2019 May 23 Thu, 01:47:50 pm
UAE leaders offer condolences to Malaysian King on death of his father
2019 May 23 Thu, 02:59:16 pm
Zayed: A leader for humanity, says Director-General of ZHIC
2019 May 23 Thu, 10:57:16 am
Sheikha Fatima: Zayed Humanitarian Work Day an occasion to build on Founding Father’s achievements
2019 May 23 Thu, 03:30:39 pm
Zayed's wisdom made UAE a beacon of compassion, tolerance and generosity: Hamdan bin Rashid
2019 May 23 Thu, 01:39:48 pm
UN Secretary-General condemns attacks on Saudi airport in Najran
2019 May 23 Thu, 04:54:25 pm
HIPL acquires 76% stake in Kribhco Infrastructure Limited in India

Emirates News

Zayed Humanitarian Work Day celebrates Founding Father's noble values: Nahyan bin Mubarak

ABU DHABI, 23rd May, 2019 (WAM) -- Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance, has said that Zayed Humanitarian Work Day, held on 19th Ramadan, commemorates a memory that is precious in the hearts of all Emiratis, and celebrates the noble values - based on giving and tolerance - as established by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan when he founded the UAE. In a speech marking the occasion, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak said that Sheikh Zayed is a global symbol...

'Arab Government Excellence Award' launches

CAIRO, 23rd May, 2019 (WAM) -- The Arab Administrative Development Organisation, ARADO, in cooperation with the Government of the United Arab Emirates, has launched the 'Arab Government Excellence Award', which aims to recognise leading Arab ministers and ministries for their outstanding work in advancing governance and administrative practice in the region. The Award seeks to acknowledge the development and implementation of best practices to advance Arab government excellence, highlighting successful experiences and creating a positive institutional and leadership environment among government sectors across the Arab...

Mohamed bin Zayed congratulates Indian PM on re-election

ABU DHABI, 23rd May, 2019 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has congratulated Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his second-term election win. His Highness congratulated the Prime Minister and the BJP on the elections win over the telephone, wishing Modi success in serving his nation. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed expressed his keenness to enhance cooperation and to advance UAE-India relations further. He also wished the Indian...


Four commercial ships subjected to sabotage operations near UAE territorial waters, no fatalities or injuries reported

ABU DHABI, 12th May, 2019 (WAM) -- Four commercial ships were subjected to sabotage operations today, 12th May, near UAE territorial waters in the Gulf of Oman, east of Fujairah, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, MOFAIC, has announced. The Ministry said that the concerned authorities have taken all necessary measures, and are investigating the incident in cooperation with local and international bodies. It said that there had been no injuries or fatalities on board the vessels and that there had been no...
'Al Maha Diplomacy' to preserve UAE biodiversity launches
Mohamed bin Zayed receives Emir of Kuwait's telephone call

World News

UAE welcomes friendly countries' decision to join sabotage investigations

ABU DHABI, 22nd May, 2019 (WAM) -- The United Arab Emirates welcomes the many international partners that have joined, and requested to join, the international investigation on the recent sabotage operations, which targeted four tankers that carried Emirati, Saudi, and Norwegian flags, in UAE regional waters in the Gulf of Oman last week. The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation issued a statement stressing, "the participation of our international partners confirms the UAE’s commitment to a transparent and impartial investigative process". The joint...

Kuwait oil price down 86 cents to US$72.10 pb

KUWAIT, 22nd May, 2019 (WAM) -- The price of Kuwaiti oil went down 86 cents to US$72.10 per barrel, Tuesday, compared to $72.96 pb last Friday, Kuwait Petroleum Corporation said on Wednesday. According to the Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, the Brent Blend crude future contracts closed the trading session up 21 cents, settling at $72.18 pb, while the West Texas Intermediate contracts lost 11 cents, settling at $62.99 pb.

UAE welcomes 'Peace to Prosperity' workshop in Bahrain

ABU DHABI, 21st May, 2019 (WAM) -- The UAE has welcomed the announcement of the ‘Peace to Prosperity’ economic workshop hosted by the Kingdom of Bahrain in cooperation with the United States of America, in Manama, Bahrain from 25-26 June. In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said that the UAE supported the workshop and would send a delegation to participate in it. "The UAE supports all international efforts aimed at supporting economic progress and increasing opportunities in the region, and...