Prime…
Sheikha Lubna discusses trade policies with WTO chief

Sheikha Lubna discusses trade policies with WTO chief

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(Geneva) - H.E. Sheikha Lubna, Minister of Foreign Trade, held talks with Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the second review of the trade policies and practices of the UAE. The UAE and WTO affirmed the…
Assad agrees to Annan's Syria Peace Plan

Assad agrees to Annan's Syria Peace Plan

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(Geneva) - The government in Damascus has agreed to accept UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan's six-point plan on ending the bloodshed in Syria, the former UN chief's spokesman said. Annan's peace plan calls for a UN-supervised halt to fighting…
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed meets Australian PM

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed meets Australian PM

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(Seoul) - General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces met Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard. During the meeting which took place on the fringe of the Seoul…
Sheikh Mohammed meets Algerian Minister

Sheikh Mohammed receives Algerian Minister

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai received Algerian Justice Minister, Tayib Belaiz at Zabeel Palace. Also present at the meeting were H.H. Sheikh Rashid…