Yemeni Army continues push into militias' strongholds

MOCHA, 2nd January 2017 (WAM) - Yemeni Army units and the popular resistance, with the support of the Arab Coalition air forces, continued to advance in the area of Abu Reziq, which stands between Al Kadha and Wahja areas and is five-kilometre from Al Mocha city, which is one of the key areas for the smuggling of weapons and goods to rebel militias.

Jan 22, 2017 10:20:01 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

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

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

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

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City nurses win three awards in USA

Ohio, 22nd January, 2017 (WAM) -- Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), the flagship hospital in Abu Dhabi Health Services Company's healthcare system, has won three awards at the Cleveland Clinic Nursing Excellence Award ceremony held in the American city of Ohio.

Jan 22, 2017 9:42:00 PM

DEWA organises CSR Creativity Lab

DUBAI, 22nd January, 2017 (WAM) -- Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has organised the DEWA CSR Creativity Lab for its staff and its partners from the public and private sectors.

Jan 22, 2017 9:28:03 PM

OIC condemns blast in Pakistani city of Parachinar

JEDDAH, 22nd January, 2017 (WAM) -- The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) strongly condemned the blast in Parachinar, northwest Pakistan, on 21 January 2017, which claimed numerous lives and injured many more.

Jan 22, 2017 9:16:04 PM

Dubai Executive Council, Dubai Chamber host workshop on implementing Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030

DUBAI, 22nd January, 2017 (WAM) -- The General Secretariat of the Executive Council of Dubai and the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised a joint workshop on implementing the Dubai Industrial Strategy 2030.

Jan 22, 2017 9:04:01 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

Houthi militias prevents government employees from being paid, says minister

ADEN, 22nd January 2017 (WAM) - Abdul Aziz Jabary, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Civil Services of Yemen, said the Houthi and Saleh militias have prevented government employees from receiving their salaries at local banks and currency exchanges in those governorates which are still under their control.

Jan 22, 2017 8:42:03 PM

Mansour bin Mohammed opens Intersec 2017

DUBAI, 22nd January, 2017 (WAM) -- Intersec 2017, the world’s largest trade fair for security, safety, and fire protection, got underway at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre today featuring 1,304 exhibitors from 58 countries.

Jan 22, 2017 8:42:01 PM

Masdar, Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company partner to improve strategic tunnel enhancement programme

ABU DHABI, 22nd January, 2017 (WAM) -- The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, and the Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC), have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will enable the sharing of knowledge and advanced research to ensure the sustainable and safe construction of underground tunnels in Abu Dhabi.

Jan 22, 2017 8:10:02 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