Housing for Nationals Top Priority: PM

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has underlined that the President of UAE, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, takes interest in the…

Syria Peace Conference in January

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Syrian government and opposition negotiators will meet for the first time since start of the country’s 32-month-old war in Geneva from January 22, the UN announced. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the landmark conference “a mission…

Sheikh Mohammed Approves Dubai Budget 2014

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has approved Dubai’s budget for the year 2014. Based on a set of core principles of continuing to stimulate…

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Meets Pakistani Delegation

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday received at Al Bahr Palace a Pakistani delegation led by Shahbaz Sharif, Punjab…

Sheikh Mohammed’s New Book Launched

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(Dubai) - The American University in Dubai (AUD) hosted a top-level panel discussion on Monday, launching the English edition of the latest book by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of…

Iran Nuclear Talks near Pivotal Stage

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(Geneva) - Secretary of State John Kerry and foreign ministers of other major powers were converging to lend their weight to the Iran nuclear talks after envoys reported progress in marathon negotiations to curb the Iranian program in return…

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Meets WEF Chairman

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces received at Yas Hotel, Klaus Schwab, Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF) who…

UAE will Win Expo 2020: Survey

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(Dubai) - Investment professionals believe that UAE will win Expo 2020 bid which will be announced on November 27, according to a survey. They believe that stock markets and real estate will be the main beneficiary if Dubai hosts Expo 2020.…

Sheikh Mohammed Meets President of Malawi

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H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai welcomed President of Malawi Joyce Banda at Marmoum Resthouse. During the meeting, both the leaders discussed bilateral ties and…

Sheikh Mohammed Receives President of Liberia

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai received at Marmoum Resthouse President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia and her accompanying delegation. Sheikh Mohammed…

Dubai Sat-2 Successfully Launched

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(Dubai) - The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has announced the successful launch of Dubai Sat-2 into outer space on November 21, 2013. The successful launch marks another accomplishment for the UAE in aerospace…

US-Afghanistan Agree on Post-2014 Troop Deal

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US Secretary of State John Kerry said he had nailed down the terms of a key security pact to govern the presence of US troops in Afghanistan beyond 2014. The hard-won agreement was announced just hours before Afghan leaders were to debate…

PM Attends Annual Investors Conference

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(Dubai) - The Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the first session of the Fifth Annual Investors Conference held at Raffles Hotel, Dubai. The conference is organised…

Irish President Receives Sheikh Abdullah

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(Dublin) - President of Ireland Michael D Higgins received H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, who is currently visiting Ireland. Sheikh Abdullah conveyed the greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin…