uae president

UAE sends plane to Oman to bring home injured citizens


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 2 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the airlifting of seven UAE citizens injured in a traffic accident in Oman for treatment ... Read more...

Posted in World |

150,000 people have iftar at UAE mosque


August 5th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 4 (IANS/WAM) Around 150,000 people had iftar at the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the largest mosque in the UAE, in the second week of the holy month ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE charity delivers food aid to Yemen


July 8th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 7 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa Bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has distributed 1,300 food parcels among needy people in Yemen.UAE President Sheikh Khalifa ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE helping crisis-hit Yemen


July 1st, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, July 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is providing assistance for the urgent humanitarian crisis across Yemen.The help is being provided following the directives of UAE President Sheikh ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE congratulates new Egyptian president-elect


June 25th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 25 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has greeted Mohammed Mursi on his victory in the Egyptian presidential elections.In a message, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE to launch campaign to raise donations for Yemen


June 21st, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 21 (IANS/WAM) A nationwide campaign to raise donations to counter food shortage in Yemen will be launched in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) June 29.The campaign will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Abu Dhabi crown prince attends Elizabeth’s diamond jubilee


May 19th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS/ WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan attended Britain's Diamond Jubilee celebrations held to mark 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE president honours national Olympic football team


March 27th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 26 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates' President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has granted each player of the UAE National Olympic Football Team Dhs 500,000 (over ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE football team qualifies for London Olympics


March 15th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 14 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) football team Wednesday made history when it qualified for the Olympic Games for the first time.The UAE defeated Uzbekistan 3-2 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UAE president congratulates Putin


March 7th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 6 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has congratulated Vladimir Putin on his victory in the Russian presidential election.Putin, Russia's incumbent prime minister, has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prayers for rain performed across UAE


December 31st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 31 (IANS/WAM) Thousands of citizens of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as well as the rulers of the various emirates have offered prayers for rain.In Sharjah, crown ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE greets world leaders on New Year


December 29th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 29 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Thursday greeted heads of state of friendly nations ahead of the New Year.Sheikh Khalifa ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE withdraws citizenship from six people


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 22 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has withdrawn citizenship from six naturalised people for posing threats to the country's security, it was announced ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE, Germany hold talks


December 14th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 13 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan held talks with his German counterpart Christian Wulff who is currently on a visit to the Gulf ... Read more...

Posted in World |

$8.9 mn raised for famine victims in Horn of Africa


August 20th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) A nationwide telethon being organised in the United Arab of Emirates to raise funds for victims of famine and drought in the Horn of Africa, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE to launch campaign for Horn of Africa’s drought-hit


August 17th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 16 (IANS/WAM) A three-day nation-wide fund-raising telethon for helping victims of famine and drought in the Horn of Africa will begin in the UAE Wednesday.UAE Minister of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Clerics in UAE call for austere life


August 4th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) Religious scholars in UAE have called on worshippers to abstain from extravagance and be contented with what they have.During their sermons in mosques, the clerics ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE to release 179 more prisoners


July 28th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 27 (IANS/WAM) Two emirates of the UAE Wednesday announced the release of 179 prisoners, a day after the UAE president pardoned 676 inmates to mark the Islamic ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE to release 676 prisoners to mark Ramadan


July 26th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 26 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will release 676 prisoners, including foreign nationals, to mark the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE relief ships arrive in Benghazi


March 17th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi (Libya), March 16 (IANS/WAM) Two cargo ships carrying 700 tonnes of humanitarian assistance Wednesday arrived at Bengazi seaport for help to the people in Libya, the country which is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UAE to have non-resident envoy to Nepal


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 3 (IANS/WAM) The ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to India has been concurrently appointed non-resident ambassador to Nepal.Mohamed Sultan Al Owais presented his credentials to Nepal President Ram ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Security, economic issues major concern for GCC’


December 7th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Abu Dhabi, Dec 7 (IANS) Security and economic issues are of major concern to the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), a leading daily said Tuesday, hoping the regional bloc will be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

First session of Gulf Cooperation Council summit ends


December 7th, 2010 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 7 (IANS/WAM) Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) discussed political, economic, security and military issues Monday night in the first session of the 31st GCC Summit being held ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Patil meets UAE president


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (IANS/WAM) Indian President Pratibha Patil, on a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to enhance economic and energy ties with the Gulf region, was Monday welcomed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India keen to enhance ties with UAE: President


November 21st, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS/WAM) Indian President Pratibha Patil has said the country is committed to promoting regional peace and security in Asia and enhancing relations with the United Arab Emirates ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

President Patil to visit UAE, Syria to boost trade ties


November 19th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): To further boost India's economic ties with the Gulf region and to promote trade, tourism and investment, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil will be paying a state visit ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UAE charity to pay for deportation of 200 inmates


September 6th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 5 (IANS/WAM) On the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr that marks the end of Ramadan, the UAE president's charity will bear the travel costs of 200 prisoners who have completed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE greets India on Independence Day


August 13th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has greeted India on the occasion of the country's 64th Independence Day to be celebrated Aug 15. UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE congratulates Spanish king on World Cup win


July 15th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 14 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan has congratulated Spanish king Juan Carlos on Spain's historic World Cup win in South Africa. UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Queen Elizabeth to visit UAE


July 7th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 7 (IANS/WAM) Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, will pay a state visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The visit will be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Burj Khalifa wins real estate award


April 20th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 20 (IANS/WAM) Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, which forms the iconic centrepiece of Dubai, has won a real estate award for integrating business enterprises and residences in a "pleasant ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE president’s brother killed in plane crash


March 30th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 30 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday confirmed the death of Sheikh Ahmed bin Zayed al-Nahayan, brother of the country's president, who was missing since a plane crash, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE, Turkmenistan sign bilateral agreements


February 10th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 9 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Turkmenistan have signed bilateral agreements for cooperation in various fields, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE charity sends 200 tonnes of aid to Haiti


February 7th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Feb 7 (IANS) A charity in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has sent 200 tonnes of relief materials to quake-hit Haiti, WAM news agency reported Sunday. The Khalifa bin Zayed Al ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE issues commemorative coin


February 7th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 7 (IANS) The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday issued a commemorative silver coin on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of Emirates Securities and Commodities ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe