2019 Jan 22 Tue, 05:34:24 pm
Sharjah Ruler receives Hankuk University’s delegation
2019 Jan 22 Tue, 04:15:08 pm
US$3 billion allocated to State Bank of Pakistan: ADFD
2019 Jan 22 Tue, 02:00:20 pm
ADNOC named Middle East’s most valuable brand
2019 Jan 21 Mon, 04:15:50 pm
President issues Emiri Decree restructuring Abu Dhabi Executive Council
2019 Jan 21 Mon, 09:20:27 pm
Mohammed bin Rashid visits Hatta
2019 Jan 21 Mon, 02:24:19 pm
Mohamed bin Zayed issues two Resolutions
2019 Jan 21 Mon, 07:30:47 pm
Mohamed bin Zayed hails intelligentsia's role in promoting tolerance
2019 Jan 21 Mon, 08:31:30 pm
UAE prepares for the historic visit of Pope Francis and Grand Imam of Al-Azhar
2019 Jan 21 Mon, 07:33:50 pm
Amal Al Qubaisi receives UAE-Egypt Parliamentary Friendship Committee delegation
2019 Jan 21 Mon, 05:56:40 pm
UAE, Australia accelerating trade partnerships

Emirates News

Sultan Al Qasimi issues Emiri Decree establishing Sharjah's free zone authority

SHARJAH, 22nd January, 2019 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, issued an Emiri Decree on the establishment of the Sharjah Oasis Technology and Innovation, SOTI, a 'free zone authority' in the Emirate of Sharjah. Decree No. 05 of 2019 stipulates that this free zone authority will be completely owned by the University of Sharjah, and have corporate personality and capacity to undertake legal actions necessary to achieve its objectives. Its location and geographical borders...

Sharjah Ruler issues Law forming Sharjah Award for Voluntary Work Board of Trustees

SHARJAH, 22nd January, 2019 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has issued the Administrative Law No. 01 of 2019 regarding the formation of the Board of Trustees of the Sharjah Award for Voluntary Work. The Law stipulates that the Board of Trustees of the Sharjah Award for Voluntary Work in the Emirate of Sharjah shall be headed by Afaf Ibrahim Al Marri, and the membership of a number of members. The Board shall distribute...

UAE, Kazakhstan boosting defence relations

ASTANA, 22nd January, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE Ambassador to Kazakhstan Dr. Mohammed Ahmed bin Sultan Al Jaber has met with Kazakhstan's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence and Aerospace Industry Askar Zhumagaliyev, and explored means of developing bilateral and military relations, specifically in the field of defence industries. At the meeting, the two sides reviewed areas of coordination in a number of military, defence, and space sectors between the UAE and Kazakhstan. They also discussed the importance of IDEX 2019 which will be...


Asian Cup Group A: UAE cruise to knockout stage after 1-1 tie with Thailand

AL AIN, 14th January, 2019 (WAM) -- Hosts the United Arab Emirates and Thailand both booked their places in the knockout stage of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 on Monday evening as a 1-1 draw at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium was enough to ensure both nations progressed. Ali Mabkhout put Alberto Zaccheroni’s side ahead after seven minutes but Thitiphan Puangjan struck four minutes from time to earn the Thais a point that sees them take second place in Group A, following India’s late loss...
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World News

UAE, Bulgaria explore promoting ties

SOFIA, 22nd January, 2019 (WAM) -- Prospects of enhancing cooperation in all political, economic, security and investment sectors between the UAE and Bulgaria were reviewed recently at a meeting between the Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borissov and the UAE Ambassador to Bulgaria Abdulwahab Nasser Al Najjar. At the meeting, which was held at the Prime Minister's office, Borissov affirmed his country's participation in Expo 2020 Dubai, pointing out that Bulgaria's Minister of Economy will visit the UAE soon to discuss the procedures and arrangements...

Kuwaiti oil price down 30 cents to settle at US$60.46 pb

KUWAIT, 22nd January, 2019 (WAM) -- The Price of Kuwait's crude oil went down 30 cents to stand at US$60.46 per barrel compared to $60.76 pb last Friday. The announcement was made today by the Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, quoting the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation.  

Etihad Credit Insurance, UK counterpart to bolster investment opportunities

DUBAI, 22nd January, 2019 (WAM) -- Etihad Credit Insurance (ECI), the UAE Federal export credit company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK government’s export credit agency, to encourage greater confidence amongst traders and investors by enhancing the trade relations as well as boosting investment opportunities between the UK and the UAE. The MoU was signed following a high-level meeting between Massimo Falcioni, Chief Executive Officer of ECI, and the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman...