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UAE leaders condole Algerian President on death of Abdelaziz Bouteflika
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Mohammed bin Rashid issues Decree to merge Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre and DIFC Arbitration Institute into DIAC
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Mohamed bin Zayed meets with President of Iraq's Kurdistan Region during UK visit
2021 Sep 18 Sat, 11:21:28 am
Abu Dhabi Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee cancels COVID-19 testing entry requirements, updates procedures to enter the emirate from within the UAE
2021 Sep 18 Sat, 02:16:08 pm
UAE announces 471 new COVID-19 cases, 604 recoveries, 2 deaths in last 24 hours
2021 Sep 18 Sat, 03:59:37 pm
82,549 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered during past 24 hours: MoHAP

Emirates News

General Civil Aviation Authority, Mohamed bin Zayed University for Humanities sign MoU

ABU DHABI, 18th September, 2021 (WAM) -- The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the Mohamed bin Zayed University for Humanities (MBZUH) signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation in the field of lectures, training workshops, scientific research, and many other activities in order to benefit and create local scientific opportunities that contribute to enhancing the perceptions of the authority's cadres. The memorandum was signed by Saif Mohammed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the GCAA, and Dr. Khaled Al Yabhouni Al Dhaheri, Chancellor of the...

UAE and UK to strengthen cooperation on Climate Action and Environment

ABU DHABI, 18th September, 2021 (WAM) -- The UAE and the United Kingdom today agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation to accelerate climate action and environmental protection in a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, UAE Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and Special Envoy for Climate, and the Rt Hon James Cleverly MP, UK Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa. The MoU comes ahead of the UN COP26 climate summit in November, due to be hosted by the...

World Green Economy Summit to tackle global food security

DUBAI, 18th September, 2021 (WAM) -- The seventh World Green Economy Summit (WGES), being held on 6th and 7th October, 2021, at Expo 2020 Dubai, is set to tackle some of the critical sustainable development pillars, one of which is global food security and its role in green growth. The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and the World Green Economy Organisation (WGEO) are organising this international event. The 2021 WGES will be held simultaneously with the 23rd Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX)...


Al Marar heads UAE's delegation to GCC Ministerial Meeting

RIYADH, 16th September 2021 (WAM) - Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar, Minister of State, headed the UAE delegation to the 149th session of the GCC's Ministerial Council, held in Riyadh Thursday. The ministers discussed items on the meeting's agenda and took appropriate actions on them. They emphasised the importance of enhancing joint action among the GCC states. The meeting was attended by Sheikh Nahyan bin Saif Al Nahyan, the UAE Ambassador to Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, the GCC foreign ministers held separate meetings withe their Yemeni and...
Saudi Princess Dalal bint Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud passes away
Saudi Arabia announces removing UAE, South Africa, Argentina from entry banned country list as of tomorrow

World News

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 228.11 million

LONDON, 19th September, 2021 (WAM/Reuters) -- More than 228.11 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 4,891,537 ​have died, according to a Reuters tally on Sunday. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in China in December 2019.

Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charity Establishment sends 8th aid aircraft to Afghanistan

DUBAI, 18th September, 2021 (WAM) -- An aid aircraft loaded with 13 tonnes of humanitarian and food supplies sent by the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment left the UAE today for Kandahar Airport, south of Afghanistan, to support the Afghan people. Ibrahim Bumalha, Advisor to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs and Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Establishment, said the 8th aid aircraft is part of an airbridge meant to...

EXPO 2020 Security Committee confirms full readiness

DUBAI, 18th September, 2021 (WAM) -- Heading the periodic meeting of EXPO 2020 Security Committee, Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, has reaffirmed the force’s full readiness to secure the much-awaited event, which holds great economic, touristic and cultural importance. Lt. Gen. Al Marri also reviewed the security measures for all upcoming events to be held across the venue, and inspected the latest smart technologies that the force has employed to secure the venue in collaboration with local and federal authorities....
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