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A group of students in Dubai have celebrated International Day of Peace by taking part in a global musical initiative. The pupils of Jumeirah Primary School have represented the emirate in One Day One Choir. It’s a worldwide event that sees people from over 50 countries singing together for the occasion. The United Nations General […]

A survey about UAE residents’ attitude about data protection has produced worrying results. Out of about 500 people polled by Kaspersky Lab, 54 per cent admit to leaving their devices unprotected. Three out of four say they’re not concerned about the risks they may face in the digital sphere. Mohammad Amin Hasbini is a senior […]

The UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash has held bilateral talks with counterparts from Armenia, Philippines and Bolivia on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. The discussions involved ways to develop relations in various economic, trade and investment fields, as well as politics. They also […]

Sharjah Police, in collaboration with Dubai Police, have arrested five men for scamming people through phone calls. The suspects, who were staying in the country illegally, used several mobile phones and SIM cards to call random numbers and posed as representatives of telecommunication companies. The gang that operates from an apartment in Al Barsha in […]

The Emirates Red Crescent continues to supply relief aid to underprivileged families in various districts in Shabwa Governorate in Yemen. The charity has distributed food baskets to residents of Dahr district on Tuesday. Meanwhile, hundreds of tons of food supplies from the Emirates have also arrived in Mukalla to be given to needy citizens.

The UAE has taken part in a ministerial discussion on Syria, held as part of the UN General Assembly in New York. Talks focused on the latest military, political and humanitarian developments in the war-torn country. The outcome of UN peace efforts and negotiations between the different sides in Geneva was also reviewed. Ministers pledged […]


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