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The UAE has reiterated its support for culture, and the role it can play in combatting terrorism. It came during a meeting with a delegation of the Arab Writers Union, hosted by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development. Sheikh Nahyan stressed that the Emirates has always encouraged openness to […]

Hundreds of tons of food supplies from the Emirates have arrived in Mukalla, Yemen. The assistance is part of the UAE’s relief efforts to ease the suffering of underprivileged families in the country, through the Emirates Red Crescent. The residents of Hadramaut governorate have extended their gratitude for the latest assistance from the UAE.

Abu Dhabi Police have seized 27 kg of counterfeit gold jewellery in the capital. The jewellery – inscribed with the fake international trademarks – was confiscated from 26 shops. It’s reported that 11 of the stores were owned by one person. The shop owners have been referred to the Public Prosecution.

Thursday, September 21 has been declared as a public holiday in the UAE to mark the Islamic New Year. It’s applicable to government employees as well as those in the private sector. The announcement was made by the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) and the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation. Officials had […]

Students as young as 11 years old will be learning about basic financial concepts and tools in all UAE schools starting this academic year. Tareq Al Otaiba from the Office of Strategic Affairs at Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court told ARN News that financial literacy will be included within the new moral education curriculum that […]

A space cargo ship carrying the science experiment sample of Emirati student Alia Al Mansoori has safely returned to earth. Fifteen-year-old Al Mansoori made headlines last month when her experiment, which won the Genes in Space UAE competition, was launched into space. The package was received at the International Space Station where astronauts conducted experiments […]


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