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The former advisor to the UAE’s Minister of Health has passed away. Dr. Mahmoud Fikri died while he was on his way to a global health summit in South America. He also served the World Health Organisation (WHO) as their regional director for the Eastern Mediterranean. Fikri was also a member of WHO’s Executive Board […]

The UAE is quickly emerging as a top destination for international students. A new survey by Dubai International Academic City and BMI Media found that the emirates outranked countries like Singapore, Switzerland and China. It also found that the UAE is similar in popularity to Sweden, Netherlands and New Zealand when it comes to attracting […]

Ideas on conserving the environment by enhancing and promoting green practices and insights into smart, happy and efficient cities have been shared in Dubai. The 6th annual Emirates Green Building Council congress saw discussions on sustainability, energy management and the well-being of urban residents. All carbon emissions generated by the congress from transport and lodgings will […]

The UAE has reiterated its commitment to becoming one of the world’s leading investors in technological development. In a statement at the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly, the Emirates confirmed the continuation of its Science, Technology and Innovation policy. It highlighted the progress that has already been made, pointing out that the country […]

The martyrdom of two pilots in Yemen has been announced by the General Command of the UAE Armed Forces. Major Pilot Ali Saeed Saif Al Mesmari and First Lieutenant Pilot Badr Yahiya Mohammed Al Marasheda died after their plane fell due to a technical failure. It came as they carried out their duties as part […]

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