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YEMEN: Emirati Aid Ship Carrying Buses to Support Schools and Sports Club Arrives
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
Al MUKALLA, Jun 27 (WAM) - A United Arab Emirates (UAE) cargo ship carrying 15 buses to support schools and sporting clubs in the Hadramaut, Shabwa and Ma'rib governorates arrived at Al Mukalla port on Tuesday.
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UAE: UNESCO Announces Sharjah as World Book Capital 2019
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SHARJAH, Jun 27 (WAM) - Signalling a ground-breaking achievement for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Arab world, Sharjah has been crowned with the prestigious ‘World Book Capital’ title for 2019 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). The honour is a recognition of the emirate’s pioneering role in supporting and expanding the local and regional publishing industries, promoting reading to become an intrinsic cultural practice, as well as embracing intercultural, knowledge-based dialogue.
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GULF: International Federation for Camel Racing Established
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RIYADH, Jun 27 (WAM) - The founding committee of a newly-established international federation for camel racing has invited international camel racing federations and specialised committees to join the new body, which held its founding meeting last month in Kuwait, the Saudi Press Agency, SPA, has reported.
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GULF: Arab Federation for Human Rights Backs ITUC's Statement on Labour Violations in Qatar
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GENEVA, Jun 27 (WAM) - The Arab Federation for Human Rights on Monday issued a statement over the request made by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) urging the Qatar government to take into account the tragic situation of expatriate workers, especially Asians, who are subjected to serious human rights violations in the country.
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YEMEN: ERC Team Visits Patients at Al Mukalla Maternity and Child Hospital
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Al MUKALLA, Jun 26 (WAM) - A United Arab Emirates (UAE) humanitarian aid authority Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) team visited on Sunday patients at the Maternity and Child Hospital (MCH) in Al Mukalla to check on their health condition and present them with gifts on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.
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UAE: Youth Record 5,000 Hours of Volunteering during Ramadan
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ABU DHABI, Jun 26 (WAM) - Youths in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) performed 5,000 hours of volunteer work, locally and internationally, during the holy month of Ramadan, operating under the theme "Our Solidarity is Our Responsibility” in its 14th edition.
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UAE: Dubai Charity Association Distributes 350 Food Baskets in Gambia
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DUBAI, Jun 24 (WAM) - As part of the Ramadan iftar project, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Dubai Charity Association has distributed 350 food baskets to underprivileged families in the West African country of Gambia.
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UAE: Assistance to Yemenis Exemplary, Says Local Paper
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ABU DHABI, Jun 24 (WAM) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) generously backs legitimacy and humanitarian operations in Yemen and has been extending continuous support to reduce the suffering of Yemenis and strengthen their resilience in the face of the difficult circumstances due to the ongoing crisis in that country.
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SAUDI ARABIA: UAE Condemns Terrorist Crime that Targeted Grand Mosque in Makkah
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ABU DHABI, Jun 24 (WAM) - Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has condemned in the strongest terms the heinous terrorist crime that has targeted the al-Masjid al-Haram (Grand Mosque) in the holy city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
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GULF: Saudi Arabia Gives $66.7 Million in Aid for Cholera Outbreak in Yemen
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RIYADH, Jun 24 (WAM) - The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced a donation of $66.7 million to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and their partners to respond to the outbreak of cholera in Yemen.
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