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Sisi: Egypt supports UAE in face of attempts to destabilise the Gulf

Egypt will support the UAE and other Arabian Gulf states to prevent attempts to destabilise the region, President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said on Sunday, following the attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week. The Egyptian leader’s comments came during a meeting with UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed in Cairo. ...

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UAE celebrates Hamdan, Maktoum, Ahmad weddings

All eyes were on Dubai World Trade Centre on Thursday afternoon as the country celebrated the wedding reception of the three sons of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, from 4pm. Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the ...

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UAE to present findings to UN on tanker attacks

The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Norway will on Thursday present their findings to the United Nations Security Council after a probe into the May 12 attacks on oil assets off the Emirati coast. During an informal meeting at the UAE mission to the UN, Security Council ambassadors will be briefed on evidence uncovered during the investigation, diplomats quoted by AFP news agency said. UAE-owned channel ...

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UAE promotes sustainable fashion

The UAE’s ever-vibrant multicultural society offers a great deal of inspiration to the fashion industry which is now promoting sustainable fashion. Industry stalwarts are conscious and support the initiative of sustainable fashion not only locally but also on global level, as it helps living in the healthy society. Recently, Jessica Minh Anh, a producer of the world’s most innovative catwalks, ...

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Gulf Arab Countries Back UAE To Protect Oil Interests

The Arab countries of the Persian Gulf expressed solidarity with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), supporting all measures that their two allies take to protect their security and interests in the wake of what they called “terrorist attacks carried out by the Houthi terrorist militias” on oil interests in the region. Two pumping stations along Aramco’s East-West oil pipeline ...

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One more Indian businessman receives long-term visa in UAE

Danube Group chairman Rizwan Sajan has become the third person in the UAE to be granted 10-year visa by the UAE authorities. Prior to this, the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) in Dubai had granted long-term visas to two Indian businessmen – Regal Group chairman Vasudev Shamdas Shroff and Khushi Jewellers owner Khushi Khatwani – on May ...

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UAE plane crash victim named as former RAF man Chris Stone

One of three Britons who died in a light aircraft crash in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been named as former RAF man Christopher Stone. Mr Stone was killed along with three other people on 16 May when their light aircraft crashed near Dubai International Airport. The Foreign Office is supporting Mr Stone’s family, as well as the family ...

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UAE issues formal request to buy KC-46A tanker, says Boeing

SINGAPORE – The United Arab Emirates has emerged as a surprise customer for KC-46A Pegasus, having formally made a request to buy the tanker aircraft, according to manufacturer Boeing. Speaking to reporters at a media event on the sidelines of the annual Shangri-La Dialogueregional security summit in Singapore, Jeff Shockey, Boeing’s vice president of global sales for defense, space and security, ...

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UAE building armies to divide Yemen, minister says

Transportation Minister Saleh al-Gabwani denounces Abu Dhabi’s moves to set up ‘tribal and regional armies’. A Yemeni government minister has accused the United Arab Emirates of trying to fragment the country by creating regional and tribal armies in the south. Yemen’s Transportation Minister Saleh al-Gabwani said the UAE-backed troops cut off his convoy on Sunday while he was en route ...

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The UAE’s journey towards clean energy

As countries start reforming their economies based on their COP21 commitments, we should see global economy evolving to a lower carbon model   The discovery of hydrocarbon reserves brought tremendous prosperity for the UAE and made it a central player in the global energy market. With one of the highest gross domestic product per capita levels in the world, the ...

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