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H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, GWU, Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation, FDF, and Head of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, donated AED500,000 for a charity bazaar organised Friday by wives of foreign diplomats in the UAE to raise funds to help Syrian refugee children in the Syrian-Jordanian border areas.
03 may 2015
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed "deep repentance" over his countrys role in World War Two, during a landmark speech to the US Congress. The first Japanese premier to address such a gathering, his English was slow and deliberate.
29 april 2015

The Emirates News Agency, WAM, today issued a special report on the empowering of the UAE's women to coincide with the opening of the Arab-Chinese Women's Forum in Abu Dhabi tomorrow.
21 june 2021
Although the prices of essential commodities in the UAE have gone down due to a drop in oil prices worldwide, there has been a definite spike in the consumer price index (CPI) due to the escalation in housing and utilities, Dubai-based economist Cedwyn Fernandes points out.
21 june 2021
The former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has been found guilty of fraud and breach of trust by a court in Jerusalem.
21 june 2021
Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister of Development and International Cooperation (Micad) has expressed gratitude towards the great achievements UAE women have reached in various fields all through the support of the wise leadership.
03 may 2015
The Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital has become a major tourist attraction where around 9,000 birds, worth up to $1 million, get treated every year.
21 june 2021
In a major announcement, the UAE government has revealed plans to reward innovations in artificial intelligence and robotics. Announcing a prize of $1 million for the best innovators, the government is inviting individuals, companies and students to participate in the award.
02 december 2015
About 40 people have been killed in clashes between football fans and security forces outside a stadium in Cairo. Most of the dead were crushed when supporters stampeded after police used teargas to break up a crowd.
02 october 2015
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has appointed the first Emirati female airport manager in Japan. Based in Nagoya, Fatima Al Kharousi will be responsible for overseeing the airlines operations at Chubu Centrair International Airport and the smooth operation of its daily service between Abu Dhabi and Nagoya.
02 february 2015