WAM - Arab World http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=Collection&cid=1135099399943&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Latest News in Arab World Bahraini Crown Prince receives UK Minister of State for Armed Forces http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010648117&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM MANAMA, 23rd April, 2014 (WAM) -- HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Bahrain's Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, has received the United Kingdom's Minister of State for the Armed Forces, Mark Francois, and his http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010648117&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Arab League chief warns of worsening humanitarian situation in Syria http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010644641&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM CAIRO, 23rd April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Secretary-General of the Arab League, Nabil Al-Araby, has sounded the alarm about the worsening humanitarian situation in violence-hit Syria as the number of Syrian refugees is on the rise. "The crisis in Syria caus http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010644641&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Saudi Ministry of Health holds awareness programmes on MERS http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010644362&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM RIYADH, 23rd April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia is inviting a number of specialists to enlighten the public on the corona-virus under the theme: "Scientific Facts on the Coronavirus", a virus which causes Middle East Respirator http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010644362&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Arab Parliament condemns the assassination of Somali Parliamentarian http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010644131&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM CAIRO, 23rd April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Arab Parliament has condemned the assassination of Somali Parliamentarian, Abdulaziz Isaq Mursal, who was shot dead by unknown gunmen. In a statement, the Parliament described the attack as a "terrorist cowardly act http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010644131&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Prince Al Waleed bin Talal visits Za'tari Refugee Camp, UNICEF supported programmes http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010643625&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM AMMAN, 23rd April, 2014 (WAM) -- His Royal Highness Prince Al Waleed bin Talal has visited UNICEF supported Education, Health and Psychological programmes for Syrian refugees in the Za'tari camp in Jordan. His visit on Tuesday included a meeting with S http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010643625&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 OIC Secretary General receives Ambassador of Qatar http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010643286&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, 23rd April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Ameen Madani, received in his office the Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah Bin Thamer Al Thani, who p http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010643286&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Jordan to take necessary steps to safeguard Al-Aqsa, protect Muslim worshipers http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010626363&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM AMMAN, 22nd April, 2014 (WAM) -- Jordan has announced that it will take necessary measures in coordination with the State of Palestine to safeguard Islamic and Christian sites in the Holy City of Jerusalem and defend Muslim worshippers in Al-Aqsa Mosqu http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010626363&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Moroccan, Gulf experts discuss media, cultural cooperation http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010622755&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM RABAT, 22nd April, 2014 (WAM) -- Experts from Morocco and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have discussed a draft action plan to promote cultural and media cooperation between the two sides. The Moroccan Minister of Communications and government spok http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010622755&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Saudi Health Minister replaced http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010621583&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, 22nd April, 2014 (WAM) -- A Saudi Royal Order yesterday announced that Dr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Rabiah was relieved of his post as Minister of Health and was appointed as advisor at the Royal Court. According to the Saudi Press Agency, http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010621583&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 President, Vice President and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince congratulates King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010617196&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 ABU DHABI, 21st April 2014 (WAM) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory cable to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud on his selection as the cultural personality of t http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010617196&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Sharjah Ruler receives Consul-General of Kuwait http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010603154&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM SHARJAH, 21st April, 2014 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, today received Dhiab Farhan Al-Rashidi, Consul-General of Kuwait, who came to paid a courtesy visit to H.H. the Ruler at the http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010603154&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Saudi Arabia celebrates 50th anniversary of TV broadcasts in Kingdom http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010603136&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM RIYADH, 21st April, 2014 (WAM) -- On behalf of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Minister of Culture and Information and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Radio and Television Commission, Dr. Abdula http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010603136&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Palestinian President briefs Al Arabi and Fahmy on developments in the peace process http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010602516&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM RAMALLAH, 21st April, 2014 (WAM) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has briefed Nabil Al Arabi, Secretary-General of the Arab League, on the latest developments in the peace process and the status after Israeli intransigence, during a telephone con http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010602516&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 UAE takes part in Arab Judo Championship http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010601727&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, 21st April, 2014 (WAM) -- The U.A.E. Judo team is to take part in the Arab Youth Championships which will kick off in Egypt this Wednesday. Emirati contestants of both genders will compete during the six day event in Sharm el-Sheikh. The cha http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010601727&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Dr. Tawfiq Khoja highlights importance of developing GCC health statistics http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010599238&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM KUWAIT, 21st April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Director-General of the Executive Office of the GCC Health Ministers' Council, Dr. Tawfiq Khoja, has underlined the importance of developing health statistics bulletins. Khoja was speaking at a meeting of Under-sec http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010599238&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 GCC Youth, Sport officials approve important recommendations http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010598974&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM KUWAIT, 21st April, 2014 (WAM) -- GCC Youth and Sport Ministries' Under-Secretaries have approved a number of recommendations and proposals that will be presented to the Ministers in their upcoming 28th meeting, due to take place tomorrow. The Under-Se http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010598974&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 GCC joint action work discussed http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010598017&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM RIYADH, 21st April, 2014 (WAM) -- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) joint action work in the field of the environment was discussed yesterday between the Secretary-General, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, and Prince Bandar bin Saud bin Mohammed, Pres http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010598017&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Islamic Solidarity Fund reviews projects and budgets http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010598008&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, 21st April, 2014 (WAM) -- The meeting of the 58th session of the Permanent Council of the Islamic Solidarity Fund (ISF) of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has reviewed the current financial situation of the Fund and the projects it is c http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010598008&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Saudi Health Minister: 13 new cases of Coronavirus reported http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010597999&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM RIYADH, 21st April, 2014 (WAM) -- Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabiah, Saudi Health Minister, has announced that 13 new cases of Coronavirus have been reported, 7 in Jeddah, 4 in Riyadh, 1 in Madinah and 1 in Najran. The Saudi Press Agency quoted Dr. Al-Rabiah as s http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010597999&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 OIC Secretary General congratulates people of Algeria for successful Presidential Election http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010597090&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, 21st April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Ameen Madani, has congratulated the people of Algeria on the successful conduct of transparent and democratic Presidential election which was http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010597090&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 RCA breaks ground for Kidzone in Erbil refugee camp http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010585810&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM Abu Dhabi, 20th Apr. 2014 (WAM) -- The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has laid the foundation stone for its kidzone project at the refugee camp in Erbil in Iraq in the presence of Rashid Mohammed Al Mansouri, UAE Consul General to Kurdistan Region, a http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010585810&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Saudi Ministry of Health Seeks Assistance of International Company to Manufacture a Vaccine against Corona Virus http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010585091&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM Riyadh, 20th Apr. 2014 (WAM) -- The official spokesman of the Ministry of Health Dr. Khalid Marghalani announced the imminent arrival of a specialized international company in the Kingdom to discuss the manufacturing of a vaccine against Middle East re http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010585091&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 SABIC registers SR 6.44 billion net profits in 1st quarter http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010579244&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM RIYADH, 20th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Saudi Basic Industries Corporation, SABIC, has achieved net profits amounting to SR 6.44 billion in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2014, down 1.83 % compared to the same period last year. Saudi Press Agency, SPA, http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010579244&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Minister of Public Works, Egyptian Ambassador discuss cooperation http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010578958&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, 20th April, 2014 (WAM) --Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Public Works and Ihab Imam Hamouda, Ambassador of Egypt have discussed cooperation between the two countries and ways to enhance them in infrastructure, hosing http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010578958&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Sheikh Zayed Book Award names Personality of the Year 2014 http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010578366&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, 20th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today that the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Ruler of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is named the Cultural Personality of the year 2014 i http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010578366&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Commander of UAE's Air Forces receives his Pakistani counterpart http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010578324&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, 20th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Air Vice Marshal Ibrahim Nasser Al Alawi, Commander of the Air Force and Air Defence, today received the visiting Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of the Pakistan Air Force. During the meeting, both sides http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010578324&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Arab Parliament President welcomes GCC's Riyadh document http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010576346&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM CAIRO, 20th April, 2014 (WAM) -- President of the Arab Parliament, Ahmad Al-Jarwan has welcomed the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) Riyadh document as "positive," and affirmed the parliament was backing every efforts aimed at Arab unity. Al-Jarwan, wa http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010576346&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Syria: UN agency warns no food left in besieged Palestinian refugee camp http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010575525&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM NEW YORK, 20th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The United Nations has renewed its demand for unimpeded humanitarian access to the besieged Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk. UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) said that it http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010575525&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Rulers of Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah congratulate Bouteflikaon his re-election for a new presidential term http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010572984&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM Sharjah, 19th Apr. 2014 (WAM) - Their Highnesses Supreme Council Members and Rulers Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi of Sharjah, Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi of Ajman, and Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi of Fujairah, today sent separa http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010572984&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Saudi Arabia announces two deaths of MERS-CoV) http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010572893&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM Riyadh, 19th Apr. 2014 (WAM) - Saudi Arabia today reported two deaths of the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), bringing the death toll to 76 since the virus appeared in September 2012. http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010572893&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 UAQ Ruler greets President Bouteflika on his re-election for new term in office http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010569996&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM UM AL QAIWAIN, 19th April, 2014 (WAM)--H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain has sent a congratulatory cable to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, on his re-election for the new term in office. http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010569996&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 President congratulates Bouteflika http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010559471&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 ABU DHABI, 19th April 2014 (WAM) - President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan today sent a congratulatory cable to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria on his re-election for a new presidential term. Similar cables were sent to Pres http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010559471&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Sharjah Museums Department Explores use of Nuclear Techniques in Archaeology http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010562233&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM SHARJAH, 19th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) recently explored the use of nuclear techniques in archaeology, specifically in determining the age of pottery, papyrus and mummies. Represented by Nasir Al Darmaki, Curator, Sharj http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010562233&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 RAK Ruler congratulates Algerian President http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010562212&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM RAS AL KHAIMAH, 19th April, 2014 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras al-Khaimah has sent a congratulatory cable to President Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria on his re-election for a new presidential ter http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010562212&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 RCA distributes aid to 400 displaced Syrian families north of Jordan http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010561518&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM AMMAN, 19th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The UAE Red Crescent Authority's relief team in coordination with the concerned Jordanian authorities of the displaced Syrian affairs, has distributed a huge amount of dates and relief items among more than 400 displace http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010561518&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 UAE Publishing House Wins First Children Publishing Award http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010540053&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM SHARJAH, 17th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Three prominent publishing houses won awards at the first edition of the Arab Children's Book Publisher's Forum Award. 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The Libyan Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Abdulbasit Al-Badri, signed the Statute in the OIC Head http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010507767&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 OIC Secretary-General discusses situation in Somalia http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010507281&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, 16th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, Secretary-General, Iyad Ameen Madani, has discussed the situation in Somalia, including means by which the organisation can support Somali authorities in their efforts to b http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010507281&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Kuwati Emiri Diwan mourns Sheikh Sabah Nasser http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010506885&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM KUWAIT, 16th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Kuwaiti Emiri Diwan on Tuesday mourned the death of Sheikh Sabah Nasser Al-Saud Al-Sabah, who passed away at the age of 64. 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According to Kuwait News Agency, KU http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010506746&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Yemeni Foreign Minister praises relations between his country and the GCC http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010486073&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM SANAA, 15th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Dr. Abu Bakr Al Qirbi, Yemeni Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Saad al-Arifi, the Director of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Office in Sanaa, have discussed current developments in the domestic and international are http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010486073&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 RCA offers Makassed Charity Hospital in Jerusalem AED 450000 to buy medicine http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010485673&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, 15th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The U.A.E. 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"Th http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010484067&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Intergovernmental experts group discusses rules for Humanitarian Emergency Response Fund of OIC http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010484022&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, 15th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Intergovernmental Group of Experts of the Organization of Islamic Conference has begun its meeting in Jeddah to discuss the rules of the OIC Humanitarian Emergency Response Fund. 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Sudan News Agency, SUNA, today stated that President al-Bashir had issued a http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010483717&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Ajman Ruler receives Egyptian Ambassador http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010481979&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM AJMAN, 15th April, 2014 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman received today at the Emiri Court, Ehab Hamouda, Egyptian Ambassador to the UAE, who paid a courtesy visit to H.H. at the beginning of h http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010481979&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Mohammed bin Rashid attends banquet hosted by Qatari citizen http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010477199&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 DUBAI, 14th April 2014 (WAM) - Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and H.H. 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Raed Fattouh, Chairman of the Coordinating Committee of Gaza's Supplies, http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010463446&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Palestinian President receives call from UN Chief http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010460345&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM RAMALLAH, 14th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has received a telephone call from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The Palestinian President briefed the UN Secretary General about the latest developments of the peace process, http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010460345&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Arab League, Kuwait to follow up on decisions of 25th Arab Summit http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010460318&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM CAIRO, 14th April, 2014 (WAM)-- Arab League and Kuwait will work out a plan to follow up on implementation of resolutions taken at the 25th Arab Summit, recently held in Kuwait, a diplomat said. 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Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has received a letter from Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, the Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, on the fraternal relations between the two coun http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010450687&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Abdullah bin Zayed receives head of Syrian National Coalition http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010450665&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, April 13th 2014 (WAM) -- H.H. 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