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 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. The awards ceremony, held last Wednesday at the SCRF, was attended by Abdullah bin Mohamed Al Owai http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010540053&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 OIC expresses dismay over deteriorating situation of Rohingya in Myanmar http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010529334&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, April 16th 2014 (WAM) -- The Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Ameen Madani, has expressed concern over the recently conducted national population census in Myanmar and the government's decision not to all http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010529334&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Defence Ministers of Kuwait and Spain discuss strengthening military cooperation http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010511174&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM KUWAIT, 16th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister of Kuwait and his counterpart Pedro Morenes, Minister of Defence of Spain today discussed potential to strengthen military cooperation http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010511174&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 GIC chief participates in ABANA Summit panel discussions http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010508041&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM NEW YORK, 16th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Shafic Ali, Head of the Principal Investments Group at Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) participated in a panel discussion on Emerging Trends in Global Infrastructure Investing on Tuesday, organised by the Arab Bank http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010508041&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Libya signs Statute of Islamic Organisation for Food Security http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010507767&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, 16th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Libya has signed the Statute of the Islamic Organisation for Food Security, becoming the twentieth country to sign the law. 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. He would be laid to rest at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, according to Kuwait News Agency, KUNA. WA http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010506885&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Kuwait and Spain sign MoU in transportation infrastructure fields http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010506746&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM KUWAIT, 16th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Kuwait and Spain have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, in the presence of His Highness the Emir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and the King Juan Carlos of Spain. 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. Red Crescent Authority has provided a grant worth AED 450000 to the Makassed Charity Hospital in Jerusalem to buy drugs to enable the hospital to perform its medical and humanitarian commitment to Palesti http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010485673&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Saud Al Mu'alla receives Consul-General of Kuwait http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010484919&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM UMM AL QAIWAIN, 15th April, 2014 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Umm Al Qaiwain, today received Diab Farhan Al-Rashidi, Consul-General of Kuwait in Dubai, who paid a courtesy visit to H.H. the Ruler. http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010484919&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Jordanian Foreign Ministry announces the kidnapping of its Ambassador to Tripoli http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010484067&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM AMMAN, 15th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Hooded men travelling in two cars today abducted the Jordanian Ambassador to Tripoli, Fawaz Aitan, according to the Libyan Foreign Ministry. The government in Amman said it was investigating the reported kidnapping. "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. The two-day meeting aims to agree o http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010484022&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Sudanese President accepts resignation of the President of the Constitutional Court http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010483717&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM KHARTOUM, 15th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Omar al-Bashir, the Sudanese President, has accepted the resignation of the President of the Constitutional Court, Abdullah Ahmed Abdullah. 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. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Coun http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010477199&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Arab Parliament condemns arrest of Iraqi parliamentarian http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010476025&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 CAIRO, April 14th 2014 (WAM) -- Arab Parliament has condemned the arrest of Dr. Abd Diab Al Ojaili, Member of Iraq's Council of Representatives and Member of Arab Parliament. "The arrest of Dr. Al Ojaili is prejudicial as he has parliamentary immunity http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010476025&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Hamdan bin Zayed receives Yasser Abed Rabbo http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010471552&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, April 14th 2014 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in the Western Region today received Yasser Abd Rabbo, Secretary-General of the Executive Committee of Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). In his re http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010471552&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Mansour hails leadership's support for education at Khalifa Award for Education ceremony http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010469502&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, April 14th 2014 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Khalifa Award http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010469502&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 70 Syrian publishing houses exempted from participation Fees at 24th Abu Dhabi Int'l Book Fair http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010468167&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, April 14th 2014 (WAM) -- Abu Dhabi Tourism '&' Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has waived participation fees for all 70 Syrian publishing houses at the 24th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), which runs at Abu Dhabi National Exhibi http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010468167&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Kuwaiti Emir receives GCC Secretary-General http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010463522&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM KUWAIT, 14th April, 2014 (WAM) -- His Highness the Kuwaiti Emir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, today received the visiting Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, Abdullatif Al-Zayani. According to Kuwait News Agency, KUNA, t http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010463522&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Israeli occupation authorities closed off Karam Abu Salem crossing http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010463446&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM GAZA, 14th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Israeli occupation authorities today closed off Karam Abu Salem commercial crossing in southeast of Gaza Strip for the entrance of goods and aids. 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. Kuwait permanent delegate to the Arab League Ambassador A http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010460318&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Abdullah bin Zayed receives Omani FM's letter http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010450687&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, April 13th 2014 (WAM) -- H.H. 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. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, today received Ahmed Al Jarba, President of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces (SNC), at his office at the Ministry of Fo http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010450665&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Kuwait to host 1st meeting of GCC awqaf officials on Wednesday http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010438465&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM KUWAIT, 13th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Kuwait will host the first meeting of officials in charge of awqaf affairs in the GCC states on April 16-17. Minister of Justice, Awqaf and Islamic Affairs of Kuwait Dr. Nayef Al-Ajmi will chair the meeting. According http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010438465&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 OFID offers $25 million to finance SFD project in Yemen http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010437743&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM WASHINGTON, 13th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Yemen and the OPEC Fund for International Development, OFID, have signed an US$25 million agreement to finance the 4th stage of a project of the Social Development Fund, SDF. The project aims to enable SDF to contr http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010437743&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Saudi Health Minister reassures public regarding MERS http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010437529&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, 13th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabiah, Health Minister of Saudi Arabia yesterday inspected a number of hospitals in the province of Jeddah. He was reassured on the health of the patients and was briefed on the sterilization units and http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010437529&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Kuwait renews Arab Group's call for UNSC permanent membership http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010430469&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM NEW YORK, April 12 (WAM) -- The Arab Group at the United Nations is seeking Security Council's permanent membership due to the large number of issues on its agenda, Kuwait's permanent delegate to the UN late Friday here said. "The UN Security Council e http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010430469&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 UAE envoy commends UAE's funding of Kharoub dam in Morocco http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010422722&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM TANJA, 11th April, 2014 (WAM)--UAE Ambassador to Morocco Saeed Ahmed Al Dhahiri, has said the UAE's financing of the construction of Kharoub dam reflects distinguished relations between the two sisterly countries. He told the Moroccan News Agency on th http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010422722&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Abu Dhabi heads to Riyadh Travel Fair to build on rising Saudi arrivals http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010395316&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, 10th April, 2014 (WAM) -- An 11-strong Abu Dhabi tourism delegation is heading to the Saudi Arabian capital next week to take part in the Riyadh Travel Fair - the Kingdom's largest consumer travel show, which runs from April 15th-18th, as th http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010395316&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Al Tayer meets Tunisian Prime Minister http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010392194&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM TUNIS, 9th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Obaid bin Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs has met with Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa of Tunisia. The meeting comes in the light of the important role that the UAE is playing in all fields in impleme http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010392194&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Gargash leads U.A.E. delegation to Arab Foreign Ministers' emergency meeting http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010382519&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM CAIRO, April 9th 2014 (WAM) -- Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs is leading the U.A.E. delegation to the extraordinary meeting of Arab Foreign Ministers at the League of Arab States in Cairo, Egypt. The U.A.E. delega http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010382519&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 OIC Secretary-General receives Bahraini Ambassador http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010376557&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, 9th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, Iyad Amin Madani, yesterday received Bahrain's Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Permanent Representative to the Organization, http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010376557&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Saudi Deputy Foreign Minister chairs delegation to emergency meeting of Arab League Council http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010376235&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM CAIRO, 9th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Saudi Deputy Foreign Minister, Prince Abdul Aziz bin Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, is chairing his country's delegation to the emergency meeting of the Arab League Council at the level of Arab Foreign Ministers at the request http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010376235&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Status of Corona-virus in Jeddah is stable: Saudi Health Affairs Department http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010376131&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM RIYADH, 9th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Health Affairs Department in Jeddah has stressed that the status of the Corona-virus in Jeddah Governorate is stable, and the situation is reassuring. The Saudi State News Agency, SPA, quoting a press statement of t http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010376131&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Kuwait grants Yemen KD 300,000 http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010373295&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM TUNIS, April 8 (KUNA) -- The Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, KFAED, and Yemen have signed a Memorandum of Understanding by virtue of which the Fund will offer a grant of KD 300,000 (around USD 1.06 million). According to Kuwait News Agency, http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010373295&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 OIC Secretary-General hopes stability prevails in Afghanistan http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010373221&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, 9th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Ameen Madani, has congratulated the people of Afghanistan for their participation in the country's historical elections. He commended all Afgh http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010373221&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Council of Arab Ministers of Finance praise UAE initiative to support economic stability in Arab countries http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010373125&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, 9th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Council of Arab Ministers of Finance praised the U.A.E. initiative to support economic stability in Arab countries at the end of its 5th regular session in Tunisia last night. The Arab Monetary Fund said in a fin http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010373125&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Al Tayer explores cooperation with new Kuwaiti Consul in Dubai http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010372788&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM DUBAI, 9th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Mattar Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of the Roads and Transport Authority RTA, has received Diab Farhan Al-Rashidi, the new Consul-General of Kuwait in Dubai. During the meeting, discussions cove http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010372788&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Gargash meets with Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010365352&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, 8th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, met today with Monji Hamdi, Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs. During the meeting, the two parties discussed topics of mutual interest and way http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010365352&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Saudi Arabia: Four more MERS cases in Jeddah http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010352600&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, 8th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Health authorities in Saudi Arabia have reported the deaths of a further two people from the MERS Coronavirus, bringing the death toll from the respiratory disease in Saudi Arabia to 66. A 70-year-old national, who died http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010352600&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Arab Organization for Red Crescent and Cross headquarters opened in Riyadh http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010352340&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM RIYADH, 8th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Arab Organization for Red Crescent and Cross headquartes has opened in Saudi capital Riyadh. Prince Faisal bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, President of the Saudi Red Crescent Commission, opened the new buidling of the o http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010352340&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Israel allows 200 Trucks into Gaza http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010335966&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM GAZA, 7th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Israeli occupation authorities opened the Karam Abu Salem crossing to allow the entry of 200 trucks loaded with goods for the commercial, agricultural, transportation and aids sectors. According to Qatar News Agency, QNA, http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010335966&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 OIC Humanitarian Organisations Council holds first meeting in Jeddah http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010350582&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, 8th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Iyad Ameen Madani, inaugurated the first meeting of the OIC Humanitarian Oganisations Council at the OIC General Secretariat in Jeddah. The event had i http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010350582&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Maytha Al Shamsi and Egyptian Ambassador discuss cooperation supporting youth and family http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010340436&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, 7th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Dr. Maytha bint Salem Al Shamsi, Minister of State and Chairman of the Board of the Marriage Fund, has received Ihab Imam Hamouda, Ambassador of Egypt to the U.A.E., in her office. During the meeting, the two parties http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010340436&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait receives written message from his Omani counterpart http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010337405&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM KUWAIT, 7th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Kuwait, has received a written message from Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, the Minister responsible for Foreign Affairs of the Su http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010337405&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Council of Arab Ministers of Finance to hold its 5th regular session in Tunisia. http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010337309&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, 7th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Council of Arab Ministers of Finance will tomorrow hold its regular session in Tunisia, headed by Karim Djoudi, the Algerian Finance Minister, and with the participation of Finance Ministers from Arab countries. http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010337309&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 GCC environment media, awareness committee meets in Jeddah http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010334438&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM JEDDAH, 7th April, 2014 (WAM) -- The Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) environment media and awareness committee members have discussed their assessment of activities on the matter conducted over 2014 and future plans and programmes. The major topic of http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010334438&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Saif attends F1 Grand Prix conclusion in Bahrain http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010331114&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM MANAMA, April 6th 2014 (WAM) -- H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior today attended the conclusion of the 2014 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix. http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010331114&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Arab countries face population growth challenges - OAPEC http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010329557&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM KUWAIT, 6th April 2014 (WAM) -- Arab countries are facing real challenges, primarily population growth, in the field of human development, according to a recent report of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC). Population growth http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010329557&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Saif bin Zayed inspects UAE Force within Peninusla Shield in Bahrain http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010328942&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM Manama, 6th April 2014 (WAM) -- H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, has conveyed greetings of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President and Prime Minister http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010328942&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Obaid Humaid Al Tayer to head UAE delegation at annual joint meetings of Arab Financial Institutions http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010324465&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM ABU DHABI, 6th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs, is leading the U.A.E.'s delegation at the annual joint meetings of Arab Financial Institutions, which will be held on April 8th and 9th in Tunis. The de http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010324465&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 Assistant Foreign Minister for Legal Affairs and Moroccan official discuss cooperation on human rights http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010323058&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM RABAT, 6th April, 2014 (WAM) -- Dr. Abdul Rahim Yousef Al Awadi, Assistant Foreign Minister for Legal Affairs, has met with Mohammed Al Sabar, Moroccan Secretary-General of the National Council for Human Rights in Rabat, in the presence of Saeed Muhair http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010323058&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 22 Jordanian policemen, 3 Syrian refugees injured in Al-Zaatari camp riot http://www.wam.ae/servlet/Satellite?c=WamLocEnews&cid=1290010323049&pagename=WAM%2FWAM_E_Layout&parent=Collection&parentid=1135099399943&rendermode=preview-admin-1135099398363 WAM AMMAN, 6th April, 2014 (WAM) -- At least 22 Jordanian policemen and three Syrian refugees were injured in a riot at Al-Zaatari refugee camp in northern Jordan on Saturday evening. 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