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UAE, Greece aspiring for bilateral strategic partnership based on robust foundation: Abdullah bin Zayed
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UAE re-elected to IAEA's Board of Governors
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UAE announces 1,008 new COVID-19 cases, 882 recoveries, two deaths in last 24 hours
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Abu Dhabi Global Goals House events continue
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UAE President's Decree on equal wages for women, men in private sector to come into force tomorrow

Emirates News

Prime Minister of Greece, Abdullah bin Zayed review regional developments, advancing cooperation

ATHENS, 25th September, 2020 (WAM) -- Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis and H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, have reviewed the prospects of enhancing bilateral relations across all fronts. This came as the Greek premier received the UAE top diplomat and his accompanying delegation in the presence of the Greek Minister for Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, at a meeting that discussed ways of accelerating cooperation in areas of science & technology, food & water security, renewable...

DAFZA signs MOU with Federal Israeli Chamber of Commerce

DUBAI, 25th September, 2020 (WAM) -- Dubai Airport Free Zone Authority "DAFZA" announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Israeli Federation Israeli Chambers of Commerce "FICC" to define frameworks for bilateral cooperation between the two sides in the field of encouraging and supporting Israeli companies to establish their businesses and take advantage of commercial and investment opportunities and incentives. They were presented by the Dubai Airport Free Zone, during a virtual ceremony held remotely, in the presence of Dr. Mohammed Al Zarooni,...

Editorial: The future of farming may lie in the UAE desert

ABU DHABI, 25th September 2020 (WAM) - Desert agriculture has become a reality thanks to experts from all four corners of the world, said the daily 'The National' in a commentary today. The world’s largest indoor farm is set to be built in the Abu Dhabi desert. The GreenFactory Emirates is an ambitious farming project housing a 7.5-hectare plot with a cultivation area spanning 160,000 square metres. The record-breaking indoor farm is "instrumental" to the UAE’s drive to boost local agriculture and improve its food...


Nahyan bin Zayed restructures board of Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club

ABU DHABI, 16th September, 2020 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, has issued a resolution restructuring the board of Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club under the chairmanship of Sheikh Zayed bin Hamad bin Hamdan Al Nahyan. As per the resolution, the new board will serve a term of four years from the date of its issuance.
UAE Pro League holds strategic retreat benchmarking session with Sweden's Allsvenskan
UAE Pro League reviews 2020-2030 strategic plan

World News

UNWTO launches Tourism Recovery Tracker

MADRID, 24th September, 2020 (WAM) -- As growing numbers of countries around the world ease restrictions on travel, the World Tourism Organisation, UNWTO, has launched a new Tourism Recovery Tracker to support global tourism. This represents the latest concrete action undertaken by the United Nations specialised agency as it leads the response of global tourism and guides recovery. The most comprehensive tourism dashboard to date, the Tracker is the result of a partnership between international organisations and the private sector. Available for free, it covers...

US presidential election voters in UAE urged to submit ballots at missions by Wednesday

By Binsal Abdulkader DUBAI, 24th September, 2020 (WAM) -- Thousands of US citizens in the UAE voting for the presidential election have to complete the process latest by Wednesday, 30th September, if they want to utilise the voter assistance offered by the US diplomatic missions, an official said on Thursday. "If people are returning ballots through us, we recommend all absentee ballots be delivered to the US Embassy in Abu Dhabi or US Consulate General in Dubai on or before Wednesday, 30th September," Daniela Zadrozny,...

Oman's COVID-19 cases reach 95,907

MUSCAT, 24th September, 2020 (WAM) -- Oman's Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in the Sultanate reached 95,907, while the number of recoveries stood at 86,765. Meanwhile, the total number of COVID-19 related death cases stood at 885, the Ministry of Health said today. The Ministry also pointed out that 62 patients were hospitalised over the past 24 hours, adding that the total number of current hospitalised COVID-19-infected patients stands at 512, of them 185 are in...