Portuguese PM receives Sheikh Abdullah

Portuguese PM receives Sheikh Abdullah

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(Lisbon) - Portuguese Prime Minister, Pedro Passos Coelho received visiting UAE Foreign Minister, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah. Both the leaders explored mechanism of boosting joint cooperation and bilateral relations for the best interest of the two…
Sheikh Abdullah meets King of Spain

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed meets King of Spain

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(Madrid) - King Juan Carlos of Spain received Foreign Minister of UAE, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah who conveyed to him greetings of President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa and his keenness to further ties between the two countries. King Juan Carlos welcomed…
Sheikha Lubna discuss trade ties with German officials

Sheikha Lubna discuss trade ties with German officials

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(Hanover) - H.E.Sheikha Lubna, Minister of Foreign Trade received Prime Minister of Lower Saxony, David McAllister at UAE Pavilion's headquarter at the Hanover International Industrial Exhibition 2012 in Germany. During the meeting which was…
Sheikh Mohammed meets Governor General of Australia

Sheikh Mohammed meets Governor General of Australia

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai met Australian Governor General, Quentin Bryce and her spouse at Al Bahr Palace in Dubai. H.H. Sheikh Maktoum, Deputy ruler of Dubai was also present…

Sheikh Mohammed receives Chinese official

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(Dubai) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai received Yang Dongliang, Member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Tianjin Committee and Executive Vice Mayor of Tianjin. During the…
Abu Dhabi launches second satellite

Abu Dhabi launches second satellite

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(Abu Dhabi) - Abu Dhabi’s second communications satellite has been sent successfully into the orbit from a space station in Kazakhstan. The space vehicle will provide a range of broadband telecommunications and satellite services to the Middle…
President Khalifa grants citizenship to 930 children

President Khalifa grants citizenship to 930 children

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(Abu Dhabi) - President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa, has issued a decree granting citizenship to 930 children of UAE women married to foreigners who satisfied requirements for citizenship by virtue of the supreme order to grant citizenship to eligible…
Afghanistan-US reach pact on post 2014 American support

Afghanistan-US reach pact on post 2014 American support

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(Kabul) - After more than a year of negotiations, U.S. and Afghan officials have reached an agreement confirming the United States’ commitment to Afghanistan for a decade after its formal troop withdrawal in 2014. The document, which must…
UAE to sharpen islands strategy

UAE to sharpen islands strategy

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(Abu Dhabi) - Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash has called on Iran to enter into negotiations with the UAE over the three islands occupied by Tehran and to refrain from using arrogant language. Gargash while calling…
China, Russia hold first naval exercise

China, Russia hold first naval exercise

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(Beijing) - China and Russia launched their first joint naval exercises amid tensions between China and its Asian neighbours over regional territorial claims. The six days of drills are taking place in the Yellow Sea off China's east coast. The…
IMF to secure $400b funding for Europe

IMF to secure $400b funding for Europe

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(Washington) - The Group of 20 nations have stood ready to commit at least $400 billion to bulk up the International Monetary Fund, as IMF has been aiming to raise at least $400 billion; a doubling of its lending capacity, to ensure it has enough…
Situation in Syria 'highly precarious': Ban Ki Moon

Situation in Syria 'highly precarious': Ban Ki Moon

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(United Nations) - Secretary General United Nations, Ban Ki-moon has said the situation in Syria remains "highly precarious". The UN has reached a preliminary deal with the Syrian government on rules governing the deployment of observers to…
British Embassies in UAE celebrate 100 Days to London Olympics

British Embassies in UAE celebrate 100 Days to London Olympics

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(Abu Dhabi) - British Embassies in Abu Dhabi and Dubai marked 100 Days to go to the London Olympic Games in partnership with different local communities across the UAE. British Ambassador, Dominic Jermey unveiled a mural on the wall by Embassy's…
Abu Dhabi to host WTTC 13th Global Summit

Abu Dhabi to host WTTC 13th Global Summit

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(Abu Dhabi) - In a special ceremony at the 12th World Travel & Tourism (WTTC) Global Summit in Tokyo, the WTTC officially handed over to Abu Dhabi the hosting rights for the 13th Global Summit to be held in April/May next year. Abu Dhabi…