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UAE decries targeting of civilians in Syria

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE has expressed its deep concern at the upsurge in attacks on civilians in Syria, especially in the city of Aleppo. It described as "immoral' the targeting by the government forces of hospitals and essential medical services…

International Day of Happiness celebrated

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE people joined other peoples of the world in observing the International Day of Happiness, which falls on March 20th each year. The UAE leadership has placed the welfare, well-being, stability and happiness of Emirati…

UAE condemns terrorist bombing in Istanbul

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE has condemned the terrorist attack in Istanbul which claimed the lives of innocent civilians and left several people injured. A statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation expressed…

UAE signs deals worth AED 1.470 billion at UMEX

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE signed more three deals worth over AED 1.47 billion with local and International companies on the second day of Unmanned Systems Exhibition and Conference, UMEX 2016, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). The…

UAE celebrates World Civil Defence Day

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The UAE will join the international community in celebrating World Civil Defence Day, being marked this year under the theme, Civil Defence and Modern Media. World Civil Defence Day, created by a decision of the International Civil Defence…

PM inspects infrastructure projects in Eastern Coast

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(Fujairah) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, approved projects for the Ministry of Infrastructure Development, worth AED7 billion, during a field visit to the East…

UAE to implement 5 percent VAT from Jan 2018

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(Dubai) - The UAE will implement value added tax (VAT) at the rate of five per cent from January 1, 2018, said Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, UAE Minister of State for Financial Affairs. The minister was speaking to reporters after a joint press…

UAE top GCC market for construction workers

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(Abu Dhabi) - The UAE is the most popular GCC market for construction professionals, as more than half of GCC respondents have reported working primarily in the UAE, according to the results of Construction Week's 2015 Salary Survey. The…

UAE playing a historic role in Yemen

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(Aden) - The UAE has played a historic and strategic role in Yemen as part of the Saudi-led Arab coalition. Following the liberation of Aden, the UAE focused on supplying urgent aid to the city and nearby areas. The range of help the UAE…

Special meeting on Arab counter-terrorism network held

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(Cairo) - The UAE is participating in a special session, convened to prepare the internal system of the Arab judicial cooperation network on counter-terrorism and organised crime, which kicked off at the headquarters of the General Secretariat…

UAE, Slovenia sign civil aviation agreement

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(Ljubljana) - The UAE, represented by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the Slovenian government recently signed an air service agreement to expand cooperation in the sector. The agreement, which consists of 24 articles and…

Citizens happiness and welfare is top priority: PM

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(Dubai) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has asserted that all UAE’s strategies, plans and projects position citizen’s welfare as a top priority. Sheikh Mohammed…

UAE to host Asian Football Cup 2019

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(Manama)- The UAE has won its bid to host the 17th edition of the Asian Football Cup 2019. (Courtesy WAM)

UAE partakes in Arab League anti-terror meeting

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(Cairo) - The UAE has participated in the 17th meeting of the Arab League's Counter-Terrorism Team of Experts which was held at the pan-Arab organisation's headquarters in the presence of representatives of counter-terrorism agencies of…