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Mohammed bin Rashid announces new appointments in UAE government
2021 Feb 27 Sat, 02:19:05 pm
Saudi Arabia completely rejects assessment in the report submitted to US Congress regarding murder of Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi
2021 Feb 27 Sat, 04:47:58 pm
UAE supports Saudi Arabian foreign ministry’s statement on Khashoggi case
2021 Feb 27 Sat, 02:48:10 pm
Kuwait supports Saudi statement on US report regarding Khashoggi case
2021 Feb 27 Sat, 02:02:46 pm
‏UAE announces 3,434 new COVID-19 cases, 2,171 recoveries, 15 deaths in last 24 hours
2021 Feb 27 Sat, 04:11:09 pm
81,790 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered during the past 24 hours

Emirates News

UAE, Ukraine gearing up for new trade, investment partnerships

DUBAI, 27th February, 2021 (WAM) -- The joint UAE-Ukraine Coordination Committee has held its first remote meetings under the co-chairmanship of Mariam Bint Mohamed Almheiri, Minister of State for Food and Water Security, and Andrei Yarmak, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, to discuss plans aimed to strengthen the strategic partnership between the two countries. The meeting, held on Thursday, came following the first visit of Volodymyr Zelensky, President of Ukraine, to the UAE. In attendance during the meeting were Dr. Thani...

COVID-19 containment steps in six Indian states

From Krishnan Nayar NEW DELHI, 27th February, 2021 (WAM) -- India’s Cabinet Secretary, Rajiv Gauba, today initiated a number of steps in order "not to squander away the gains of the collective hard work of the last year" in containing COVID-19 by "maintaining a continued rigorous vigil" in states showing an upsurge in cases of the pandemic. Six states have reported 85.75 per cent of the 16,488 new cases diagnosed in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare here....

Shakhbout bin Nahyan receives Yemen's Foreign Minister

ABU DHABI, 27th February, 2021 (WAM) -- Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State, received Dr. Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs of Yemen, on Saturday. During the meeting, they discussed bilateral relations between the two fraternal countries, issues of mutual interest, and the latest regional developments. Sheikh Shakhbout emphasised the UAE's unwavering support for the security and stability of Yemen, as well as for the fraternal Yemeni people and their aspirations for development, stability and...


Fatima bint Mubarak congratulates Sharifa Sulaiman Al Jasem on Kuwait’s National Day

ABU DHABI, 25th February, 2021 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), Chairwoman of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), has sent a message congratulating H.H. Sheikha Sharifa Sulaiman Al Jasem, wife of H.H. Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, on the occasion of Kuwait’s National Day and Liberation Day. She extended her kindest wishes to Sheikha Sharifa and Sheikh Nawaf and wished...
Dubai's Al Mankhool Street renamed after late Emir of Kuwait
UAE to celebrate 60th Kuwaiti National Day

World News

Eradicating absolute poverty amid pandemic to benefit world: UAE ambassador to China

BEIJING, 27th February, 2021 (WAM) -- The United Arab Emirates Ambassador to China, Ali Obaid Al Dhaheri, has praised China's achievements of eradicating absolute poverty despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The achievements showed the country's high-standard planning, and will have ripple effect globally and benefit the whole world, the ambassador told Xinhua, the official state-run press agency of the People's Republic of China, in a recent interview. The removal of all national-level poverty-stricken counties from the poverty list represents an achievement in China's endeavour to eradicate...

IMF Managing Director calls for strong G20 policies to counter ‘dangerous divergence’

Washington, DC, 26th February, 2021 (WAM) -- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has called for strong G20 policies to counter ‘dangerous divergence’. "Today, powered by advancements in vaccinations and your strong monetary policy and fiscal actions, the world economy is on the path of recovery. Growth prospects for this year, enhanced by sizable additional stimulus in some large economies, are possibly even above our January 5.5 percent projection. Yet, uncertainties remain very high, as vaccinations still have a long way to go against...

India extends COVID-19 restrictions till March end

NEW DELHI, 26th February, 2021 (WAM) -- India’s Ministry of Home Affairs today extended the prevailing restrictions for surveillance, containment and caution against the spread of COVID-19 till the end of March. The restrictions were to have expired at midnight on 28th February. "There is need to maintain surveillance, containment and caution so as to fully overcome the pandemic. States and Union Territories have also been advised to speed up the vaccination of the target population so as to break the chain of transmission and...
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