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…
Suu Kyi meets Clinton

Suu Kyi meets Clinton

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(Washington) - Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi is on her first official visit to Washington, punctuating the remarkable thawing of tensions between the United States and Myanmar over the last year. She met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham…
UAE- British Task Force Holds Meeting

UAE- British Task Force Holds Meeting

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(Abu Dhabi) - UAE-British Teamwork held its 8th meeting chaired by both Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Alistair Burt, Minister for Middle East Affairs, South Asia. The two sides welcomed in a statement the…
3rd Edition of Middle East SME Forum Kicks off

3rd Edition of Middle East SME Forum Kicks off

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(Abu Dhabi) - The 3rd edition of Middle East SME Forum has commenced in Abu Dhabi, gathering SME professionals, entrepreneurs, financial experts, banking professionals and governmental officials. Senior VP and Head Business Banking at Abu Dhabi…
GCC condemns Anti-Islam Film, urges calm

GCC condemns Anti-Islam Film, urges calm

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(Dubai) - The Gulf Cooperation Council condemned an anti-Islam film as well as the violence it has triggered. “This film cannot be accepted or excused as it abuses the feelings of Muslims and non-Muslims who reject insulting prophets, religions…
UAE Establish Diplomatic Ties with The Kingdom of Bhutan

UAE Establish Diplomatic Ties with The Kingdom of Bhutan

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(New York) - In accordance with the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations 1961, the Governments of the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bhutan signed a joined communique on the establishment of diplomatic ties at…
Sheikh Abdullah receives Ambassadors of Security Council's Permanent Members

Sheikh Abdullah receives Ambassadors of Security Council's Permanent Members

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(Abu Dhabi) - Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah received Ambassadors of Security Council's Permanent Members. During talks with the Ambassadors, Sheikh Abdullah stressed that United Arab Emirates has the message of moderation,…
National Security Advisers of UK and UAE meet

National Security Advisers of UK and UAE meet

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(Abu Dhabi) - National Security Adviser, HH Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and British National Security Adviser, Sir Nigel Kim Darroch held talks in Abu Dhabi on enhancing joint cooperation between UAE and UK in various fields. A number of…
Jolie makes Visit to Syrian Refugee Camp

Jolie makes Visit to Syrian Refugee Camp

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Angelina Jolie made a visit to Jordan's Zaatari Refugee camp, which hosts about 30,000 Syrians displaced by the 18-month conflict, to share the grief of Syrian Refugees. Making remarks on the situation of refugees, Angelina Jolie said that some…
President, VP & Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed greet Somali President

President, VP & Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed greet Somali President

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(Abu Dhabi) - President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince…