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Emirates News

Mohamed bin Zayed receives Grand Imam of Al Azhar

ABU DHABI, 1st December, 2021 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received His Eminence the Grand Imam of Al Azhar, Professor Ahmed Al-Tayeb. During the meeting, held at the Founder's Memorial, Sheikh Mohamed welcomed Dr. Al-Tayeb, and discussed with him the ongoing cooperation between the UAE and Al Azhar, most notably in promoting the values of moderation and tolerance, and enhancing dialogue between civilisations. They also discussed...

50th National Day celebrates five decades of achievements: WAM Director-General

ABU DHABI, 1st December, 2021 (WAM) -- Mohammed Jalal Al Rayssi, Director-General of the Emirates News Agency (WAM), said the 50th National Day of the UAE has profound significance, in light of the vision of the country’s leadership to build the Union under one flag. In his statement on the occasion of the 50th National Day, he said, "This year, on 2nd December, we celebrate 50 years of achievements, and investment in the Emirati people who represent the cornerstone of the nation's sustainable development." He...

Mohamed bin Zayed launches Abu Dhabi powerhouse to develop world-leading portfolio in clean energy

ABU DHABI, 1st December, 2021 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, announced on Wednesday a global clean energy powerhouse intended to spearhead the drive to net-zero carbon by 2050. Consolidating their combined efforts in renewable energy and green hydrogen, Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA), Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala) and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) will partner under the Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar)...


Kuwait reports 21 new COVID-19 cases

KUWAIT, 29th November, 2021 (WAM) -- Kuwait has announced 21 new COVID-19 cases with no new deaths reported in the past 24 hours. The state news agency KUNA quoted the Kuwaiti Ministry of Health as saying that the new figures took the total cases to 413,266, and death toll remains unchanged at 2,465. The ministry added that 29 patients have recovered from the virus over the past day, raising the total recoveries to 410,575.  
Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa visits Expo 2020 for Bahrain National Day
Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces receives Saudi Land Forces commander

World News

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 262.21 million

ABU DHABI, 1st December, 2021 (WAM/Reuters) -- More than 262.21 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 5,468,697 have died, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were identified in December 2019.

UAE Press: Welcome to Dubai where shopping is a community activity

ABU DHABI, 1st December, 2021 (WAM) -- A local newspaper has highlighted Dubai's prestigious global status as a shopping destination. "For a long time, Dubai has been up there in the pecking order when it comes to top stakes in the domain of shopping destinations around the world. It ranks alongside and (many feel) probably outshines big names such as New York, London and Paris," pointed out Khaleej Times in an editorial on Wednesday. "There are almost no brands that are not present here; what’s...

UAE beat Syria in FIFA Arab Cup opener

DOHA, 30th November, 2021 (WAM) -- The United Arab Emirates beat Syria 1-0 in their FIFA Arab Cup opener in Ras Abu Aboud Stadium here tonight. Caio Canedo opened the game early for the Whites at the 24th minute before Ali Saleh netted the second six minutes later. Ward Al Salamah scored for the Syrians in the second half. The FIFA Arab Cup sees 16 teams from across the Arab world come together to compete. The event offers a great opportunity for competitors and spectators...
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