Mohamed bin Zayed receives INTERPOL Secretary General

ABU DHABI, 31st October 2016 (WAM) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received Jurgen Stock, Secretary General of INTERPOL, in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

President issues National Law of Reading

ABU DHABI, 31th October, 2016 (WAM) — In an unprecedented, civilised and legislative gesture for the region, President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan issued the first-ever National Law of Reading, that sets legislative frameworks, executive programmes and specific government responsibilities to establish the value of reading in the UAE.

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Emirati doctors provide medical services to Syrian refugees in Greece

ATHENS, 31st October 2016 (WAM) — A programme to provide medical care to the Syrian refugees in Greece has been launched under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority, ERC.

Federal Supreme Court sentences defendants in Hezbollah case

ABU DHABI, 31st October 2016 (WAM) — The State Security Division of the Federal Supreme Court today issued sentences in a case involving seven people, accused of involvement with the Hezbollah terrorist group.

More than 5500 Afghan security personnel killed in first 8 months of 2016: SIGAR report

KABUL, 31st October, 2016 (WAM) — The US Forces-Afghanistan, USFOR-A, has announced that 5,523 Afghan National Defence and Security Forces, ANDSF, service members were killed and an additional 9,665 members were wounded, between1st of January, 2016, and 19th August, 2016.

Qatar and Belarus to boost bilateral cooperation

DOHA, 31st October, 2016 (WAM) — Qatar and Belarus have signed several agreements and Memoranda of Understanding to boost bilateral cooperation in various spheres.

GCC commends election of Saudi Arabia to UN Human Rights Council

RIYADH, 31st October, 2016 (WAM) — The Secretariat-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council has praised the election of Saudi Arabia as a member of the Human Rights Council by the United Nation General Assembly, UNGA, for the fourth time.

Mauritania condemns Houthi missile targeting Makkah

NOUAKCHOTT, 31st October, 2016 (WAM) — Mauritania has expressed its condemnation and denunciation of the cowardly terrorist act of targeting the Makkah region with a ballistic missile launched by Houthi militias.

Qatari Prime Minister meets Algerian Interior Minister

DOHA, 31st October, 2016 (WAM) — Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatari Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, met on Monday with Noureddine Badawi, Algeria's Interior and Local Communities Minister, and his accompanying delegation.