Saudi Arabia, Sudan explore regional developments

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(Makkah) - Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, and Omar al-Bashir, President of Sudan, have explored paths to further promote bilateral relations and cement friendship…

Pope Francis receives Abdullah bin Zayed at Vatican

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(Vatican) - Pope Francis has commended the efforts made by the UAE to promote tolerance and strengthen inter-faith dialogue and peaceful co-existence between world peoples. Pope Francis made the remarks at his meeting at the Vatican with…

UAE-Russia Cooperation Team meeting held

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(Abu Dhabi) - Abu Dhabi hosted the first meeting of the "UAE-Russian Industrial, Technological and Scientific Cooperation Team," which was headed by Dr. Matar Hamed Al Neyadi, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Energy and Industry, and George…

DP World joins World Ocean Council

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(Dubai) - DP World has become the first company in its sector to join the World Ocean Council, WOC, as part of its leadership journey to actively engage in the protection of the world’s oceans. By becoming a member of the growing international…

Mohammed bin Rashid's Godolphin wins Britain's richest horse race

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(Dubai) - His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, was crowned winner of the English classic Investec Derby horse race at Epsom, England after Godolphin’s Masar beat odds and…

Mohamed bin Zayed receives national departments' delegation

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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 at Al Bateen Palace, the delegations of the Ministry of Cabinet Affairs, the UAE's telecommunications,…

Dubai wins bid to host 12th World Chambers Congress in 2021

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(Dubai) - Dubai has won the bid to host the 12th World Chambers Congress (WCC) in 2021, which will see the participation of 14,000 chambers of commerce from 100 countries. The 12th WCC will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh…

Sisi sworn in for a second term

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(Cairo) - The Egyptian president, Abdel Fatah al-Sisi, has been sworn in for a second term. “Egypt can fit us all with all our differences. Accepting others and creating common ground will be important for us in order to create political…

Mohamed bin Zayed, Putin review bilateral relations

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(Moscow) - His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin discussed the cooperation and friendship ties…

IISS Shangri-La Dialogue held in Singapore

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(Singapore) - Asia's key defense forum opened in Singapore, with North Korea's nuclear issue high on the agenda, at a time when regional security faces a potential turning point. The annual Shangri-La Dialogue comes amid cautious optimism…

Abdullah bin Zayed meets French counterpart

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(Paris) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Jean-Yves Le Drian, Foreign Minister of France, in Paris, as part of his official visit to France. The two ministers…

Visa waiver for travel between UAE, Brazil

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE and Brazil have signed a visa exemption agreement whereby citizens of both countries will be allowed visa-free entry. "Holders of all types of UAE passports may travel, effective June 2nd, 2018, to Brazil without prior…

Google launches solar power service in UK

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Google is offering a new service, which it says could help British homeowners save money by switching to solar power. The tech giant has released an online tool called Project Sunroof, in partnership with energy supplier Eon, that estimates…

Abdullah bin Zayed meets Canadian Foreign Minister

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(Ottawa) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Chrystia Freeland, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, in Ottawa, Canada. During the meeting, the two sides discussed…