Emirates Red Crescent opens medical facilities in Yemen

SHABWA, YEMEN, 22nd January 2017 (WAM) - A delegation from the Emirates Red Crescent Authority (ERC) has opened a medical centre in the area of Bi’r Ali, which is part of Radoum District in the governorate of Shabwa in Yemen, following the completion of maintenance and construction of an Emergency Unit, which is fully supplied with medical equipment financed by the Authority.

Jan 22, 2017 10:08:00 PM

UAE, India ties growing amid strategic partnership

ABU DHABI, 22nd January 2017 (WAM) - Relations between the UAE and India have witnessed significant growth, thanks to the solid foundation, laid by the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and sustained by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Jan 22, 2017 10:00:03 PM

OIC condemns blast in a camp for Syrian displaced people, located in southern Syria

JEDDAH, 22nd January, 2017 (WAM) -- The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen has strongly condemned the blast targeting Al-Rokban camp for Syrian displaced people, located near the Jordanian border in southern Syria. Scores of people were killed and injured.

Jan 22, 2017 10:00:01 PM

Sharjah Chamber honors Economic Excellence winners

SHARJAH, 22nd January, 2017 (WAM) -- Guided by the innovative vision of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and the Sharjah Economic Excellence Network (ShjSEEN) honoured the winners of the highly-coveted Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Awards 2016.

Jan 22, 2017 10:08:02 PM

Dubai Real Estate Institute launches Global Real Estate Research and Innovation Awards

DUBAI, 22nd January, 2017 (WAM) -- Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI) has officially announced the launch of its Global Real Estate Research and Innovation Awards, as part of its ambitious Real Estate Research and Innovation Strategy 2021. The initiative demonstrates the institute’s commitment to encouraging research and innovation in the real estate sector, and was announced in the presence of leaders and innovators from the GCC’s real estate community.

Jan 22, 2017 10:06:00 PM

Emirates Real Estate Fund procures AED 700 million Shari’ah compliant finance facility

DUBAI, 22nd January, 2017 (WAM) -- Emirates Real Estate Fund (EREF) has procured a AED700 million ($190.6 million) Shari’ah compliant finance facility with Emirates NBD, on attractive commercial terms.

Jan 22, 2017 8:54:01 PM

Dubai SME signs MoU with Al Futtaim Retail to boost local SME competitiveness

DUBAI, 22nd January, 2017 (WAM) -- Dubai SME, the agency of the Department of Economic Development (DED) in Dubai mandated to develop the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Majid Al Futtaim Retail to support members of Dubai SME through the display of their products at Carrefour hypermarkets and supermarkets.

Jan 22, 2017 8:00:04 PM

Bahrain, US sign agreement to implement FATCA

MANAMA, 22nd January, 2017 (WAM)--An agreement was signed between the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Government of the United States of America to improve international tax compliance and implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), Bahrain News Agency has reported.

Jan 22, 2017 7:52:00 PM