UAE ambassador stresses UAE-US priority to fight extremism

Dallas: Yousuf Al Otaiba, UAE Ambassador to the United States, highlighted the deep commercial and cultural ties between the UAE and the state of Texas, and reinforced the strength of bilateral relations between the UAE and the US. During his visit to ... ( read original story ...)

UPDATE: Dubai Frame is now 80 percent complete

The much-anticipated opening of the Dubai Frame has almost arrived, according to Dubai Media Office. In a tweet this morning they said that the landmark is now 80 percent complete, meaning that it won’t be long before this spot is on Dubai’s list of ... ( read original story ...)

UAE provides more medical aid to Yemen

Abu Dhabi: Cholera vaccines for thousands of Yemeni people were given to the representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) as part of a UAE health care programme to provide vaccinations to 700,000 women and children, officials said on Thursday. ( read original story ...)

Dubai to Tuktoyaktuk

The winter is shaping up to be very interesting for me. A few weeks ago, I received a call from a colleague asking if I could assist with a driving contract for Porsche in Dubai. As I sit here in another airport lounge on my way to Bermuda, I am wondering ... ( read original ...

UAE gives more aid to restore health-care sector in Yemen

Abu Dhabi: Cholera vaccines for thousands of Yemeni people were given to the representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) as part of a UAE health care programme to provide vaccinations to 700,000 women and children, officials said on Thursday. ( read original story ...)

Dubai Police conduct riot control drills

Dubai: Dubai Police carried out a multifaceted exercise, which included simulating a labourers’ riot, during which teams from the General Department of Organisations, Protective Security and Emergency worked together to control the situation. Brigadier ... ( read original story ...)

Pakistan, UAE bilateral trade touches $7b in 2015

Abu Dhabi: Bilateral trade between Pakistan and the UAE has dropped by $2 billion (Dh7.34 billion) last year due to low oil prices, a senior diplomat from the Pakistan Embassy told Gulf News in an interview on Thursday. Oil prices have dropped by more than ... ( read original story ...)

UAE highlighted as international publishing hub

Frankfurt: The UAE’s activities in the international publishing industry were highlighted at a series of meetings that took place at the Global Publishing Summit here. During the meetings, Ahmad Bin Rakkad Al Ameri, chairman of Sharjah Book Authority ... ( read original story ...)

Sharjah Ruler hails UAE as a leader in gender equality

Dubai: The UAE is a regional leader in gender equality, according to the World Economic Forum Global Gender Gap Report, with illiteracy rates in the country reported as low as 7.3 per cent last year. This was highlighted by His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan ... ( read original story ...)

UAE Consulate opens in Kerala capital

Thiruvananthapuram: The India-UAE relations were further reinforced with the opening of the office of the Consulate General of the UAE in the Kerala state capital, Thiruvananthapuram, on Wednesday. The official opening of the consulate was marked by the ... ( read original story ...)