Bahraini Crown Prince meets UK Secretary of State for International Trade

MANAMA, 19th September, 2016 (WAM) — Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister of Bahrain has met with Dr. Liam Fox, UK Secretary of State for International Trade.

Saudi air defence intercepts ballistic missile launched by Houthi militias

RIYADH, 19th September, 2016 (WAM) — The command of the coalition forces to support the legitimacy in Yemen announced on Monday that the Royal Saudi Air Defence Forces intercepted this evening a ballistic missile launched by the Houthi militias
towards the city of Khamis Mushayt and destroyed it without any damage.

Yemen’s foreign reserves are running out: warns central bank governor

RIYADH, 19th September, 2016 (WAM) — Yemen's foreign reserves are about to run out because of large illegal withdrawals
by the rebel Houthi militias from the state coffers, the Central Bank of Yemen (CBY) has warned.

Syria needs over 20 years to reach 2010 pre-conflict GDP level: IMF study

WASHINGTON, 16th September, 2016 (WAM) – The conflict has left deep marks on the Syrian economy and even with a relatively high annual growth rate of 4.5 percent, it is estimated that it would take Syria more than 20 years just to rebound to its 2010 pre-conflict GDP level, according to a paper released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday.

Sharjah Charity implements Eid Al Adha meat distribution programme in Kassala

KHARTOUM, 13th September, 2016 (WAM) — The Sharjah Charity International has supervised the Eid Al Adha meat distribution programme being implemented by Emirati charitable organisations in Kassala state in Sudan.

ERC distributes Eid Al Adha meat to over 2,000 families in Khartoum and Darfur

KHARTOUM, 13th September, 2016 (WAM) – The UAE Embassy has implemented the Eid Al Adha meat distribution programme in Sudan, in co-operation with the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC.

Sharjah Charity implements Eid Al Adha meat distribution programme in Kassala

KHARTOUM, 13th September, 2016 (WAM) — The Sharjah Charity International has supervised the Eid Al Adha meat distribution programme being implemented by Emirati charitable organisations in Kassala state in Sudan.

ERC distributes Eid Al Adha meat to over 2,000 families in Khartoum and Darfur

KHARTOUM, 13th September, 2016 (WAM) – The UAE Embassy has implemented the Eid Al Adha meat distribution programme in Sudan, in co-operation with the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC.

Maitha Al Shamsi highlights UAE women’s achievements

CAIRO, 5th September, 2016 (WAM) – Dr. Maitha bint Salem Al Shamsi, Minister of State, today outlined the role of the UAE leadership, and of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood (SCMC), in the empowerment of Emirati women.

UAE ambassador opens Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Hospital in Shebaa, Lebanon

BEIRUT, 2nd September 2016 (WAM) – UAE Ambassador to Beirut Hamad Saeed Sultan Al Shamsi has officially opened the Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Hospital in the Lebanese city of Shebaa.