Thursday , May 25 2017


UAE citizens in Manchester are safe, confirms Embassy

The UAE Embassy in London has confirmed that UAE nationals in Manchester are safe. In a statement issued on Tuesday, UAE Ambassador to the United Kingdom Sulaiman Hamed Al Mazrouei said all Emirati citizens in Manchester are safe and secure. He added that a team from the embassy and its ...

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US stands by UK after Manchester terror attack

US President Trump has called the Manchester attack “wanton and depraved” in a statement, after speaking with British Prime Minister Theresa May. He’s vowed that the US will stand by the UK, and offered aid as the investigation continues. Giles Gibson reports from Washington

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May warns another terror attack could be ‘imminent’

British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned that another terror attack could be “imminent” following Monday night’s Manchester bombing that left 22 people dead and over 50 injured. The country’s emergency committee COBRA has raised the terror threat level to “severe”, with military personnel deployed at key sites across the ...

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India bus accident kills 21 pilgrims

At least 21 pilgrims were killed when their bus plunged into a valley in India’s Uttarakhand’s state. The accident occurred in Uttarkashi town on Tuesday night as they were returning to Rishikesh from Gangotri. Authorities say the vehicle fell into a 100-foot deep gorge after the driver lost control. The ...

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President pardons hundreds of prisoners for Ramadan

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered the release of 977 prisoners ahead of the holy month of Ramadan. According to national news agency WAM, Sheikh Khalifa will also settle the financial liabilities of the pardoned inmates. The humanitarian gesture is aimed at giving prisoners the ...

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UAE landmarks light up in colours of British flag

Several UAE landmarks were lit up in the colours of the British flag on Tuesday night to mark the Emirates’ solidarity with the UK following the Manchester terror attack. In Dubai, the Burj Khalifa was illuminated in colours red, white and blue, while in Abu Dhabi, the British flag was ...

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