Celebrations of National Day of Turkey in Dubai

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(Dubai) - The National Day of Turkey was celebrated in Dubai in an impressive ceremony hosted by the Turkish Consul General, Elif Comoglu Ulgen. The ceremony was attended by distinguished guests from the Diplomatic, Business & Emirati C…

Accords on Dubai Airshow Reach US$193.9 bln

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(Dubai) - The Dubai Airshow's second day has been characterised by a flurry of orders, options and intercontinental accords. By the close of Day two, the total order intake at the show, which runs at the Dubai World Central aerotropolis…

Sheikh Mohammed Attends 3rd Africa-Arab Summit

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, received Pierre Nkurunziza, President of the Republic of Burundi, on the sidelines of the Third Africa- Arab Summit, which is…

President Appoints Permanent Envoy to IRENA

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued a decree appointing H.E. Dr Thani Al Zeyoudi as UAE’s first permanent representative to Irena. After the appointment, Dr Al Zeyoudi presented his credentials…

Gen. Sheikh Mohammed Meets Tanzanian President

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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 the visiting President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, at…

Iran, World Powers close to Nuclear Deal: Lavrov

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(Moscow) - Global powers and Iran are close to a preliminary deal to rein in Tehran's nuclear program and should not pass up a "very good chance" to clinch it, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said. His comments in a television interview…

Etihad Orders 200 Aircrafts worth $52 bln

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(Dubai) - Etihad Airways has announced orders of around 200 aircraft worth over $52 billion at the Dubai Airshow. Abu Dhabi based airline has ordered for 87 Airbus aircraft, plus purchase rights for a further 30, to support the global expansion…

Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates Dubai Airshow

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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 inaugurated the 13th Dubai Airshow at Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai World Central. Also present during…

Gen. Sheikh Mohammed Meets Cameron

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces met at Emirates Palace, the British Prime Minister David Cameron and the delegation accompanying…

Dubai Leads the Way: The Perfect Choice for World Expo 2020

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(Special Feature By: Ex Ambassador Javed Malik | Editor-in-Chief) When the founders of the World Expo held their first session in London in 1851 one of the main conceptual themes behind its formation was to create a global platform that connects…

Iran Halts Expansion of Nuclear Capacity: IAEA

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(Vienna) - Iran has virtually halted the expansion of its uranium enrichment capacity in the past three months, the UN nuclear agency said in a report roughly covering the period since Hassan Rouhani became president. The quarterly report…

People's Satisfaction is Top Priority: Sheikh Mohammed

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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 met with UAE Media institution leaders and writers at the Government of Dubai Media Office. The meeting was…

UAE-Germany Discuss Ties

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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 visiting German Federal Foreign Minister, Dr Guido Westerwelle and his accompanying delegation…

Microsoft to Train UAE Teachers & Students

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(Abu Dhabi) - Education authorities in the UAE have signed a new agreement with tech giant Microsoft to strengthen the Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Programme. As part of the agreement, signed between Microsoft Gulf and the UAE Ministry…