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2021 Jun 13 Sun, 11:41:28 pm
UAE sends 51 metric tonnes of urgent relief supplies to Democratic Republic of Congo
2021 Jun 13 Sun, 11:09:27 pm
UAE condemns Houthi drone attack targeting school in Aseer, Saudi Arabia
2021 Jun 13 Sun, 03:15:58 pm
UAE sends aid to over 35,000 families in Northern Lebanon
2021 Jun 13 Sun, 10:22:08 pm
UAE’s prominent global stature in tolerance, coexistence indexes a source of pride: Nahyan bin Mubarak
2021 Jun 13 Sun, 01:10:53 pm
UAE among 20 top countries in tolerance and coexistence in 2020
2021 Jun 13 Sun, 02:34:04 pm
UAE participates in Finance and Investment Committee of Saudi-Emirati Coordination Council’s first meeting
2021 Jun 13 Sun, 07:59:36 pm
Supreme Committee for the Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Programme for Excellence and Societal Intelligence launches interactive e-training platform
2021 Jun 13 Sun, 05:40:16 pm
Ministry of Climate Change plans launch of new food safety standards system: Belhaif Al Nuaimi
2021 Jun 13 Sun, 02:02:47 pm
UAE announces 1,969 new COVID-19 cases, 1,946 recoveries, 2 deaths in last 24 hours
2021 Jun 13 Sun, 04:00:25 pm
22,763 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in past 24 hours: MoHAP

Emirates News

UAEFA discusses cooperation in football with Indonesian association

DUBAI, 13th June, 2021 (WAM) -- Mohammed Abdullah Hazzam Al Dhaheri, Secretary-General of the UAE Football Association (UAEFA), met with Maaike Puspita, Deputy Secretary-General of the Football Association of Indonesian, following the participation of the Indonesian team in the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023 qualifiers. During the meeting, both sides addressed the strong relations between the Emirati and Indonesian football associations and discussed ways of enhancing their coordination in advancing football in both countries, stressing the importance of exchanging expertise in a variety...

DoH showcases Abu Dhabi’s successful response to COVID-19 at Arab Health 2021

ABU DHABI, 13th June, 2021 (WAM) -- Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, is virtually participating at Arab Health 2021, which is hosting over 300 international and regional speakers and 5,200+ peers from 21-24 June, 2021 at Dubai World Trade Centre. As part of its participation, DoH will exhibit a series of cutting edge initiatives developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, while key speakers from DoH will share their insights, highlight...

Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed inaugurates largest sports venue in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, 13th June, 2021 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today inaugurated the largest sports venue in the UAE capital at the Mubadala Sports Centre in Al Bahia. H.H. Sheikh Hamdan was accompanied by Abdul Moneim Al Hashemi, President of the UAE and Asian Jiu-Jitsu Federations and First Vice President of the Jiu-Jitsu International Federation; Mohammed Salem Al Dhaheri, Vice President of the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), UAEJJF board member Mohammed bin Dalmouk Al Dhaheri, and UAEJJF Secretary-General Fahad...


UAE welcomes Saudi Arabia's decision to limit Hajj pilgrimage to citizens and residents of Kingdom

ABU DHABI, 12th June 2021 (WAM) - The UAE welcomed the decision of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to limit registration for this year’s Hajj pilgrimage to citizens and residents of the Kingdom, at a total of 60,000 pilgrims, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement made today, Khalifa Shaheen Al Marar, Minister of State, said the UAE welcomes the Kingdom's decision and supports all measures it takes as part of its efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, contain its spread and ensure...
UAE's elected seat on UN Security Council reflective of its prominent regional, international role: Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry
UAE condemns Houthis' drone attack attempt on Saudi Arabia

World News

Palestine records three COVID-19 deaths, 123 infections

RAMALLAH, 13th June, 2021 (WAM) -- Palestine's Minister of Health Mai Alkaila said today that 123 new cases of COVID-19, three deaths and 378 recoveries were registered in Palestine during the past 24 hours. Alkaila pointed out that the recovery rate in Palestine has so far reached 97.7 percent, while active cases declined to 1.2 percent, according to Palestine News & Info Agency (WAFA). Deaths stood at 1.1 percent of total infections.

Russia's new COVID-19 cases rise to highest since February 13

MOSCOW, 13th June, 2021 (WAM/Reuters) -- Russia on Sunday reported 14,723 new COVID-19 cases, including 7,704 in Moscow, the largest one-day national caseload since 13th February. The coronavirus task force said on Sunday that 357 people had died of coronavirus-related causes nationwide, taking the death toll to 126,430.  

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 175.7 million

ABU DHABI, 13th June, 2021 (WAM) -- More than 175.7 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 3,795,000 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.
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