Women must have their ‘rightful place’ at the heart of building peace and security – UN chief

NEW YORK, 25th October, 2016 (WAM) -- The urgent drive to bring women into their rightful place at the heart of building peace and security "must never stop," United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the Security Council today, calling for key steps towards that goal, including holding all UN peace operations accountable for putting women and girls at the centre of their work.

Oct 26, 2016 12:36:01 AM

Emirati, Saudi youth hail role of social networking media

DUBAI, 25th October, 2016 (WAM)--Emirates Youth Council has held a youth panel discussion in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, themed: "Participation in Creating Positive Impact," during which distinguished youth experiences in using the social networking media in spreading positive ideas in community were reviewed.

Oct 25, 2016 6:38:04 PM

UAE's Acting Charge d'Affaires attends opening of 7th Arab Heads of Supreme Courts conference in Muscat

MUSCAT, 25th October, 2016 (WAM) -- Acting Charge d'Affaires at the UAE Embassy in Oman, Khaled Al Tunaijai, attended the opening of the 7th Conference of Heads of Supreme Courts in the Arab countries, which began yesterday in Muscat.

Oct 25, 2016 6:02:00 PM

KP Chair proposes independent funding of NGOs in KPCS

DUBAI, 25th October, 2016 (WAM) -- Aiming to curb the illicit trade of rough diamonds, the UAE Kimberley Process Chair (KP Chair), Ahmed Bin Sulayem, has, in a global initiative, proposed fair and independent funding of non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

Oct 25, 2016 11:14:00 PM

September passenger traffic tops seven million at DXB

DUBAI, 25th October, 2016 (WAM) -- Seven million passengers per month is fast becoming the norm at Dubai International Airport(DXB) after September’s numbers eclipsed that total for the sixth time in nine months, according to the monthly traffic report issued today by operator Dubai Airports.

Oct 25, 2016 10:08:01 PM

EGA supplies molten metal to Kizad

ABU DHABI, 25th October, 2016 (WAM)--Emirates Global Aluminium’s (EGA) Al Taweelah smelter is starting deliveries of molten liquid metal to its customers at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) via a dedicated Hot Metal Road – the first in the UAE to link separate industrial sites.

Oct 25, 2016 8:10:01 PM

Minister of Energy launches Automation System

ABU DHABI, 25th October, 2016 (WAM) -- Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy, launched on Tuesday the automation system, which comes in line with the directives of the wise leadership to transform into smart government.

Oct 25, 2016 7:20:01 PM

2nd edition of NATRANS EXPO opens in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, 25th October, 2016 (WAM) -- Innovations in the transportation industry and its related services from more than 50 local and international companies in 13 countries, are on display at the second edition of the NATRANS Expo, which opened at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on Tuesday.

Oct 25, 2016 7:12:00 PM