Suu Kyi meets Clinton

Suu Kyi meets Clinton

, ,
(Washington) - Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi is on her first official visit to Washington, punctuating the remarkable thawing of tensions between the United States and Myanmar over the last year. She met with Secretary of State Hillary Rodham…
UAE- British Task Force Holds Meeting

UAE- British Task Force Holds Meeting

, ,
(Abu Dhabi) - UAE-British Teamwork held its 8th meeting chaired by both Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Alistair Burt, Minister for Middle East Affairs, South Asia. The two sides welcomed in a statement the…
GCC condemns Anti-Islam Film, urges calm

GCC condemns Anti-Islam Film, urges calm

, ,
(Dubai) - The Gulf Cooperation Council condemned an anti-Islam film as well as the violence it has triggered. “This film cannot be accepted or excused as it abuses the feelings of Muslims and non-Muslims who reject insulting prophets, religions…
UAE Establish Diplomatic Ties with The Kingdom of Bhutan

UAE Establish Diplomatic Ties with The Kingdom of Bhutan

, ,
(New York) - In accordance with the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations 1961, the Governments of the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Bhutan signed a joined communique on the establishment of diplomatic ties at…
Brahimi begins 'difficult' Syria Mission

Brahimi begins 'difficult' Syria Mission

, ,
(Cairo) - UN Peace envoy, Lakhdar Brahimi has started his mission of combating Syria crisis. Commenting on his new job he admitted that he faces a "very difficult" task as he launched his mission to Syria, where warplanes bombed rebel zones…
President Khalifa Invites Morsi to Visit UAE

President Khalifa Invites Morsi to Visit UAE

, ,
(Cairo) - Egypt’s President Mohammed Mursi received visiting UAE Foreign Minister, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The UAE Foreign Minister conveyed to President Mohammed Mursi best wishes from the UAE President, His Highness Sheikh…
Iran To Elect Ahmadinejad Successor on June 14, 2013

Iran To Elect Ahmadinejad Successor on June 14, 2013

, ,
(Tehran) - Iranians will go to the polls on June 14 next year to elect a successor to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who is in his second and final term, Iran's Interior Ministry announced. The 2013 presidential vote is expected to be a contest…
Bill Clinton supports Obama's Presidential Bid

Bill Clinton supports Obama's Presidential Bid

, ,
Charlotte - Bill Clinton formally nominated Barack Obama as the Democratic Party's presidential candidate for the upcoming elections. Making the announcement, Clinton said, "I want Barack Obama to be the next president of the United States and…
Sheikh Mohammed meets General Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan

Sheikh Mohammed meets General Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan

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

Sheikh Hamdan meets US Naval Commander

, ,
(Dubai) - H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, received Vice Admiral, John W. Miller, Commander US Naval Forces, Central Command Commander, US 5th Fleet Commander, Combined Maritime Forces and the visiting…
NAM Summit Kicks off in Tehran

NAM Summit Kicks off in Tehran

, ,
(Tehran) - The 16th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) has commenced in the Iranian capital Tehran, in the presence of H. H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council member and ruler of Umm al-Qaiwain. More than 100 countries…
Sheikh Abdullah meets German Foreign Minister

Sheikh Abdullah meets German Foreign Minister

, ,
(Berlin) - The foreign minister H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan meets Germany's foreign minister Guido Westerwelle. During the meeting, Sheikh Abdullah and his German counterpart discussed bilateral relations between their two countries,…
President Hu meets President Mursi

President Hu meets President Mursi

, ,
(Beijing) - Egyptian President, Mursi who took office in June as Egypt's first freely elected civilian president, was welcomed by Chinese President, Hu Jintao at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing at the start of his two-day trip. Since…
First man on moon, Neil Armstrong dead

First man on moon, Neil Armstrong dead

, ,
(Washington) - Former US astronaut, Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, has died at the age of 82. To relieve blocked coronary arteries, Armstrong underwent a heart-bypass surgery earlier this month. As commander of the Apollo 11 mission,…