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UAE: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development Drives 18 Sustainable Development Projects in Afghanistan
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
ABU DHABI, Aug 19 (WAM) - Spanning crucial sectors, such as agriculture, housing, energy, transport, industry and health as well as social services, to date, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has allocated AED1.2 billion (USD327 million) in Abu Dhabi government grants and concessionary loans to 18 development projects in Afghanistan.
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YEMEN: UN Accuses Houthi Insurgents of Derailing Relief Work
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
ADEN, Aug 19 (WAM) - UN Humanitarian Affairs Coordinator Jaime McGoldrick has accused Houthi coup leaders and troops loyal to deposed president Ali Saleh of derailing relief work in Yemen in the areas they are still controlling, reported the Saudi Press Agency, SPA.
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UAE: High Cost of Education in Needs Course Correction, Says Local Paper
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ABU DHABI, Aug 19 (WAM) - In its editorial on Saturday, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) daily ‘Gulf News’ said that the old belief about a good education being the real wealth that every parent bequeaths upon his or her children has of late acquired a new sub-text, that this wealth comes at a very high cost for parents.
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YEMEN: ERC Delivers Food Assistance to "Internally Displaced Persons"
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
ADEN, Aug 19 (WAM) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) humanitarian aid authority Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has sent an aid convoy to relieve internally displaced persons (IDP) in Dhale Governorate in Yemen, as part of the UAE's humanitarian programme to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people, caused by the Houthi-led coup.
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UAE: Ties with Yemen Transcend National, Geographical Boundaries, Says Local Paper
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ABU DHABI, Aug 18 (WAM) - A United Arab Emirates (UAE) newspaper has said that there are ties that exist between the UAE and Yemen that transcend national boundaries or geographical distances, relationships that endure over time and historical circumstances, and bonds that endure and strengthen through humanitarian challenges.
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UAE: Foreign Ministry Condemns Terror Truck Crash in Barcelona
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ABU DHABI, Aug 18 (WAM) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has condemned the truck crash by terrorists in the Rambla tourist district of Barcelona on Thursday.
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UAE: Ninety Yemenis Injured in War Treated in Indian Hospitals at Emirati Expense
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ABU DHABI, Aug 18 (WAM) - Ninety Yemenis who were injured in the war launched by the Houthi militias against the Yemeni people left the interim capital Aden for India on Thursday to receive medical care at the expense of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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UAE: Volunteers Ease Suffering of Children, Elderly People in Africa
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ABU DHABI, Aug 18 (WAM) - Hundreds of United Arab Emirates (UAE) youth volunteers participating in the "UAE Ambassadors for Community Volunteering," organised by the Zayed Giving Initiative, have taken part in many voluntary activities related to education, health, the community and culture in Africa.
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UAE: Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition Slated for September
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ABU DHABI, Aug 17 (WAM) - The 15th edition of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition, Abu Dhabi 2017, ADIHEX, will run from September 12 to 16 this year at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, ADNEC.
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GULF: Custodian of Two Holy Mosques Approves Entry of Qatari Pilgrims to Saudi Arabia through Salwa Border
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JEDDAH, Aug 17 (WAM) - The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has approved a submission of Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, on the entry of Qatari pilgrims to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through Salwa border crossing to perform Hajj and to allow all Qatari nationals who wish to enter for Hajj without electronic permits, according to Saudi Press Agency, SPA.
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