Dubai Maritime City

DMC rising revenues attract Int’l investors

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(Dubai) - Dubai Maritime City (DMC), the world-class maritime business facility that posted $25 million revenues last year is expecting to raise the revenues 15% in 2012. His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai World…

Glorious Gamilati clinches Guineas Trial

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(Dubai) - Godolphin's Gamilati smashed six runners and score a facile victory in the 1400m UAE 1000 Guineas Trial presented by Longines on the second day of the Dubai World Carnival. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice…
Angelina Jolie

Hollywood & Diplomacy : Angelina Jolie's directorial debut inspires criticism and praise

Hollywood actress, and UN goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie, best known for her ravishing looks, would now be feted for her work behind the camera too after the release of her directorial debut movie ‘In the Land of Blood and Honey’. The…
H.H. Sheikh Abdullah and William Hague

British Foreign Secretary lauds UAE role in region

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(Abu Dhabi) – William Hague MP, Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom during his one-day visit to UAE met the Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed; the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research,…
Etihad become biggest shareholder in Air Berlin

Etihad become biggest shareholder in Air Berlin

(Berlin) – United Arab Emirates airline, Etihad has become the biggest shareholder in Germany’s second-largest airline Air Berlin by signing the agreement to pay 72.9 million Euros ($95 million); German group said. Air Berlin in a statement…
Tom Cruise at DIFF 2011

Dubai International Film Festival rolls up red carpet

(Dubai) - The curtain on the Dubai International Film Festival 2011 (DIFF) was closed on Wednesday night. With some high-profile names such as Tom Cruise, Shah Rukh Khan, and Ali F. Mostafa walking the red carpet this year, the 8th DIFF has…
President Khalifa & German President

President Sheikh Khalifa holds wide ranging Talks with German President

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(Abu Dhabi) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan received the German President Christian Wulff at Al Diyafa Palace, where an official reception was held to welcome the visiting dignitary and his delegation. On the occasion,…

Former French PM Villepin to run for President

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Paris- After 17 years in politics, including two years as Prime Minister, Dominique de Villepin has finally decided to run for President in next elections. Villepin made the announcement on French Television and indicated that he will run…
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton Pays tribute to UAE Progress

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WASHINGTON- UAE celebrated its 40th National Day on 2nd December, 2011. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton sent her greetings to the UAE on this occasion. In her message she iterates, “On behalf of President Obama and the people of the…

Saudi King Appoints New Crown Prince

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Saudi King HM Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz has named his brother HRH Prince Nayef Bin Abdulaziz as the new Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Deputy Prime Minister.

Sheikh Mohammed visits City Scape

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WAM Dubai, Sep 28th, 2011 (WAM)--His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, today visited Cityscape Global 2011, which will conclude its sessions on Thursday. Over 150…

United Nations General Assembly 2011

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( New York)  From climate change and sustainable development to the importance of multilateralism and the need for an end to impunity for war crimes and human rights, officials from United Nations Member States around the world have taken to…


Abu Dhabi, 21 Sept. 2011 - The U.S. Commercial Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Defense Trade Mission to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) met this week with key American and Emirati government officials and local commercial authorities…

The President Calls for Greater Participation in Forthcoming FNC Elections

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Abu Dhabi, 20th Sept. 2011 (WAM) – His  Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of United Arab Emirates, has called upon members of electoral colleges for broad and active participation in the elections to the Federal National…