IPS Inter Press Service
   Inter Press Service News Agency
   
 - Homepage
 - Global Affairs
 - Africa
 - Asia-Pacific
     Afghanistan
     Nepal
     Tsunami
 - Caribbean
      Haiti
 - Europe
      EU Expansion
 - Latin America
 - Mideast &
   Mediterranean
      Iraq
      Israel/Palestine
 - North America
      Neo-Cons
      Bush at War
 
 - Development
      MDGs
      City Voices
      Microcredit
      Corruption
 - Civil Society
 - Globalisation
 - Environment
      Climate Change
      Tierramérica
 - Human Rights
 - Health
      HIV/AIDS
 - Indigenous Peoples
 - Labour
      Decent Work
 - Population
      Reproductive Rights
      Migration&Refugees
 - Arts & Entertainment
 - Columns
 - In Focus
 
 
   ENGLISH
   ESPAÑOL
   FRANÇAIS
   SVENSKA
   ITALIANO
   SWAHILI
   NEDERLANDS
   ARABIC
   SUOMI
   PORTUGUÊS
   JAPANESE

PALESTINE: Israeli Land Grab Bill a Dangerous Move, Warns UAE Paper
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
SHARJAH, Dec 9 (WAM) - It is astonishing that the international community has shown total impotence in solving the Palestinian issue despite repeated taunting and violations by rogue state Israel, a United Arab Emirates (UAE) paper regretted.
more...

 

UAE: Zayed Giving Initiative Adds 9 Mobile Medical Units to cater to Humanitarian Missions Globally
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
ABU DHABI, Dec 9 (WAM) - The Zayed Giving Initiative, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) leading philanthropic organisation based on the model of humanitarian volunteer work, is adding nine state-of-the-art mobile medical units to increase the capacity of its Emirates World Humanitarian Field Hospitals, CEO Dr. Adel Al Shamari said.
more...

 

UAE: Over 1,000 Professionals Gather in Dubai for Emergency Medicine Conference
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
DUBAI, Dec 9 (WAM) - More than 1,000 medical professionals engaged in pre-hospital, in-hospital or inter-hospital emergency medical care and disaster planning have come from around the globe to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to attend the third Emirates Society of the Emergency Medicine Scientific Conference 2016, ESEM 2016, opened yesterday by Humaid Mohammed Al Qatami, Chairman of the Board of the Dubai Health Authority.
more...

 

UAE: Pharmaceutical Industry Nearing Self-Sufficiency in Generic Drug Production
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
DUBAI, Dec 9 (WAM) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is close to being self-sufficient in producing generic drugs as 16 pharmaceutical facilities are manufacturing up to 1,000 such drugs. The country is also planning to increase the number of facilities to 30 by 2020, according to a senior official from the Ministry of Health and Prevention.
more...

 

UAE: Film Fest Begins in Dubai
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
ABU DHABI, Dec 8 (WAM) - The wait for film enthusiasts came to an end as the 13th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) got under way yesterday in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
more...

 

UAE: FGB and NBAD Shareholders Approve Merger to Create Country’s Largest Bank
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
ABU DHABI, Dec 8 (WAM) - Shareholders in First Gulf Bank PJSC (FGB) and National Bank of Abu Dhabi PJSC , NBAD, have approved a proposed merger of the two banks, which will create the largest financial institution in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with assets of approximately AED655 billion (US$178 billion).
more...

 

UAE: $200,000 Pledged to UNHCR's Budget for Next Year
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
GENEVA, Dec 8 (WAM) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has pledged US$200,000 to the UN refugee agency for 2017 operations, Obaid Salim Al Zaabi, the Permanent Representative of the UAE to the UN and other international organisations in Geneva, announced at the Geneva pledge conference.
more...

 

UAE: Arab Police Chiefs to Discuss Emirati Initiative for Launching Arab Women Police Conference
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
TUNIS, Dec 8 (WAM) - Arab police and security chiefs will discuss a United Arab Emirates (UAE) initiative to launch an annual conference for Arab women police officers during their 40th annual conference here, a UAE official said on Wednesday.
more...

 

GULF: GCC is Vital for Stability of Middle East, Says UAE Paper
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
ABU DHABI, Dec 7 (WAM) - A United Arab Emirates (UAE) newspaper has said that greater Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) unity will bring more stability to the Middle East in these troubled times. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, who is leading the country's delegation to the summit in Manama, has spoken of tolerance and the spirit of brotherhood to bind the group.
more...

 

UAE: Foreign Ministry Following Up Investigation into Death of Emirati Citizen in Ohio
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
ABU DHABI, Dec 7 (WAM) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, in co-ordination with the UAE Embassy in Washington, D.C., is following up the investigation into the painful incident that led to the death of an Emirati student in Ohio, Mohammed Mer Al Raisi, Under-Secretary at the Ministry, said in a statement on Tuesday.
more...

 

    |    Next >>
 
 Middle East News From IPS
 Mideast: ?Climate Change Will Make a Difficult Situation Much Worse?
 International Women?s Boat to Gaza
 Life Goes On, Barely, After 50 Years of Occupation
 Community Conversations in Ethiopia Prevents Exploitative Migration
 Migrant Workers in the Gulf Feel Pinch of Falling Oil Prices
MORE >>
 Ultimas Noticias de WAM
 Agencias Del Golfo - Cobertura especial de WAM
 CULTURA: Iniciativa para fomentar la lectura es un ?to en Emiratos
 EMIRATOS: Abu Dhabi organiza cumbre de presidentas de parlamentos
 YEMEN: Coalici?rabe controla costa sur de Shabwah
 CULTURA: Emiratos organiza conferencia para salvaguardar el patrimonio
MORE >>
 Swahili News From WAM
  IPS Swahili
  Uhusiano Dhaifu Kati ya Kuzuia VVU Barani Afrika na Matumizi ya Njia za Uzazi wa Mpango
  Jitihada za Mwanamke Kutafuta Njia Sahihi za Uzazi wa Mpango
  Nini Muhimu Zaidi, Vita juu ya UKIMWI au Vita tu?
  Kusaidia Wanawake Wajawazito Nchini Uganda Kuepuka Mimba Zisizotarajiwa
MORE >>