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UN lauds UAE’s contributions during disasters


September 21st, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 20 (IANS/WAM) The UN has appreciated substantial contributions UAE's humanitarian and charitable organisations were offering to alleviate suffering of underprivileged population at times of regional and international ... Read more...

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Assad’s sister flees Syria : Report


September 19th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's sister has fled the country along with her children to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Al Arabiya reported Wednesday citing an ... Read more...

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India U-16 lose second football friendly


September 12th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian team, presently training here for the final phase of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Tournament later this month, lost 2-1 to the UAE ... Read more...

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UAE-China trade grows nearly 400 percent


September 10th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 10 (IANS/WAM) Trade between the UAE and China has increased five-fold in the past 10 years, achieving a growth rate of a whopping 395 percent to $15.65 ... Read more...

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UAE, UNESCO sign educational agreement


September 8th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 7 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the UNESCO have signed an agreement on the operation of the the Sharjah-based Regional Centre for Educational Planning (RCEP).The agreement ... Read more...

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UAE-Vietnam discuss economic relations


September 7th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Vietnam Thursday discussed their relations and ways to strengthen economic cooperation and coordination.The meet was held between the UAE's Minister ... Read more...

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UAE, Netherlands discuss relations


September 7th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Sep 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and The Netherlands have held discussions on enhancing their relations.The discussions were held Tuesday between the UAE's Ambassador Abdullah Hamdan Al-Naqbi ... Read more...

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UAE,Canada discuss relations


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Sep 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Canada have held talks here to discuss their relations and ways to strengthen them in different areas.The meet was ... Read more...

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UAE, Germany discuss bilateral relations


August 29th, 2012 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 28 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Germany Tuesday discussed their bilateral relations.The talks were held between UAE's Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and German ... Read more...

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Hindus not migrating: Pakistani panel


August 27th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Hindus are not migrating to India and giving up their Pakistani citizenship, said a committee that was formed to look into reports of mass migration ... Read more...

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UAE, Australia discuss ties


August 25th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 24 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the UAE and Australia have held talks on boosting bilateral relations, especially in the nuclear energy sector.The UAE's Assistant Foreign Minister for International ... Read more...

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Jet Airways to increase Gulf flights from October


August 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Jet Airways Tuesday announced plans to enhance connectivity to the Gulf with the launch of its new Mumbai-Sharjah service, the airline's sixth daily flight to the ... Read more...

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50,000 Palestinians attend UAE’s iftar programme


August 20th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) Over 50,000 poor Palestinians participated in iftar programmes organised by the UAE's Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Charity Foundation in the West Bank.Thousands of Palestinian families ... Read more...

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Vietnam among top pepper exporters


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Aug 14 (IANS) Vietnam remains among the world's top pepper exporting nations, with 77,000 tonnes of spice exported in the first seven months of this year.The country earned $532 ... Read more...

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UAE, UN aid agency explore cooperation


August 10th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) have discussed joint cooperation during humanitarian emergencies.OCHA's Gulf office head Khaled Khalifa lauded ... Read more...

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UAE’s YahLive network launches sports channel


August 8th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 7 (IANS/WAM) YahLive, a UAE-based satellite channel operator, has added GEM Sports TV to its growing bouquet of channels.With GEM Sports TV, viewers in the Gulf region ... Read more...

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36 UAE diplomats sworn in


August 4th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) A new batch of 36 United Arab Emirates (UAE) diplomats has taken oath of office and secrecy before Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed ... Read more...

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UAE, Egypt sign deal for heart surgery centre


July 31st, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Egypt have signed an agreement to establish a specialised centre for heart surgery at the University of Ain Shams ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank opens branch in Iraq


July 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 25 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) Wednesday opened its branch in the Iraqi capital.ADIB is now poised to support and guide UAE in Iraq and its ... Read more...

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UAE’s Fujairah pardons 45 prisoners


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah, July 21 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Fujairah Saturday pardoned 45 prisoners for showing good behaviour while serving their jail terms.Fujairah ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi ordered their ... Read more...

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India trying to repatriate body of killed fisherman


July 17th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) India is trying for the early repatriation of the body of a fisherman killed in firing from a US ship off the UAE coast, an ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi sends five tonnes of dates to Saudi Arabia


July 15th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 15 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi has sent nearly five tonnes Khinaizi and Naghal dates to Jeddah and will also export dates to London for Muslims living there on ... Read more...

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UAE, France discuss defence cooperation


July 12th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 11 (IANS) The UAE and France have discussed ways to boost defence cooperation, it was announced here Wednesday.Abu Dhabi Crown Prince General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al ... Read more...

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Parents held after trying to smuggle baby through airport scanner


July 10th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sharjah, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Egyptian couple tried unsuccessfully to smuggle their baby through an airport scanner. They put their son in a big bag and tried to take him illegally ... Read more...

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Couple smuggles baby without visa in bag


July 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A couple was caught trying to smuggle their baby into the UAE when airport security spotted the five-month-old hidden in their luggage, it was reported here ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways wins Airbus award


July 8th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 7 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been awarded the "Top Operational Excellence Award" by Airbus for its fleet of ... Read more...

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UAE, Cyprus review bilateral ties


July 4th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Cyprus reviewed their bilateral relations here Tuesday.In the meeting held between Al Sheikh Abdullah Mohammed Al Hamed, director of ... Read more...

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UAE-Libya discuss bilateral relations


June 30th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, June 29 (IANS) In a step to promote economic and investment relations, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Libya have held bilateral talks.The meeting was held between Saeed Obaid ... Read more...

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UAE’s Fujairah emirate to step up petroleum facilities


June 30th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah, Jun 29 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, the ruler of Fujairah and member of United Arab Emirates' supreme council, has directed the Fujairah Port Authority to ... Read more...

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AFC U-22: India need to be consistent against UAE in qualifiers


June 27th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, June 27 (IANS) The Under-22 Indian football team will have its task cut out when it faces the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in its third match of the AFC ... Read more...

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Indian jailed in Dubai for forcing woman into sex trade


June 25th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 25 (IANS) A 20-year-old Indian has been sentenced to three years in jail in Dubai for luring a 31-year-old Indian woman to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and ... Read more...

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First match of AFC qualifier very critical: Coach


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, June 22 (IANS) India's under-22 head coach Arthur Papas said here Friday that their first match against Lebanon Saturday will be critical as it will lay the foundations of ... Read more...

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Let me dance and sing, says Adnan Sami after divorce


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani singer Adnan Sami's divorce from his second wife Sabah Galadari has come through, and he is ecstatic and says he feels like breaking into the ... Read more...

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Dubai to host Children’s Science Congress


June 21st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 21 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai municipality in association with the Friends of Kerala Sasthra Sahitya Parishad, an Indian voluntary group, will organises the Dubai Children's Science Congress, the first ... Read more...

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Dubai ruler meets Queen Elizabeth II


June 21st, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Jun 20 (IANS/WAM) Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum met Queen Elizabeth II on the sidelines of the Royal Ascot Horse Racing Festival 2012 here Wednesday.Both ... Read more...

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