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New Yemen peace plan set
Jeddah: US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday announced a fresh international peace initiative for Yemen aimed at forming a unity government to resolve its 17-month-old conflict. Kerry met Saudi King Salman ahead of wider talks focusing on the conflicts in Yemen, Syria and Libya with other Gulf Arab officials. Kerry wrote on Twitter that he and the King discussed the “need to reach a political solution (and) address
Leaders offer condolences as Italy quake toll mounts
ABU DHABI: President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a cable of condolences to President Sergio Mattarella of the Italian Republic, expressing his sincere condolences and sympathies to victims of Wednesday’s earthquake, which hit the Lazio region and resulted in dozens of deaths and injuries. He also expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and the friendly people of Italy and wished the
UAE to treat 1,500 war-injured
ABU DHABI: Some 1,500 people who sustained injuries in the war in Yemen will receive medical care in hospitals in the UAE, Sudan and India, the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) announced on Thursday. The ERC said that the humanitarian medical gesture is in implementation of directives given by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and is followed by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of
Arab League hails UAE women’s achievements
CAIRO: The Emirati women have made their presence felt in different walks of life thanks to the relentless efforts made by 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, in areas of development and empowerment, an Arab League official said. “The UAE has and still been
Abu Sayyaf beheads 18-year-old hostage
MANILA: Members of the Al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf terror group carried out yet another beheading, this time an 18-year-old hostage they kidnapped more than a week ago on the island province of Sulu in restive Mindanao, the military confirmed on Thursday. Major Filemon Tan, the spokesman of the military’s Western Mindanao Command, reported that the severed head of James Patrick Almadavar contained in a plastic bag was recovered

Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam, who passed away in Sharjah on Thursday at 66, was a national symbol who played a key role in the formation of the United Arab Emirates. He was Minister for Education and Justice Minister in the Cabinet of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Dr Abdullah as Chairman of Dar Al Khaleej revolutionised the dynamics of the media in the UAE.
20 killed, 17 hurt in Nepal bus accident
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1 dead, at least 2 injured in Belgium in accidental blast
CHIMAY: One person was killed and at least two injured in Belgium in a..
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Arab League commends UAE women's achievements
CAIRO: The Emirati women have made their presence felt in different wa..
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ERC earns Guinness World Record for 3rd time
DUBAI: The Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) has for the third time in a row..
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UAE to treat 1,500 people injured in Yemen war
ABU DHABI: Some 1,500 people who sustained injuries in the war in Yeme..
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Nine killed as militants storm American University in Kabul
KABUL: Explosions and gunfire rocked the American University of Afghan..
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Italy quake toll hits 250 as rescuers hunt for survivors
ROME: The death toll from a powerful earthquake that shook central Ita..
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Odisha orders probe after man walks 10 km with wife's body
BHUBANESWAR (India): The Kalahandi district administration of Odisha o..
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Life's a beach: Burkini ban demo held in London
LONDON: Brandishing beach balls, towels and inflatables, around 50 peo..
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Putin calls ban on Russian Paralympic team ‘inhumane’
MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin attacked the ban on his count..
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