Mohammed bin Rashid attends the launch of Dubai Airports’ new brand

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the launch of the new brand for Dubai International (DXB) that signifies Dubai Airports’ transition from…

Sheikha Rana Al Khalifa leads delegation to Germany

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(Germany) - Dr. Sheikha Rana Bint Isa Bin Daij Al Khalifa, Undersecretary of Ministry of Foreign Affairs led a government of Bahrain delegation that visited the Federal republic of Germany between 5-7 February 2019 and held detailed talks with…

Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed meet Pope

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed…

Khalifa Fund signs US$25 million agreement to support Nigerien SMEs

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(Abu Dhabi) - Hussain Jasim Al Nowais, Chairman of Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development, and Saadou Sidou, Nigerien Minister of Trade and Private Sector Development, have signed a US$25 million (AED92 million) agreement aimed at providing…

DIB rings market-opening bell to celebrate US$750 million Sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai

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(Dubai) - Dubai Islamic Bank, DIB, rang the market-opening bell to celebrate the listing of a US$750 million Sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai. The Sukuk was 4.9 times oversubscribed with a profit rate of 6.25 per cent per annum, with nearly 40% of…

World Government Summit convenes 4,000 high-level officials

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(Dubai) - Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the seventh World Government Summit (WGS 2019) will start on February 10. More than 4,000 high-level…

Last 4 years hottest on record, UN confirms

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(Paris) - The last four years were the hottest since global temperature records began, the UN confirmed in an analysis that it said was a "clear sign of continuing long-term climate change." The UN´s World Meterological Organization said…

Britain and EU agree to hold further Brexit talks

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(Brussels) - European Union leader Jean-Claude Juncker and Prime Minister Theresa May agreed to hold further talks on Britain´s withdrawal from the bloc, after what they described as a "robust" meeting. EU negotiator Michel Barnier will…

Taliban sit for 2nd day with Afghan leaders in Moscow

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(Moscow) - The Taliban entered a second day of unprecedented talks with powerful Afghan politicians in Moscow, sidestepping the Kabul government as it pursues a leading stake in the war-torn country. The rare public appearance that kicked…

Global Conference of Human Fraternity opens in Abu Dhabi

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Global Conference of Human Fraternity opened at the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed…

FNC to discuss reinforcing cooperation with German Bundestag

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(Dubai) - Mohammed Ali Al Kammali, Chairman of the Technical, Energy and Mineral Resources Affairs Committee at the Federal National Council, FNC, met with a delegation from the Digital Agenda Committee of the German Bundestag, led by Hansior…

Pope visits UAE

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(Abu Dhabi) - Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, has said that the forthcoming visit of His Holiness Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church, and of His Eminence, the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Dr. Ahmed Al Tayeb, is…

UAE signs Arab service trade liberalisation agreement

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(Cairo) - The UAE signed a service trade liberalisation agreement at the Arab League's premises in the Egyptian capital. The agreement, signed on behalf of Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy, by UAE Ambassador to Egypt, Jumaa…

Amazon profit jumps on strong holiday quarter

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(San Francisco) - Amazon reported its profit in the past quarter surged on strong holiday retail sales and its soaring cloud computing business. The US tech giant said profit jumped 63 percent from a year ago to $3.0 billion in the fourth…