Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on throne

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 60 years on throne

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(London) - Queen Elizabeth II has marked her Diamond Jubilee with completion of 60 years on the throne. She ascended to the throne when her father, George VI, died on Feb.6, 1952 and has thus become the longest-serving sovereign after Queen…
Facebook plans $5bn stock market debut

Facebook plans $5bn stock market debut

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(San Francisco) – Facebook, the world’s largest social network has filed to make $5bn stock market debut that would be Silicon Valley's largest-ever initial public offering. With over 845 million monthly active users, Facebook has said…
President Khalifa receives new e-passport

President Khalifa receives new e-passport

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa has received the new UAE electronic passport at Al Diyafa Palace. The meeting was attended by H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE…
Romney wins big in Florida

Romney wins big in Florida

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(Florida) - Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has won a major victory in Florida’s Republican presidential primary and is closer to secure his party’s presidential nomination. Mitt Romney cruised to victory in the Florida primary…
Turkish President addresses UAE-Turkey Business Forum

Turkish President addresses UAE-Turkey Business Forum

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(Abu Dhabi) - President of Turkey, Abdullah Gul addressed the UAE-Turkey Business Forum organized by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. A gathering of 500 businesspersons and officials from both countries…
Prime Minister holds talks with Turkish President

Prime Minister holds talks with Turkish President

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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 the visiting Turkish President Abdullah Gul at Zabeel Palace. The meeting was also attended by H.H. Sheikh…
President Khalifa welcomes Turkish President

President Khalifa welcomes Turkish President

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan welcomed Turkish President Abdullah Gul at Al Dhiyafa Palace in Al Mushrif. Turkish President was accorded with an official reception. The two Presidents headed to the…
President Khalifa receives Credentials of Seven Ambassadors

Ambassadors present Credentials to President Khalifa

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(Abu Dhabi) – President of UAE, H.H. Sheikh Khalifa received the credentials from the ambassadors of Vietnam, Turkmenistan, Germany, Sweden, Djibouti, Morocco and Australia at Al Dhiyafa Palace. Also present were H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed…
President Khalifa pledges US$10m for Carter’s Campaign

President Khalifa pledges US$10m for Carter’s Campaign

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(Atlanta) - President of UAE, H.H Sheikh Khalifa has presented US$10 million in support to a Carter Centre-led eradication campaign to end Guinea worm disease by 2015. Founding Father of the UAE, the late Sheikh Zayed, was the first to join…
Sheikh Mohammed meets Chang-Ching Lin

Sheikh Mohammed meets Chinese Official

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai received Chang-Ching Lin, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China…
President Abdullah Gul arrives in UAE

Turkish President arrives in UAE

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(Abu Dhabi) - Turkish President Abdullah Gul arrived in Abu Dhabi on an official visit to the UAE. At the airport, he was received by H.H Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Presidential Affairs, Sheikhs…
Muslim Female Parliamentarians Conference Palembang

UAE takes part in the Muslim Female Parliamentarians Conference

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(Palembang) - As part of the meetings of the Parliamentary Union of the member states in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), UAE's Federal National Council (FNC) participated in the Muslim Female Parliamentarians Conference held in…
Al Mansoori at World Economic Forum 2012

Al Mansoori discusses key economic issues at World Economic Forum 2012

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(Davos) - UAE Minister of Economy, H.E Sultan Al Mansoori while speaking to the Media at the World Economic Forum in Davos said that the UAE, as a stable, secure state, will see some immediate short-term benefits as investment flows to safe…
GCC-Turkey Ministerial Council

GCC-Turkey Ministerial Council concludes in Istanbul

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(Istanbul) – The Turkey-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) High Level Strategic Dialogue Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Istanbul has been concluded. Foreign Minister of the UAE, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan represented the state at…