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UAE, UNHCR signs agreement for humanitarian operations in Pakistan

WAM ABU DHABI, 6th July 2009 (WAM) — The Government of United Arab Emirates, represented by Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, and UNHCR has signed a partnership agreement to support humanitarian operations in Pakistan. The agreement will provide for…

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أخبار الساعة تثمن الدعم الإماراتي المتواصل لباكستان

أبوظبي في 6 يوليو/ وام / ثمنت نشرة ” أخبار الساعة ” الدعم الإماراتي المتواصل لباكستان سواء في مواجهتها خطر التطرف والإرهاب أو المشكلات الاقتصادية والإنسانية التي تعانيها مطالبة دول العالم بدعم إسلام آباد ومساندتها . وتحت عنوان / دعم…

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New Hotel Classification System in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi hotels face having their star rating downgraded as the UAE capital’s new hotel classification system comes into force, a senior official at the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) said in remarks published on Monday. In the coming weeks…

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flydubai agrees US$320m aircraft financing deal with GE Capital Aviation Services

Dubai, 1st July 2009 – flydubai, Dubai’s first low cost airline, has agreed a deal to finance four Boeing 737-800 aircraft (worth US$320m), with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). The sale and leaseback agreement covers the aircraft due to be…

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TDIC launches $1bn inaugural global bond issue

Abu Dhabi, 1st July 2009  Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC),  developer of major cultural, residential and tourism destinations in Abu Dhabi has  launched its $1bn bond representing its inaugural issuance under the $3bn Global Medium Term Note (GMTN) Programme….

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UAE to become IRENA’s Headquarter

UAE has become the first developing country to host the office of a major international organisation with Abu Dhabi being the home to the headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Irena headquarters will be located in Masdar…

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Sh: Mohammed bin Rashid established Falcon and Associates.

Dubai, Jun 30th, 2009  His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, has issed a law establishing Falcon and Associates. Falcon and Associates will work to bring knowledge, support and strategic thinking…

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Liwa Date Festival to Commemorate Sheikh Zayed the Great

ABU DHABI, June 28th, 2009: The Liwa Date Festival is to commemorate the centenary of Sheikh Zayed the Great, according to the festival’s organizing committee. “The aim of this commemoration is to make sure that people are aware of the…

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Princess Haya urges donations for Pakistan

DUBAI, June 28th, 2009: Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al-Hussein, United Nations Messengers of Peace, Chairperson of Dubai Humanitarian City and Wife of Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin…

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Emirati Sisters Develop latest Abayas

Abaya has always been an identification of Middle East. The Abaya design has remained pretty much unchanged for centuries, but a group of new designers in the United Arab Emirates are now giving the traditional Islamic dress a modern-day makeover….

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Dubai’s Children’s City organizes summer activities

DUABI, June 24th, 2009: The Children’s City in Duabi has lined up an array of activities for children and visitors to the emirate of Dubai during the summer holidays. The activities, which will be conducted between 28 June- 20 August,…

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شركة أبوظبي للمطارات توقع اتفاقية مع معهد جورجيا للتكنولوجيا الامريكية

أبوظبي في 20 يونيو / وام / وقعت شركة أبوظبي للمطارات ” أداك ” اتفاقية تعاون مشترك مع معهد جورجيا للتكنولوجيا الأمريكية إحد أهم الجامعات الرائدة على مستوى العالم بهدف تأسيس معهد متخصص لدعم الأبحاث العلمية وتدريس عدد من التخصصات…

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شركة أبوظبي للمطارات توقع اتفاقية مع معهد جورجيا للتكنولوجيا الامريكية

أبوظبي في 20 يونيو / وام / وقعت شركة أبوظبي للمطارات ” أداك ” اتفاقية تعاون مشترك مع معهد جورجيا للتكنولوجيا الأمريكية إحد أهم الجامعات الرائدة على مستوى العالم بهدف تأسيس معهد متخصص لدعم الأبحاث العلمية وتدريس عدد من التخصصات…

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Leighton, Abu Dhabi Abandon Venture on Market’s Slump

June 17 (Bloomberg) — Leighton Holdings Ltd., Australia’s largest construction company, and a developer of tourism-related buildings in Abu Dhabi abandoned a venture that was expected to generate revenue of at least $1.5 billion within five years. Leighton, a Sydney-based…

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Mohammed Bin Rashid meets Queen Elizabeth II .

WAM Berkshire, UK, Jun 18th, 2009 (WAM): Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum was received as a guest of honour by HRH Queen Elizabeth II of England and…