World Bank to commits US$ 500 million for Upper Egypt development

CAIRO, 30th September, 2016 (WAM) — A new $500 million World Bank loan will help create jobs in Upper Egypt by enhancing the business climate and improving infrastructure and the delivery of services.

WHO wants sick, wounded evacuated immediately from conflict zones

GENEVA, 30th September, 2016 (WAM) – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has demanded that belligerents in Syria allow the sick and wounded in conflict zones, including eastern Aleppo, to be evacuated immediately.

Human Rights Council condemns Syrian regime’s indiscriminate targeting of civilians

GENEVA, 30th September, 2016 (WAM) – Adopting a resolution on the human rights situation in the Syrian Arab Republic,
the Human Rights Council strongly condemned the grave deterioration of the human rights situation and the indiscriminate
or deliberate targeting of civilians as such, in violation of international humanitarian law, and acts of violence that foment
sectarian tensions.

Al-Tayeb calls for launching international humanitarian project to spread peace

GENEVA, 30th September, 2016 (WAM) – Grand Imam Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb of Al-Azhar Al-Sharif and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders has called for the launching of an integrated global humanitarian project to spread peace across the world and emphasise on citizenship and values of co-existence.

UAE-UK Business Council celebrates fifth anniversary with new opportunities

LONDON, 30th September, 2016 (WAM) – The UAE-UK Business Council continues to play an important role in creating and supporting the conditions for the growth of bilateral trade and investment, said British Ambassador to the UAE Philip Parham, on the fifth anniversary of the business council.

Mohamed bin Zayed tours Sheikh Nasser bin Zayed Mosque in Al Ain

AL AIN, 30th September, 2016 (WAM) — His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today toured the Sheikh Nasser bin Zayed Al Nahyan Mosque at Al Qattara Area, in
Al Ain.

Russia’s Deputy FM receives UAE envoy

MOSCOW, 30th September, 2016 (WAM) – Mikhail Bogdanov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Russian President's Special Envoy for the Middle East and North Africa, and the UAE Ambassador to Russia, Omer Saif Ghobash, discussed issues concerning bilateral relations as well as the regular political dialogue between Moscow and Abu Dhabi.

UAE re-elected for three-year term on IAEA’s Board of Governors

VIENNA, 30th September, 2016 (WAM) – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been re-elected to the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from 2016 to 2018 during the General Conference of the agency.

Mohamed bin Zayed visits Juma Saeed Al Omaimi

AL AIN, 30th September, 2016 (WAM) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today visited Juma Saeed Al Omaimi, at Al Masoudi Area, Al Ain.

Specialists urge public to be aware of signs of sepsis

ABU DHABI, 30th September, 2016 (WAM) – As part of World Sepsis Day, doctors at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) have asked people to be aware of the signs of sepsis, and warned that someone dies from it every few seconds throughout the world.