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UAE leaders congratulate Governor of Saint Kitts and Nevis on N' Day
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Mohammed bin Rashid issues decree on board of trustees of Dubai International Arbitration Centre
2019 Sep 19 Thu, 09:44:17 am
UAE joins international coalition for maritime security
2019 Sep 19 Thu, 10:10:25 am
UAE to highlight its efforts to advance international peace at UNGA 74

Emirates News

Mohammed Al Bowardi, US Army Acting Secretary discuss bilateral cooperation

ABU DHABI, 19th September, 2019 (WAM) -- Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, received Ryan McCarthy, Acting Secretary of the US Army, and his delegation currently visiting the UAE, at the headquarters of the Ministry of Defence in Abu Dhabi. During the meeting, which was attended by Mattar Salem Al Dhaheri, Under-Secretary at the Ministry of Defence, Al Bowardi welcomed McCarthy, and both sides discussed the friendship and cooperation between the UAE and the US and ways of reinforcing them. They...

UAE Parliamentary Division participates in 26th AIPU meeting

AMMAN, 19th September, 2019 (WAM) -- The Federal National Council, FNC, Parliamentary Division, participated in the 26th session of the Arab Inter-parliamentary Union,AIPU, Executive Committee, which was held in Amman, Jordan, from 14th to 19th September. Many topics were discussed during the session, including terrorism and issues related to women and children, in the presence of Atef Al Tarawneh, President of the Arab Parliamentary Union and President of the Jordanian Parliament, and Fayez Al Shawabkeh, Secretary-General of the Union. During the session, the Arab Parliamentary Union condemned...

Sharjah Ruler inaugurates Xposure 2019

SHARJAH, 19th September, 2019 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated the fourth edition of the International Photography Festival XPOSURE 2019, on Thursday. Opening addresses by Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Media Council, SMC, and three of this edition’s international guests, Aidan Sullivan, Ami Vitale and Ray Wells, have begged several questions about the crucial role of photography in ‘xposing’ stories that must be told, and the need for...

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UAE, Central African Republic boosting ties

ABU DHABI, 8th September, 2019 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has received Sylvie Baipo-Temon, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Central African Republic. During the meeting, held at the ministry's premises in Abu Dhabi, the two top diplomats discussed ways of advancing bilateral relations and exchanged views on the latest regional developments along with a number of international issues of mutual interest. Sheikh Abdullah underlined the UAE's keenness on growing bilateral ties in various domains....
Mother of the Nation Jiu-Jitsu Championship highlights progress of women’s sports in the Emirates
Dubai Sports Council organisational structure approved

World News

Kuwait oil price down to $64.28 pb

KUWAIT, 19th September, 2019 (WAM) -- The price of Kuwait's oil went down by US$4.19 to reach $64.28 per barrel on Wednesday, after trading at $68.47 pb Tuesday, said the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation. According to the Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, in global markets, the Brent crude price witnessed a decline of 95 cent to settle at $63.60 per barrel and the West Texas Intermediate also went down by US$1.23 to reach US$58.11.

Arab International Investor Forum honours Al Jarwan

PARIS, 19th September, 2019 (WAM) -- Dr. Farouk El Baz, Egyptian astronomer and geologist, and President of the Board of Directors of the Arab International Investor Forum, has honoured Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Jarwan, President of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace, in recognition of his efforts in spreading the values of tolerance and peace. During the forum which was held at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris and concluded yesterday, Dr. El Baz praised the outstanding achievements of Al Jarwan and the Global Council...

UAE condemns dual terror attacks in Afghanistan

ABU DHABI, 18th September, 2019 (WAM) -- The United Arab Emirates has condemned two terror attacks in Afghanistan that resulted in the killing and wounding of numerous individuals. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) expressed its utter denunciation of the Taliban-claimed attacks, which included the targeting of an electoral rally of President Ashraf Ghani in Parwan Province and the bombing of an army base in Kabul. The UAE reiterated its support for the Government of Afghanistan in its efforts to confront terrorism,...