France wins World Cup 2018

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(Moscow) - France won the World Cup Russia in thrilling final with Croatia at Moscow's Luzhniki stadium. France overwhelmed Croatia 4-2 to be FIFA World Cup 2018 champion for second time. Croatia was playing in its first World Cup final. For…

Emirates Diplomatic Academy hosts King of Spain

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Emirates Diplomatic Academy, EDA, held a networking reception in the presence of King Felipe VI of Spain at the fifth World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies, WOCMES, in Seville, Spain. The Congress’ inaugural reception…

DMCC, Royal Fund Investments sign MoU to boost China trade

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(Dubai) - DMCC, the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the Royal Fund Investments, RF, to cement strong bilateral trade relations…

Abdullah bin Zayed meets with GCC Secretary-General

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, at the General Diwan…

Abdullah bin Zayed meets with UN Special Coordinator for Middle East Peace Process

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(Abu Dhabi) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Nickolay Mladenov, United Nations, UN, Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, who is currently visiting…

Mohamed bin Zayed, US Secretary of State discuss bilateral ties

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State of the United States. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin…

Dubai signs MoU to promote trade with China

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(Dubai) - DMCC, the world’s flagship Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), the largest…

Trump tells NATO leaders to increase defence spending to 4pc

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(Brussels) - U.S. President Donald Trump told NATO leaders they should increase their defence spending to 4 percent of their country’s economic output, double the group’s current goal of two percent. NATO allies shrugged off the demand…

FM heads UAE delegation to 8th UAE-Russia Joint Committee meeting

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(Kazan) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has led a UAE delegation to the eighth session of the UAE-Russian Federation Joint Committee held in Kazan. The Russian delegation…

44 dead as record rains devastate parts of Japan

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(Hiroshima) - The toll in record rains that have devastated parts of Japan rose to at least 44, officials said, with authorities issuing new warnings as torrential downpours continued. Local media put the toll at 50, with dozens more missing…

Mohamed bin Zayed, President of Kazakhstan discuss mutual relations

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(Astana) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, discussed the friendship and cooperation between the…

Value of trade exchange between UAE, China reaches AED195 billion

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(Abu Dhabi) - The value of trade exchange between the UAE and China in 2017 grew to US$53.3 billion (AED195.8 billion), compared to $46.3 billion (AED169 billion) in 2016, an increase of 15.1 percent. A report on the non-oil foreign trade…

European-UAE Human Rights Working Group holds 8th meeting

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(Abu Dhabi) - The joint European-UAE Human Rights Working Group held its eighth meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi. The meeting is part of an initiative launched by H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin…

Egypt's President receives UAE ministerial delegation

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(Cairo) - President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi received a UAE ministerial delegation which included Mohammad bin Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of Cabinet Affairs and The Future; Nasser bin Thani Al Hamli, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation…