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UAE, Kazakhstan sign deal to protect endangered bustard
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 : Abu Dhabi and Kazakhstan Sunday signed an agreement to cooperate for the preservation of the endangered Houbara bustard.
Gulf states seek unified power, water usage policy
Kuwait/Abu Dhabi, Jan 13 : Water and electricity officials from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries will meet in Kuwait Tuesday to discuss a linkage project, said an official source.
Golf star Martin Kaymer named Etihad brand ambassador
Abu Dhabi, Jan 12 : Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has expanded its guest ambassador programme with the addition of international golfer Martin Kaymer.
UAE island among top 40 holiday hotspots in 2014
Abu Dhabi, Jan 10 : Sir Bani Yas Island in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been selected among the world's top 40 holiday hotspots for 2014 by The Guardian, making it the only Gulf destination to be feature on the list.
UAE Red Crescent gives $2.5 mn in aid to Somalia
Abu Dhabi, Jan 8 : The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Red Crescent Authority has provided relief assistance worth AED 9 million (around $2.5 million) to those affected by the recent floods that hit the Somali town of Jowhar.
2013 a year of achievements for Etihad Airways
Abu Dhabi, Jan 7 : Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), last year achieved record-breaking success by carrying its highest ever passenger and cargo volumes.
Abu Dhabi carrying out CCTV audit in schools
Abu Dhabi, Jan 6 : The Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched a CCTV audit in all private schools in the emirate of Abu Dhabi in order to protect and safeguard students.
Sri Lanka's Mathews rises to 13th in ICC rankings
Dubai, Jan 6 : The latest ICC Test players' rankings have changed following the first Test between Pakistan and Sri Lanka at Abu Dhabi. The Test may have ended in a draw but there were a number of performers who were rewarded with jumps.
Expat welfare, strong diplomatic ties priorities for new Indian envoy ...
Abu Dhabi, Jan. 5 : The welfare of Indian expatriates and strengthening diplomatic relations with the UAE are two priorities for India's ambassador-designate to the UAE.
World oil demand to grow in 2014: OPEC
Abu Dhabi, Jan 5 : With global economic growth in 2014 projected to increase to 3.5 per cent from 2.9 per cent in 2013, world oil demand is forecast to rise by one million barrels per day, according to the latest monthly bulletin of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
UAE ministry organises mass wedding for employees
Abu Dhabi, Jan 4 : The United Arab Emirates (UAE) interior ministry has organised the its fifth mass wedding, this time of 47 employees from all over the country.
UAE warns citizens against travelling to Lebanon
Abu Dhabi, Jan 4 : The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has warned its citizens against travelling to Lebanon due to the events and the unstable security conditions being witnessed there.
UAE condemns terrorist bombings in Mogadishu
Abu Dhabi, Jan 3 : The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday condemned the terrorist bombings outside a hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu Wednesday, which resulted in many causalities.
Forum to highlight UAE's global investments
Abu Dhabi, Jan 1 : The ministry of economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will organise a forum Jan 14 to highlight the success of more than 130 UAE companies that have operations and investments abroad.
Malala expresses gratitude to UAE leader
Abu Dhabi, Jan 1 : Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani education activist attacked by the Taliban, has expressed her gratitude to Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi and deputy supreme commander of the UAE armed forces, for standing by her during her ordeal.
New Indian diplomats take charge in UAE
Dubai, Dec 31 : India's new ambassador and consul general have assumed their posts in the UAE, the Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi has announced.
Angelo Mathews fears Sri Lanka may be 'rusty' during Test series ...
Johannesburg, Dec 31 : Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews has admitted that his men is facing the challenge of overcoming 'rustiness' ahead of their first Test in nine months against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.
UAE condemns terrorist attack in Russia
Abu Dhabi, Dec 30 : The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Russia's Volgograd city, in which more than a dozen people were killed and scores were wounded.
Djokovic wins third straight World Tennis Championship title
Johannesburg, Dec 29 : Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has maintained his unbeaten record in Abu Dhabi with a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Spaniard David Ferrer on Saturday to win his third straight World Tennis Championship title.
Djokovic wins Abu Dhabi world title
Dubai, Dec 29 : Serbia's Novak Djokovic won his third consecutive title at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi, defeating Spain's David Ferrer 7-5, 6-2 in Saturday's final of that hard-court exhibition event.
UAE Red Crescent receives $40,000 in aid
Abu Dhabi, Dec 28 : The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Red Crescent Authority has received a $40,000 donation from Exxon (Al-Khalij) Inc to support its humanitarian programmes.
Camels vying for Beauty Crown in UAE contest
London, Dec. 28 : Abu Dhabi's Al Dhafra Camel Festival is home to a unique beauty contest, where the contestant is not your average long-legged-stunners but camels.
Murray beats Wawrinka in World Tennis Championship quarter-finals
Johannesburg, Dec 28 : Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has recorded his first victory since returning to action after a three-month injury lay-off by beating Swiss player Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3, 6-4 in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
Nadal goes down to Ferrer, Djokovic beats Tsonga in World Tennis ...
Johannesburg, Dec 28 : World number one Rafael Nadal saw a disappointing turn to his season with a 6-4, 6-4 loss to fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in the semi-finals of the Mudabala World Tennis Championship exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
Chandimal's half-ton boosts Sri Lanka's consolation win over Pak in ...
Karachi, Dec 28 : Sri Lanka has earned a consolation victory in the fifth and final one-day international against Pakistan by two wickets on Friday in Abu Dhabi, boosted by a half century from wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Chandimal.
Ferrer, Djukovic win semifinal in Abu Dhabi
Dubai, Dec 28 : David Ferrer won the semifinal against his fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal clear in two sets, while Serbia's Novak Djukovic was victorious over Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Friday, the second day of the Mubadala World Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Ferrer begins new season with easy win over Wawrinka
Madrid, Dec 27 : Spain's David Ferrer kicked off the new season with a convincing 7-5, 6-1 victory Thursday over Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship, a hard-court exhibition event in Abu Dhabi.
Murray targeting fourth Australian Open finals by 'preparing' in Abu ...
Melbourne, Dec 26 : Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is reportedly setting his sights on reaching a fourth career Australian Open final as he returns to court in Abu Dhabi in his first match since his back surgery on Boxing Day.
UAE navy takes delivery of third corvette
Abu Dhabi, Dec 24 : The United Arab Emirates Navy has taken delivery of the third Corvette (Al Dhafra) from Abu Dhabi Shipbuilding Company, the leading shipbuilder and naval support services provider in the Gulf region.
UAE gives $10 mn in aid to Malaysia
Abu Dhabi, Dec 23 : The UAE will give 36.6 million dirhams ($10 million) in humanitarian aid for thousands of people affected by floods in Malaysia, according to an order by President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.