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Emirates News

Bahraini Prime Minister receives UAE Ambassador

MANAMA, 18th April, 2019 (WAM) -- Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister of Bahrain, has commended the long-standing fraternal relations with the UAE, which are based on a long history of mutual love and understanding spearheaded by the forefathers. He affirmed that relations between the two countries have become a role model thanks to the interest and care of their leadership. He also noted that the steady progress of bilateral ties reflects the two countries’ constant keenness to open up wider horizons of...

Museum of Moroccan Heritage showcases Kingdom’s rich history in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, 18th April, 2019 (WAM) -- The Museum of Moroccan Heritage at this year’s 'Morocco in Abu Dhabi' event, organised by the Ministry of Presidential Affairs, is showcasing a large collection of historical artifacts and antiquities embodying Morocco's history and civilisation, which are being exhibited outside the Kingdom for the first time. The Museum, which will run until 30th April at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, provides the visitors with an opportunity to examine Morocco’s ancient monuments linking the East and West, featuring...

Trailer for Image Nation Abu Dhabi’s documentary series launched

ABU DHABI, 18th April, 2019 (WAM) -- Image Nation Abu Dhabi has unveiled the trailer for 'History of the Emirates', its ground-breaking documentary about the UAE’s heritage, which was announced yesterday by H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior. "The UAE has a remarkable history of exploration, innovation, and tolerance. History of the Emirates will follow this epic story across 125,000 years. Image Nation has created a landmark documentary that uncovers the many ways in...


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Saqamqam Fort in Fujairah.

Smart Dubai organises 1st ‘Happy Cities Forum’ in UAE

DUBAI, 7th April, 2019 (WAM) -- Smart Dubai has sponsored the 'Happy Cities Forum', the first of its kind in the UAE, at Al Habtoor city in Dubai, which was attended by Director Generals, CEOs from Dubai Government agencies, the Happiness Champions, and other stakeholders from more than 30 government and non-governmental agencies. The Forum adds to the efforts to carry out the Dubai Happiness Agenda, launched in May 2016 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of...
Hamdan leads F3 team to win Gov-Games for second year in row
SWSC athletes bag 16 medals in 6 sports events in March

World News

Kuwait oil price up 99 cents to US$71.60 pb

KUWAIT, 18th April, 2019 (WAM) -- The price of Kuwaiti oil went up 99 cents to US$71.60 per barrel, on Wednesday, compared to $70.61 pb last Tuesday, said Kuwait Petroleum Corporation on Thursday. According to the Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, in global markets, future contracts of Brent crude went down 10 cents, settling at $71.62 pb, the same case with the West Texas Intermediate which also plunged 29 cents to $63.76 pb.  

Fujairah Ruler condoles Kuwaiti Emir on death of Sheikh Abdullah Saud Al-Sabah

FUJAIRAH, 17th April, 2019 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, has sent a message of condolences to Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, on the death of Sheikh Abdullah Saud Al-Malek Al-Sabah, praying to Allah the Almighty to rest the soul of the deceased in Paradise. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, also sent a similar message to the Kuwait Emir.  

ERC sends emergency aid for flood-affected in Iran

ABU DHABI, 17th April, 2019 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has sent a relief plane to Tehran carrying 95 tonnes of humanitarian aid to support those affected by the floods in Iran. The aid was delivered following the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, with the support of the Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu...