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.

Houthis’ attempted missile attack on Makkah is an atrocious criminal act: Arab Parliament

CAIRO, 28th October, 2016 (WAM)– The rebel Yemeni Houthi-Saleh group's attempt to target Makkah city, home to the most sacred sites in Islam, including the Grand Mosque, with a ballistic missile fired from Yemen's northwestern Saada province on Thursday night, is, by all means, an atrocious criminal act, the Arab Parliament, a body of the Arab League, said on Friday.

UAE participates in Arab water under occupation conference in Cairo

CAIRO, 27th October, 2016 (WAM) — The UAE is participating in the 'Arab Water Under Occupation' conference, being held under the patronage of Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, at the organisation's secretariat-general in Cairo, Egypt.

GCC condemns Houthis’ attempted missile attack on Makkah

RIYADH, 28th October, 2016 (WAM) — The Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) has strongly condemned the Yemeni Houthi-Saleh group's attempt to target Makkah city, home to the most sacred sites in Islam, including the Grand Mosque, with a ballistic missile on Thursday.

Mansour bin Zayed visits National Museum in Oman

MUSCAT, 27th October, 2016 (WAM) — H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, today visited the National Museum of Oman in Muscat, as part of his visit to Sultanate to participate in the 18th meeting of the UAE-Oman Higher Joint Committee.

UAE-Oman joint committee discusses issues concerning citizens, expats

MUSCAT, 27th October, 2016 (WAM) — The 18th meeting of the UAE-Oman Higher Joint Committee which concluded today in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, discussed issues that directly affect citizens and expatriates in both countries including movement of people and goods on the borders.

UAE’s Acting Charge d’Affaires attends opening of 7th Arab Heads of Supreme Courts conference in Muscat

MUSCAT, 25th October, 2016 (WAM) — Acting Charge d'Affaires at the UAE Embassy in Oman, Khaled Al Tunaijai, attended the opening of the 7th Conference of Heads of Supreme Courts in the Arab countries, which began yesterday in Muscat.

King Abdullah and Princess Haya inaugurate new Jordan hospital and praise UAE efforts

AMMAN, 20th October 2016 (WAM) – His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan expressed his admiration of the United Arab Emirates under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan in the light of the strong historical relations between the two countries.

UN, GCC underline commitment to Yemen truce

RIYADH, 20th October, 2016 (WAM) — The United Nations (UN) and the Co-operation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) on Thursday urged all parties in Yemen to comply with a UN-brokered three-day ceasefire which began on Wednesday.

Government committed to ceasfire despite violations: Yemeni President

RIYADH, 20th October, 2016 (WAM)– The Yemeni government is committed to the 72-hour UN-brokered ceasefire, that began just before midnight on Wednesday in Yemen, despite violations by the rebel Houthi militia in Taiz and other cities, Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi said on Thursday,

“Over the past period and during the peace process, the concessions made by the legitimate government for the sake of peace were taken for granted by the perpetrators of the coup,” Hadi was quoted by the official Yemeni news agency as saying during a meeting with the United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed in the Saudi capital.