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United Arab Emirates to establish embassy in Israel

dpa/GNA - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved the establishment of an Emirati embassy in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv, WAM...
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International Ryder Cup stars descend on Abu Dhabi

European Ryder Cup Captain Pádraig Harrington has confirmed his participation in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, the first Rolex Series event of the 2021...

US praises ‘first of many’ as Israel sends first flight to UAE

The first direct commercial flight between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) landed in Abu Dhabi on Monday, almost three weeks after the...
The handout photo released by Russian Foreign Ministry on June 16, 2020 shows Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attending a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (not in the picture) in Moscow, Russia, on June 16, 2020. The U.S. attempts to force Iran nuclear deal participants to renounce their obligations and to punish Tehran by illegitimate initiatives, including the arms embargo, have no prospects from the point of view of international law, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday. (Sputnik via Xinhua) Editorial use only, no archive, no commercial use.

Iran summons UAE envoy over fishing boats incident

Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned the charge d'affaires of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Tehran over recent shooting incident at Iranian fishing boats...
Zayed Sustainability Prize

The Zayed Sustainability Prize Extends 2021 Awards Submissions Deadline to June 11, 2020

The extension is in light of the ongoing global health crisis, to better serve the Prize’s diverse international audience base The Zayed...
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ESCAP, IRENA Scale- Up Joint Efforts to Support Asia-Pacific’s Crisis Response

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will work together to...

Energy Transition is Accelerating Across Countries Worldwide-2019 World Energy Trilemma Index

The World Energy Council in partnership with Oliver Wyman, unveiled the latest progress for almost 130 countries on developing policies for Energy Security,...

World Energy Council Strategic Narrative statement outdoored

The World Energy Council released its strategic narrative statement to the public. Published during the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi, this document outlines...
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Team Ghana leaves for Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi

Ghana's contingent for the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates, left here on Thursday to acclimatize ahead of the...
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

China, UAE to Promote BRI Amid Smothering Bilateral Cooperation

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on Monday met with Chinese President Xi Jinping's special representative Yang Jiechi...
General Motors has recalled 13 million vehicles this year

Abu Dhabi: GMC Sets New Guinness Record for Auto Show

U.S. auto giant GMC set a new Guinness World Record for the largest parade of cars during the five-day Gulf Arab Traffic Week in...
Chinese representatives are competing at the 44th WorldSkills in Abu Dhabi, UAE. (Photo by Han Xiaoming from People’s Daily)

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017: Chinese Team Sweeps 15 Gold Medals

Chinese delegation topped the medal table at the WorldSkills 2017 that concluded on Thursday in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by scoring...

Feb. 19 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ABU DHABI -- The biennial International Defense Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) kicked off here on Sunday with special focus on disruptive technology. ...

Four Developing Countries To Get $44.5m Funding From ADFD and IRENA

Marshall Islands, Niger, Seychelles and Solomon Islands selected to receive funding for transformative, replicable and innovative renewable energy projects through IRENA/ADFD Project Facility Four renewable...

Nadal wins Mubadala Tennis Championships 2016 in Abu Dhabi

Spain's Rafael Nadal, 14-times Grand Slam singles winner, defeated Belgian David Goffin 6-4, 7-6 on Saturday to win the Mubadala World Tennis Championships in...

China and UAE join hands to bolster film, TV sectors

The agreement was signed and announced Sunday in Abu Dhabi, in the presence of Mohammed Al-Mubarak, Chairman of Image Nation and Jing Shuiqing, Vice...
Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) is about to land in the western Indian city of Ahmadabad, March 10, 2015. A solar powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) which is on a global flight, landed in the western Indian city of Ahmadabad before Tuesday night, said TV channel NDTV. (Xinhua/Stringer)(zhf)

Solar Impulse 2 scheduled to complete its final global tour

Piloted by the Swiss project's co-founder, Bertrand Piccard, the zero-fuel aeroplane took off Cairo at 3 a.m. UAE time (GMT2300 Saturday). The...

Awareness Lectures on corruption avoidance put together by ADP, ADNEC

The Anti-Corruption Department at Abu Dhabi Police organized awareness-raising lectures on crime prevention methods for employees at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC)....

Loan growth in the emirate projected to slow this year

Loan growth in the emirate is projected to slow this year as a result, coupled with an increase in borrowing costs. Energy squeeze With public revenues...

Yahsat and Tele 10 sign MoU on Rwanda, Burundi and East DRC Openings for...

UAE-based satellite operator, Yahsat, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tele10 Group, the regional broadcast and internet service provider, to discuss collaborations for...
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz

April 7 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

CAIRO -- The ongoing first official visit of the Saudi king to Egypt shows no major disagreement and indicates keenness of both sides to...
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UAE unveils first eco-friendly center for food and fuel

"Research and innovation underpin the UAE's ability to overcome environmental and social challenges, such as food and water security, while protecting our ecosystems," UAE...
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Russia and United Arab Emirates to forge tight parliamentary ties

The agreement was made at a meeting between Speaker of the UAE advisory parliament Federal National Council (FNC) Amal Abdullah Al-Qubaisi and Deputy Chairmen...

NASA and UAE Space agency seek ways to collaborate

A delegation led by Badri Younes, NASA Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of Space Communications and Navigation (SCAN), was welcomed by Dr. Eng....
Luxury Real Estate developer DAMAC Properties is guaranteeing an Aston Martin or Mercedes-Benz with properties sold during the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). (Photo: Business Wire)

UAE fuels real estate market despite downtrend pressure

While Dubai's real estate market lost value last year, apartment rental rates and sales prices increased four percent in 2015, while villa rentals rose...

UAE assists ground troops in the fight against IS

"Our position throughout has been that a real campaign against Daesh has to include genuine political process and a ground force," Gargash said in...

UAE And Nigeria Enhance Bilateral Relations

Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday in Abu Dhabi signed six agreements to enhance bilateral relations between them. The signing of the agreements...
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Abu Dhabi’s MoI Holds Workshop On Internet Risks

The workshop which was hosted by UAE national Al Muta’ared Saif Al Afari at his residence in Al Ain was under the theme “The Risks...
Akon Lighting Africa

Akon and Partners to make real Mission of Lighting project

Grammy-nominated American singer, rapper, and solar energy entrepreneur Akon will join his Solektra International partners Samba Bathily and Thione Niang at Abu Dhabi Sustainability...
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Abu Dhabi is preparing for Formula One Grand Prix

The Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix marks the end of the 66th season of the F1 World Championship whose victory British driver Lewis Hamilton...