UAE, UNHCR cooperation for Rohingya launched

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(Kutupalong) - UAE Assistant Foreign Minister for International Organisations’ Affairs, Yacoub Al Hosani, has visited Kutupalong refugee settlement in Bangladesh. He was received by Kevin Allen, Head of UNHCR's Emergency Operations for…

At least 13 killed in Afghan mosque blast

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(Kabul) - A blast at a voter registration centre in Afghanistan’s restive east killed or wounded at least 30 people, officials said, capping a bloody week in the war-torn country. The bomb had been placed in a tent being used to register…

Royal baby named Prince Louis

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(London) - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their third child Louis Arthur Charles. The couple's second son was born at 11:01 BST on Monday at the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London, weighing 8lb 7oz. A tweet from…

Abu Dhabi International Translation Conference opens

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(Abu Dhabi) - The sixth edition of the Abu Dhabi International Translation Conference, organised by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi, kicked-off at the 28th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, ADIBF 2018,…

Mohamed bin Zayed awards 'Bravery Medal' to Armed Forces heroes

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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, decorated, at the Majlis of Qasr Al Bahr, several UAE Armed Forces heroes with the "Bravery Medal,"…

Draft law regulating voluntary work passed by FNC

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(Abu Dhabi) - The Federal National Council (FNC) passed a new draft law regulating voluntary work across the UAE to invigorate the culture of volunteering and ensure that the outcome of voluntary work efficiently translate the government’s…

Saudi King patronises Gulf Shield Joint Drill conclusion

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(Dammam) - Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud the Supreme Commander of all armed forces patronised the conclusion of the 'Gulf Shield Joint Exercise 1' in the presence of leaders of sisterly and friendly…

Arab League regrets escalation of Syrian crisis

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(Dammam) - The Arab League Secretary General has expressed regret over the escalation of the Syrian crisis. Speaking to reporters here following the military strikes against a number of Syrian sites, Aboul- Gheit said, "All parties concerned…

US, UK, France launch precision strikes on Syria

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(Washington) - The United States, France and the United Kingdom launched strikes against Syrian targets, President Donald Trump said as he addressed the nation from the White House. Trump said Britain and France had joined the United States…
UAE becomes Member of PUIC Executive Committee

UAE becomes Member of PUIC Executive Committee

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(Palembang) - The conference of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (PUIC) has elected UAE as a member of the Executive Committee and also as a member in the Commission on Human Rights, Women and family for…
President Khalifa receives Credentials of Seven Ambassadors

Ambassadors present Credentials to President Khalifa

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(Abu Dhabi) – President of UAE, H.H. Sheikh Khalifa received the credentials from the ambassadors of Vietnam, Turkmenistan, Germany, Sweden, Djibouti, Morocco and Australia at Al Dhiyafa Palace. Also present were H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed…
Sheikh Mohammed meets Chang-Ching Lin

Sheikh Mohammed meets Chinese Official

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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 received Chang-Ching Lin, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China…
President Abdullah Gul arrives in UAE

Turkish President arrives in UAE

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(Abu Dhabi) - Turkish President Abdullah Gul arrived in Abu Dhabi on an official visit to the UAE. At the airport, he was received by H.H Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Presidential Affairs, Sheikhs…
Muslim Female Parliamentarians Conference Palembang

UAE takes part in the Muslim Female Parliamentarians Conference

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(Palembang) - As part of the meetings of the Parliamentary Union of the member states in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), UAE's Federal National Council (FNC) participated in the Muslim Female Parliamentarians Conference held in…