Iran To Elect Ahmadinejad Successor on June 14, 2013

Iran To Elect Ahmadinejad Successor on June 14, 2013

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(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

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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

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(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

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(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

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(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

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(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

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(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

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(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,…
Sheikh Mohammed wins World Endurance Championships

Sheikh Mohammed wins World Endurance Championships

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(United Kingdom) - Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid won the individual gold title of the Longines FEI World Endurance Championship at Euston Park in Suffolk, UK, where a total of…
Dubai Ranked 13th most Important City in World

Dubai Ranked 13th most Important City in World

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(Dubai) - Knight Frank and Citi Private Bank has voted Dubai as the 13th most important global city and the eight fastest growing city in importance for high net worth individuals (HNWIs). Out of 120 surveyed cities, Wealth Report 2012 ranked…
Iran to host ‘historic’ NAM summit

Iran to host ‘historic’ NAM summit

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(Tehran) - Iran is going to host August 30-31 summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) expected to be attended by some 30 leaders including those of India, Egypt and Cuba. "So far, more than 100 countries have said they are ready to participate,…
Russia becomes 156th member of WTO

Russia becomes 156th member of WTO

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(Moscow) - After years of negotiation, WTO finally announced inclusion of Russia in the Organization. With its formal accession, Russia becomes the 156th country to join WTO, an organization that sets global trade rules and enforces trade agreements. Until…
UAE marks World Humanitarian Day

UAE marks World Humanitarian Day

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(Dubai) - The emirate of Dubai, known for its humanitarian initiatives has became part of one of the largest humanitarian campaigns in the world reported to be reaching out to over one billion people through social media. Celebrated on August…
Sheikh Mohammed exchanges Eid Greetings with Rulers

Sheikh Mohammed exchanges Eid Greetings with Rulers

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received at Za’abeel Palace Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al…