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…
Al Mansoori at World Economic Forum 2012

Al Mansoori discusses key economic issues at World Economic Forum 2012

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(Davos) - UAE Minister of Economy, H.E Sultan Al Mansoori while speaking to the Media at the World Economic Forum in Davos said that the UAE, as a stable, secure state, will see some immediate short-term benefits as investment flows to safe…
GCC-Turkey Ministerial Council

GCC-Turkey Ministerial Council concludes in Istanbul

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(Istanbul) – The Turkey-Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) High Level Strategic Dialogue Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Istanbul has been concluded. Foreign Minister of the UAE, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan represented the state at…
Merkel at World Economic Forum 2012

Euro can be saved with Strong Discipline: Merkel

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(Davos) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaking at the premier gathering of political and business leaders present at World Economic Forum 2012 said that Europe lacked the “political structures” to make the euro work properly, but was…
Etihad Airways

Etihad invests $20m for 40% stake in Air Seychelles

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(Abu Dhabi) - Etihad Airways has announced that it will invest US$20 million (Dh73.4m) to acquire a 40 per cent stake in Air Seychelles. The investment is a part of strategic partnership between Air Seychelles and the Abu Dhabi carrier. According…
Foreign Minister receives Italy & Vatican Counterparts

Foreign Minister receives Italy & Vatican Counterparts

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(Abu Dhabi) - Foreign Minister of UAE, H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, received Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi, at the Italian Foreign Ministry, during his official visit to Rome. Present during the meeting were Ambassador…