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VAT contributed 5.5% to country’s overall revenue in 2018
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Zaki Nusseibeh receives Ambassador of Luxembourg
2019 Dec 10 Tue, 04:26:48 pm
Sharjah announced as ‘Guest of Honour’ at Guadalajara International Book Fair 2020
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Mohammed bin Rashid arrives in Riyadh ahead of 40th GCC Summit
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Human rights delegates share insights with EDA students
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Dubai Ruler leads UAE's most popular Twitter conversations
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ENOC, Indian Oil Corporation strengthen cooperation
2019 Dec 10 Tue, 10:44:33 am
Gargash heads UAE delegation to preparatory ministerial meeting of GCC Summit
2019 Dec 09 Mon, 04:15:21 pm
UAE President appoints new FNC Secretary-General
2019 Dec 09 Mon, 07:35:29 pm
Mohammed bin Rashid, Mohamed bin Zayed discuss national issues

Emirates News

Fourth Meeting of Task Force on Combating Terrorism in MENA, Southwest Asia and Pacific regions Kicks Off in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, 10th December, 2019 (WAM) -- The Fourth Meeting of the Task Force on Combating Terrorism in MENA, Southwest Asia and the Pacific regions, began in Abu Dhabi today. The three-day meeting, hosted by the UAE, was organised by the "Permanent Specialist Committee for Internal Security," in cooperation with the INTERPOL, was attended by representatives of participating countries. Lt. General Saif Abdullah Al Shafar, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, delivered the meeting’s opening speech, saying that the participation of many countries in the...

New charter seeking to build global support for tolerance and religious freedom launched in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, 10th December, 2019 (WAM) -- A group of the world’s most respected Islamic scholars, faith leaders joined by experts from governments, and representatives of civil society organisations signed today a new charter to build global peace, based on tolerance and religious freedom. Launched and endorsed during the final day of the sixth Assembly of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies in Abu Dhabi, the "New Alliance of Virtue", aims to elevate religious freedom, cooperation, and tolerance from mere possibilities to necessary...

ADNOC and Reliance sign agreement to explore development of ethylene dichloride facility in Ruwais

ABU DHABI/MUMBAI, 10th December, 2019 (WAM) -- The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, ADNOC, signed today a Framework Agreement with Reliance Industries Limited, RIL, to explore the development of ethylene dichloride, EDC, facility in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi. The signing of the agreement was witnessed by Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO, and Mukesh D. Ambani, RIL Chairman and Managing Director. The agreement was signed by Abdulaziz Alhajri, Executive Director of ADNOC’s Downstream Directorate, and Nikhil R. Meswani, RIL...


Abu Dhabi brings down curtain on UIM F2 Series in huge month for powerboat racing in UAE

ABU DHABI, 2nd December, 2019 (WAM) -- The Grand Prix of Dhabi brings the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship to a conclusion next weekend at the start of an intriguing month for international powerboat racing which will see three world titles decided in the UAE. Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi, who has already secured the F2 world crown for the second time in three years after dominating the 2019 series, has the opportunity to round off a superb season with a treasured victory on...
Etihad Airways aircraft, Emarat Al Fursan thrill crowds with spectacular fly-past
Etihad Airways partners with Mumbai City Football Club

World News

RAK Ruler receives Ambassador of Singapore

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 10th December, 2019 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, today received, in his palace in the Saqr bin Mohammed City, Samuel Tan, Ambassador of Singapore to the UAE, who came to greet Sheikh Saud on the conclusion of his appointment. During the meeting, Sheikh Saud highlighted the strong and deep overall ties that bind the UAE and Singapore. He also wished Tan success in his future duties and praised his...

Chilean Air Force says Antarctica-bound plane missing with 38 on board

SANTIAGO, Chile, 10th December, 2019 (WAM) -- The Chilean Air Force reported on Monday the disappearance of one of its cargo planes that was headed to a base in Antarctica with 38 people on board. The Hercules C130 aircraft took off at 4:55 pm (19:55 GMT) from the southern city of Punta Arenas and operators lost contact with it shortly after 6:00 pm. "On board the C130 Hercules are 38 people, of which 17 are crew members of the aircraft and 21 are passengers," Reuters...

UAE is fully committed to noble values of tolerance and peaceful coexistence: Nahyan bin Mubarak

ABU DHABI, 9th December, 2019 (WAM) -- Tolerance in the UAE is living in peace with others, respecting their beliefs and cultures, and protecting their places of worship, with a conscious awareness that pluralism and diversity are sources of strength for human societies, said Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, while inaugurating the sixth annual Assembly of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies in Abu Dhabi, with the participation of key religious leaders and spiritual thinkers from around the world....