End occupation, UAE tells Iran

End occupation, UAE tells Iran

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(New York) - The United Arab Emirates regretted the continued Iranian occupation of its three islands. UAE Foreign Minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the floor of the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly expressed,…
Emirates Becomes World’s Top Airline Brand

Emirates Becomes World’s Top Airline Brand

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(Dubai) - Dubai-based Emirates Airline has become the world’s Most Valuable Airline Brand, according to Brand Finance’s Global 500 brand study which will be unveiled at the Global Travel Marketing Forum in Dubai. Media statement issued by…
Sheikh Abdullah attends Obama's Dinner Banquet

Sheikh Abdullah attends Obama's Dinner Banquet

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE attended a dinner banquet hosted by the U.S. President Barack Obama in the attendance of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Some 130 presidents and heads of…
Leaders of UAE and Bahrain discuss key issues

Leaders of UAE and Bahrain discuss key issues

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(Al Ain) - The President, H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, received His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain at Al Rawdah Palace. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and…
Sheikh Abdullah Meets Somali PM, Spanish, Ethiopian, Sri Lankan FMs

Sheikh Abdullah Meets Somali PM, Spanish, Ethiopian, Sri Lankan FMs

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(New York) - Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister of UAE received the Somali Prime Minister at the sidelines of 67th session of United Nations General Assembly Meeting. Both the leaders discussed the bilateral cooperation. Sheikh…
President Khalifa receives RAK Ruler

Sheikh Khalifa receives RAK Ruler

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(Abu Dhabi) - President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan received H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council member and Ruler of Ra's al-Khaimah at Al Rawdha Palace, in the attendance of H.E. Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan,…
Sheikh Mohammed receives Egypt's Information Minister

Sheikh Mohammed receives Egypt's Information Minister

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received the Egyptian Information Minister, Salah Abdel-Maksoud at Zabeel Palace. Also present were H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin…
UAE, Chile sign Reciprocal Visa Waiver MOU

UAE, Chile sign Reciprocal Visa Waiver MOU

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(New York) - The Governments of the of the United Arab Emirates and the Republic of Chile have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the exemption of entry visa requirements for holders of diplomatic, official and special passports on reciprocal…
Ban and Brahimi Meet to Discuss Syria

Ban and Brahimi Meet to Discuss Syria

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(New York) - UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon and UN International mediator to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi met to discuss the situation in Syria, expressing hope that an upcoming UN General Assembly summit will help improve the humanitarian situation…
UAE calls for Nuclear Free Zone

UAE calls for Nuclear Free Zone

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(Vienna) - The UAE has called on all countries in the region to work towards a zone free of nuclear weapons in the Middle East. H.E. Hamad Al Kaabi, the UAE’s permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), made…
US honors Suu Kyi, ends sanctions on Myanmar Leaders

US honors Suu Kyi, ends sanctions on Myanmar Leaders

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(Washington) - The United States lifted sanctions on two of Myanmar's top leaders as the Congress hailed Aung San Suu Kyi as a hero of democracy in a lavish ceremony unthinkable only months ago.The move to end the sanctions on Myanmar President…
UN adds 5% to Budget for 2012-2013

UN General Assembly holds its 67th session

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(New York) - The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has started its 67th session at the UN Headquarters in New York. Vuk Jeremic, the former Serbian foreign minister who was elected president of the 67th UNGA session on June 8, in an opening…
Sheikh Abdullah and John Baird Sign Peaceful Nuclear Energy Agreement

Sheikh Abdullah and John Baird Sign Peaceful Nuclear Energy Agreement

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(Ottawa) - H. H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE's Foreign Minister and his Canadian Counterpart John Baird signed an agreement between the Governments of the United Arab Emirates and Canada for cooperation in the field of peaceful…
Saudis offers extra oil to control prices

Saudis offers extra oil to control prices

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(Riyadh) - As a sign of the world's largest exporter being worried about the impact of rising oil prices on the global economy, Saudi Arabia has offered its main customers in the US, Europe and Asia extra oil supplies. Last month, Group of Seven…