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UAE, Iraq hold bilateral talks


May 31st, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Iraq have held bilateral talks.UAE's Minister for Higher Education and Scientific Research Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan received a ... Read more...

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India’s Negi is Asian chess champion


May 14th, 2012 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Ho Chi Minh City, May 14 (IANS) Indian Grand Master Parimarjan Negi and Irene Sukandar of Indonesia emerged champions of the Asian Continental Open and Women's championships respectively here Sunday.Negi ... Read more...

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Over 250 people to get new houses in UAE


May 12th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 11 (IANS/WAM) A total of 277 people in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will get new houses built by the government.Minister of Public Works Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak ... Read more...

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South Korean media delegation visits UAE


March 16th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 15 (IANS/WAM) A South Korean media delegation is currently on a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to chronicle the country's development in economic, educational, cultural, ... Read more...

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UAE minister attends Indian church service


March 11th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 10 (IANS/WAM) Attending a service at the Indian Mar Thoma Church in Abu Dhabi, an United Arab Emirates (UAE) minister said the country promotes tolerance and understanding.Sheikh ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host global healthcare meet


March 8th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 7 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will host the 7th International Conference of Al Noor (ICAN) under the patronage of Nahyan Bin Mubarak ... Read more...

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UAE signs pact with Indian university


December 9th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates's Higher Colleges of Technology has signed an agreement with India's Azim Premji University to develop a new cadre of teachers and ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects UAE appeal on air base ban to US


November 29th, 2011 - 4:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Islamabad has rejected a request from the UAE to withdraw its call to the US to vacate a key air base after a NATO raid ... Read more...

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UAE Sadu weaving on Unesco’s intangible heritage list


November 26th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 26 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Sadu weaving has become the new addition to the Unesco's list of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity, said the Abu Dhabi authority ... Read more...

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200 UAE citizens to get housing assistance


September 24th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 24 (IANS/WAM) A total of 200 citizens throughout the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will get assistance to build houses.Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, minister of public works ... Read more...

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UAE condoles death of Zardari’s father


May 28th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has condoled the death of Hakim Ali Zardari, father of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, officials said.The Pakistani president received UAE ... Read more...

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UAE transport authority approves plan for 2011-2013


December 29th, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 29 (IANS/WAM) The UAE National Transport Authority (NTA) has approved a new strategy for 2011-2013 to raise the efficiency of the country's transportation systems.The plan was approved at a ... Read more...

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GCC media exhibition opened


December 6th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 5 (IANS/WAM) A cultural and media exhibition being held as part of 31st Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit, which will begin in Abu Dhabi Monday, was opened here Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Unesco names falconry as heritage of humanity


November 17th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Nov 17 (IANS/WAM) The Unesco has included falconry in its list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.The move is the culmination of efforts made by the UAE in cooperation with 11 ... Read more...

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UAE world’s sixth in infrastructure quality


July 6th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been ranked sixth in the world in terms of the quality of its infrastructure. The country has the 23rd position in ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi firm plans to build “space city” near Bangalore


June 20th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based Marib Holdings LLC plans to build a "space city" in Chikkaballapur district, about 90 km from here, at an investment of Rs.18,400 crore ($4 billion), the ... Read more...

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UAE minister admires Indian economy’s strength


June 10th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 10 (IANS/WAM) A senior UAE minister has praised the strength of the Indian economy and said there is a need to explore new opportunities to promote relations between the two ... Read more...

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Italian president honours UAE businessman


June 9th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 9 (IANS/WAM) Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has honoured UAE businessman Obeid Saleh Al Nuaimi with the "Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity" for his contribution in strengthening trade ... Read more...

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‘Capital Gate’ building in the UAE named World’s Furthest Leaning Man-made Tower


June 6th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by BNO News
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (BNO NEWS) -- Forget the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Capital Gate building in the United Arab Emirates is now the world's furthest leaning man-made tower.The ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to expand hotel classification system


May 4th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 4 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) is to expand its hotel classification system to recognize properties that exceed five-star requirements. ADTA Chairman, Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, said ... Read more...

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India asks for more trade ties with Abu Dhabi


April 5th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 5 (IANS/WAM) India Monday asked Abu Dhabi to increase trade between the two countries and allow the India-based International Accounting Institute to set up a branch in Abu Dhabi. An ... Read more...

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Chinese warships dock in Abu Dhabi to fight piracy


March 25th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 25 (IANS) A Chinese naval contingent has arrived here in Port Zayed to take part in an international mission to fight piracy in the Gulf of Aden, WAM news ... Read more...

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UAE to host Islamic embroidery exhibition


March 19th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 19 (IANS) The rich tradition of Islamic embroidery, from Pakistan to Morocco, will be showcased at an exhibition starting April 6 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital, WAM ... Read more...

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UAE, China sign cultural cooperation pact


August 25th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 25 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cultural cooperation, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. "The MoU is part of Abu Dhabi's ... Read more...

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Millionaire dreams of a club: Maradona president, Messi star


March 4th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 4 (DPA) Sulaiman Al Fahim has a dream: he wants to buy a small football club to let Diego Maradona lead it off the pitch as president and Lionel Messi ... Read more...

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British club makes 100 mn pounds bid for Milan’s Kaka


January 14th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) British football club Manchester City is in talks with Italy's Inter Milan for the transfer of Brazilian star Kaka for a whopping 100 million pounds ($146 million).City, one ... Read more...

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UAE places one of largest orders in aviation history


July 15th, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 15 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) national carrier Etihad Airways has placed one of the biggest aircraft orders in commercial aviation history, booking aircraft worth $43 billion at ... Read more...

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PCB seeks UAE rulers help to get Md Asif released from Dubai jail


June 18th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai , June 18 (ANI): In a fresh attempt to get its fast bowler Mohammad Asif released from the Dubai Airport detention centre, the PCB is learnt to have sought the ... Read more...

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UAE hosts Picasso exhibition, showcase his Arab influence


May 26th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
Abu Dhabi, May 26 (IANS) An exhibition of paintings by Pablo Picasso tracing the various stages of his career will open Tuesday in the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for ... Read more...

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UAE to host Alfred Nobel exhibition


March 29th, 2008 - 11:19 am ICT by admin
Dubai, March 29 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) would host the Alfred Nobel exhibition from March 30 to May 29, WAM news agency said Saturday. The exhibition to be held at ... Read more...

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UAE’s Royal Jet named world’s leading private jet charter


March 15th, 2008 - 11:24 pm ICT by admin
London, March 15 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based flight services company Royal Jet has been named the world's leading private jet charter by the World Travel Awards (WTA), WAM news agency ... Read more...

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World Chess champ Anand shares limelight with Indian cricketers


November 14th, 2007 - 2:42 am ICT by admin
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