Abu Dhabi int'l oil company, Germany's Wintershall join forces for chemicals

November 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Abu Dhabi int'l oil company, Germany's Wintershall join forces for chemicals 

ABU DHABI, Nov. 10 — State-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Germany's biggest crude oil and gas producer Wintershall agreed on Tuesday on their future cooperation in research and development.

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2 MERS patients recover in UAE

June 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2 MERS patients recover in UAE 

ABU DHABI, June 1 — Two people who were infected with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS CoV) in Abu Dhabi have now tested negative for the virus and were discharged from hospital, state news agency WAM reported on Sunday.

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UAE in drive to lure more Latin American tourists

April 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on UAE in drive to lure more Latin American tourists 

ABU DHABI, April 6 — The United Arab Emirates said Sunday it is sending a delegation to the World Travel Market Latin America in brazil in to lure more Latin Amerian tourists, the state news agency WAM reported.

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Sandstorm sweeps over UAE, other Gulf states

April 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sandstorm sweeps over UAE, other Gulf states 

DUBAI, April 2 — An intense sandstorm hit the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other Gulf states on Thursday, disrupting traffic and delaying flights.

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Mideast int'l air travel outperforms global growth: IATA

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Mideast int'l air travel outperforms global growth: IATA 

DUBAI, March 26 — The growth of international air travel from and to the Middle East outperformed global air travel in January both in number of passengers and the premium travel segment, an international civil aviation body said on Wednesday.

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UAE warns citizens against travel to India due to spread of swine flu

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on UAE warns citizens against travel to India due to spread of swine flu 

DUBAI, March 5 — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday warned citizens against travelling to India due to the spread of swine flu.

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Rosoboronexport: Russia to fulfill $ 15 bln weapons export plan in 2015 despite sanctions

February 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Rosoboronexport: Russia to fulfill $ 15 bln weapons export plan in 2015 despite sanctions 

ABU DHABI, Feb. 22 — Russia will fulfill its weapons export plan worth about US$ 15 billion this year, despite western sanctions, state-run arms trader Rosoboronexport Chief Anatoly Isaikin said on Sunday.

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Belgrade Tourism Fair opens with Abu Dhabi as co-host

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Belgrade Tourism Fair opens with Abu Dhabi as co-host 

BELGRADE, Feb. 20 — The 37th Belgian Tourism Fair kicked off here Thursday with exhibitors from 50 countries, and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as co-host.

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Abu Dhabi, China Tourism Academy partner to certify Chinese-friendly hotels

February 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on Abu Dhabi, China Tourism Academy partner to certify Chinese-friendly hotels 

ABU DHABI, Feb. 5 — The Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority (TCA) and the Chinese Tourism Academy have chosen 20 hotels in the UAE that will receive the certification to support the growing Chinese tourists market, state news agency WAM reported.

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Arab countries prepare to regulate capital markets: UAE official

January 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Arab countries prepare to regulate capital markets: UAE official 

DUBAI, Jan. 27 — The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Economy, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, said at the ninth Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) regulators summit in Abu Dhabi on Monday, that harmonizing capital markets in the region was uppermost on the GCC's 2015 agenda so as to develop the region' s non-oil sector.

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