Suicide bomber kills two in Iran’s Chabahar

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(Chabahar) - A suicide bomber killed at least two people and wounded many more outside police headquarters in the port city of Chabahar in restive southeastern Iran, according to a revised official toll. Chabahar lies in Sistan-Baluchistan…

UAE leaders attend 47th National Day celebration

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(Abu Dhabi) - Under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan; His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai; His Highness Sheikh Mohamed…

FANA 46th General Assembly kicks off

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(Kuwait) - The 46th General Assembly of the Federation of Arab News Agencies (FANA) opened in attendance of representatives of various Arab news agencies. Kuwaiti Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri…

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Algerian Deputy Defence Minister

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received the visiting Algerian Deputy Defence Minister and Chief of Staff, Ahmed Kayed Saleh. His…

Egypt president opens first arms exhibition

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(Cairo) - Egypt´s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated the first arms fair organised in Cairo, where hundreds of companies are exhibiting, state TV footage showed. Sisi was shown cutting the ribbon along with French Defence Minister…

Zurabishvili elected Georgia’s first woman president

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(Tbilisi) - Georgia´s newly elected President Salome Zurabishvili hailed her victory as a step forward for women and a move closer to Europe for the ex-Soviet republic. With all votes counted, the country´s election commission said the…

Dubai Chamber hosts Prince of Monaco to boost ties

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(Dubai) - The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted a meeting for a high-level Monegasque delegation headed by His Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, as part of its efforts to boost Dubai’s economic ties with the European nation. The…

UAE Central Bank, National Bank of Belarus sign MoU

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Central Bank of the UAE, CBUAE, and the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus, NBRB, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish an arrangement for sharing of supervisory information and enhancing of cooperation…

UAE, Bahrain accelerating cooperation

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(Manama) - Prime Minister of Bahrain Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa received the UAE Ambassador to the Kingdom Sheikh Sultan bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan and reviewed ways of consolidating the brotherly ties binding the two countries. The…

Mohammed bin Rashid receives GCC Secretary-General

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council. During the meeting, which was…

UAE, Sierra Leone sign MoU on exemption of pre-entry visa

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE and Sierra Leone today signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, exempting their citizens from pre-entry visa requirement. According to the MoU, UAE passport holders can get a 30-day entry visa upon arrival in Sierra…

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Chairman of Mediterranean Shipping Company

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received at Al Bahr Palace Majlis the Founder, Owner and Chairman of the Mediterranean Shipping Company,…

Custodian of Two Holy Mosques, President of Niger hold talks

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(Riyadh) - The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud held a session of official talks with President Mahamadou Issoufou of the Republic of Niger. They reviewed aspects of bilateral cooperation between the two…

Expo 2020 Dubai’s International Participants Meeting held

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(Dubai) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, joined hundreds of delegates from around the world at the third International Participants Meeting (IPM) organised by Expo 2020 Dubai. H.H.…