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YEMEN: Talks Are the Path to Peace, Says UAE Paper
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
ABU DHABI, Jun 28 (WAM) - There can be no resolution to any dispute until people of goodwill sit together, talk through their differences and resolve them, said a United Arab Emirates (UAE) daily.
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GULF: Bahrain Strips Five of Citizenship on Terrorism Grounds
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MANAMA, Jun 28 (WAM) - A court has stripped five people linked to radical groups of their citizenship and ordered them jailed after convicting them on terrorism charges, Bahrain's state news agency has said. It reported Monday that two unnamed defendants were sentenced to three and 10 years over terrorist activities. Three others were sentenced to 15 years for their involvement in another group known as the Mukhtar Brigades. (WAM)
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UAE: Infrastructure Works for Expo 2020 Dubai Site to Begin this Summer
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DUBAI, Jun 28 (WAM) - United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State for International Cooperation and Director General of Expo 2020 Dubai Bureau Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy yesterday confirmed that infrastructure works on the Expo site are set to begin shortly.
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UAE: Federal Supreme Court Issues Ruling on Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Case
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
ABU DHABI, Jun 28 (WAM) - The State Security Department of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Supreme Court on Monday sentenced two Arab nationals to three years and six months in prison for running an international group affiliated with the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood in the UAE, without a license from the government, and for cooperating with the secret organisation before it was dissolved.
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UAE: KF Launches Campaign to Distribute Food Parcels to Families in Gaza Strip
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GAZA, Jun 21 (WAM) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation (KF) yesterday launched a campaign to distribute food parcels to the underprivileged in governorates in Gaza Strip.
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GULF: GCC Representatives to Slam UN Advisor's Statements against Bahrain
Att.Editors: The following item is from the Emirates News Agency (WAM)
NEW YORK, Jun 27 (WAM) - Permanent Representatives of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to the United Nations have expressed their rejection of the statements made by a UN Advisor, describing them as "an interference in Bahrain’s internal affairs and a breach of his mandate as advisor".
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UAE: Space Agency and Lockheed Martin Partner to Train Next Generation of Emirati National Space Talent
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ABU DHABI, Jun 27 (WAM) - The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Space Agency has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Global technology leader Lockheed Martin to launch a comprehensive dual-track space training programme for students and early career professionals in space fundamentals.
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UAE: Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, Nawah Energy Company Relocate Headquarters to Masdar City
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ABU DHABI, Jun 27 (WAM) - The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and its operating subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company (Nawah), commemorated the move to new headquarters in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Abu Dhabi-based Masdar City with an inaugural ceremony attended by the top management and employees from across both companies.
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UAE: Financial Institutions Unaffected by Uncertainty about UK, EU Relations
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ABU DHABI, Jun 25 (WAM) - The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) stated that due to limited interconnectedness between the UAE and the UK financial systems, there are only few channels through which uncertainty about future UK and EU relations could affect the UAE financial institutions.
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JORDAN: King Abdullah, UN Secretary General Discuss Mideast
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AMMAN, Jun 25 (WAM) - King Abdullah II of Jordan and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday discussed the latest developments in the Middle East and efforts to fight terrorism and terrorist organisations.
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