Sheikh Sultan Becomes Member of Lisbon's Academy

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(Portugal) - H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, became a member of the Academy of Sciences of Lisbon (Academia das Ciencias de Lisboa) and was awarded the medal of the academy in a…

Sheikh Mohammed Launches "Dubai Water Canal"

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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 launched the "Dubai Water Canal" project extending in the heart of Dubai with three kilometres in length and…

Sharjah Ruler Starts Visit to Europe

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(Lisbon) - His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah arrived in Lisbon as part of a cultural and academic tour in Europe. Sheikh Sultan was received by UAE Ambassador to Portugal H.E.…

Sheikh Ahmad Chairs Expo 2020 Meeting

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(Dubai) - The UAE’s Higher Committee for Hosting the 2020 World Expo in Dubai held a meeting chaired by H.E. Sheikh Ahmad bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority; Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline…

Sheikh Mohammed attends Newmarket Event

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai attended the Shadwell Day at Newmarket’s prestigious Cambridgeshire Festival. The race, sponsored by Shadwell Stud, the…

Pak-India PM's Meet in New York

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(New York) - The Prime ministers of India and Pakistan held a meeting in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, seeking improved relations on the subcontinent. Sharif has called it a chance for a “new beginning” in relations…

Sheikha Lubna Holds Talks with St.Lucia & German Counterparts

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, the UAE Minister of Development and International Cooperation has met with of ministers of other countries and international officials to discuss avenues of cooperation. The discussions…

GCC Foreign Minister's Meet Canadian FM

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister, participated in the discussion session, held between the GCC Foreign Ministers and the Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister, John Baird. During the meeting, held on…

Kerry Urges for Action on UN Climate Report

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(New York) - US Secretary of State John Kerry has called the latest report on climate change by an influential UN panel “yet another wakeup call,” urging strong action to battle its impacts. “This isn’t a run of the mill report to…

Sheikha Lubna Meets Norwegian Counterpart

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikha Lubna bint Khalid Al Qasimi, Minister of Development and International Cooperation, has discussed with Heikki Holmas, Minister for International Development of Norway, the ways to strengthen joint cooperation between…

Hopes High for US-Iran Historic Nuclear Talks

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(New York) - With the eyes of the world upon them, the United States and Iran are going to have one of their highest-level meetings since the 1979 revolution as their foreign ministers join talks on Tehran’s suspect nuclear program. While…

Declare Rape in Conflict Zones a War Crime: Sheikh Abdullah

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(New York) - Foreign Minister of UAE, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan urged governments to stand together to support the UN initiative to combat sexual violence in conflict situations, including condemning this crime and prosecuting…

Prince Harry to Visit Dubai on Charity Mission

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(Dubai) - British Royal Prince Harry is to visit Dubai next month to raise funds for HIV-positive children in Lesotho. The visit is scheduled for October 7. He is partnering with Al Jalila Foundation, a not-for-profit healthcare organisation,…

GCC Coordination Meeting Held in New York

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(New York) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Foreign Minister participated in the annual coordination meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries here in New York. The meeting was part of preparations for the 68th…