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Sheikh Ahmed’s Career Comes To An End

  January 26, 2012 at 4:58 am by

The UAE’s only Olympic gold medallist, Sheikh Ahmed bin Hashar Al Maktoum, has given up his career after been diagnosed with a heart condition. Sheikh Ahmed won the double-trap shooting champion at the 2004 Athens Olympic and was forced to give up on his 2012 London Olympic dream. Speaking to the Gulf Times at the ongoing Asian Shooting Championship, Sheikh Ahmed who is 48 years old said, “I had to … Continue reading

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Dutch Royals on State Visit to the UAE, Day Two

  January 9, 2012 at 9:04 pm by

Today, Monday January 09,  the second and last day of the state visit for the Dutch Royals to the UAE began in Masdar City. The Dutch Royals were received by Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar, and visited the company PRT (Personal Rapid Transit). Queen Beatrix, Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Máxima attended a meeting with Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE’s Minister of Foreign Trade, government officials … Continue reading

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Dutch Royals on State Visit to the UAE, Day One

  January 9, 2012 at 12:00 am by

With their arrival on January 07 at the presidential airport of Abu Dhabi, Queen Beatrix, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Crown Princess Máxima started a two-day state visit to the United Arab Emirates, on the invitation of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahayan, the President of the United Arab Emirates. The Dutch Royals were received by Minister of State, Reem Ibrahim Al Hashemy, senior officials and the Ambassador of the Netherlands, … Continue reading

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It’s a Boy for Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid & Princess Haya

  January 7, 2012 at 3:00 pm by

His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and his wife Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of Jordan have welcomed their second child on January 7, 2012. The couple welcomed a baby boy who was named Zayed. The announcement of the birth of the little Sheikh was announced on twitter by Sheikh Mohammed: “Princess Haya and I were blessed … Continue reading

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Hamdan Wins Again in Doha

  December 18, 2011 at 5:10 am by

Dubai’s Crown Prince, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, led the UAE team to win the gold medal at the Arab Games 120km endurance race in Doha. The UAE team won the gold medal after competing with seven different countries taking part at the 12th Arab Games. The UAE riders also won all three top medals in the individual competition. Speaking to the press, Sheikh Hamdan thanked the Rulers for … Continue reading

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Queen Noor Opens International Arab Children Congress

  November 14, 2011 at 4:53 am by

Her Majesty Queen Noor Al Hussein of Jordan, founder and chairperson of the board of trustees of the King Hussein Foundation, opened on November 13, 2011 the 31st International Arab Children Congress (IACC) at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi. This is the first time that the IACC is celebrated outside Jordan. The ceremony commenced with an opening address on behalf of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, delivered by Dr … Continue reading

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Khalifa Receives Well-Wishers for Ramadan

  August 2, 2011 at 7:20 am by

As the Holy Month of Ramadan began, so did the well wishers who made their way to greet the President and Sheikhs. On the first day of Ramadan, the UAE’s President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, received well wishers that included Sheikhs, officials and citizens in his in Al Ain Palace who offered greetings on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan. Sheikh Khalifa also received … Continue reading

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Royal Fashion Highlights at Ascot 2011

  June 21, 2011 at 11:52 pm by

Day One: Ascot week started with the daily carriage procession, lead by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh in the first carriage, and included the Duke of York, the Princesses of York, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall. Also been spotted that day were Princess Anne with Timothy Laurence, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, Princess Haya of Jordan with her husband Sheikh Mohammed and Prince … Continue reading

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Haya named President of the Dubai Healthcare City Authority

  May 6, 2011 at 5:10 am by

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister has issued a decree establishing a public authority to oversee Dubai Healthcare City (DHC) who named Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein as president of the authority. Princess Haya will oversee the financial and administrative work and will have full legal capacity to achieve its objectives of the Dubai Healthcare City.

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Abu Dhabi CP Visits Washington DC

  April 27, 2011 at 1:43 am by

His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, started a working visit to the United States on April 26, 2011. At the start of the visit, HH Sheikh Mohammed visited the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC) in Washington DC where he toured the new facilities. During the … Continue reading

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Princess Haya visits Azerbaijan

  April 25, 2011 at 3:31 am by

Her Royal Highness Princess Haya bin Al Hussein, President of the International Equestrian Federation paid a visit to Azerbaijan where she met with President Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva. President Ilham & Princess Haya held a brief meeting in the presence of Mrs.Mehriban where Princess Haya delivered the greetings of both Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Jordan’s King Abdullah II to the President. After the brief … Continue reading

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Princess Haya Speaks at Aid Conference

  March 29, 2011 at 1:57 am by

Princess Haya Bint Al Hussain, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference (DIHAD) in her capacity as Chairperson of the International Humanitarian City in Dubai on March 28, 2011. This year’s theme is “New Technologies: How they Impact Humanitarian and Development Operations”, which is about how humanitarian … Continue reading

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Dubai Ruler Wins Endurance Race

  March 25, 2011 at 5:13 am by

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, won the Giants Endurance Challenge which was held at the Dubai International Endurance City. 36 riders took part in the race in which Sheikh Mohammed completed the race in 4 hours 51 minutes. At the end of the race, Sheikh Mohammed was awarded the Golden Sword by Sheikh Mansour bin … Continue reading

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Mohammed Visits Horse Fair & Art Show

  March 21, 2011 at 4:21 am by

On March 19, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai visited the 8th edition of the Arabian Horse Show held in Dubai World Trade Center. His Highness toured the pavilions and stands which showcased everything to do with horses. After the tour, Sheikh Mohammed expressed his admiration of the exhibition to over two hundred companies taking part. On … Continue reading

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Princess Haya attends Arab Health 2011 Congress & Exhibition

  January 28, 2011 at 3:17 pm by

Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai gave a speech in front of healthcare leaders who gather at the Arab Health Exhibition and Congress which is being held in Dubai. In her speech, Princess Haya said, “Like all developing countries, the Middle East too is facing a brain … Continue reading

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Crown Princess Victoria visits UAE

  January 23, 2011 at 3:40 pm by

Crown Princess Victoria started a 4-day visit to the United Arab Emirates on the 17th January. 17th January; The Crown Princess started her day by touring an exhibition with Dr. Lamya Nawaf Fawwaz, the Assistant Provost for Regional Affairs at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, and Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, during the opening ceremony of the World Future Energy Summit … Continue reading

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UAE President Breaks His Arm

  January 10, 2011 at 5:16 am by

The UAE Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced today (January 10, 2011) that President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan broke his arm during his daily exercise routine. The announcement also said that His Highness the President will take a few days off resting to recover. Nothing was mentioned as to exactly when or where the accident happened.

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Mohammed bin Hamad wins Prestigious UAE Sports Award

  January 7, 2011 at 3:26 am by

Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad al-Thani, the the Chairman of the Qatari 2022 Bid Organising Committee, received the Arab Sports Personality Award in recognition of his leadership in guiding Qatar to their 2022 FIFA World Cup race win. Sheikh Mohammed received the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Creative Sports Awards from the Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohamed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, in Dubai. The award is considered to be … Continue reading

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Dubai Ruler Inaugurated 2 Health Centers

  January 3, 2011 at 12:32 pm by

UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, inaugurated two new health centers in Dubai this morning. The Dubai Ruler toured the two health facilities where he was briefed on the advanced medical equipment at the centersill provide healthcare services for over 60,000 people in the surrounding area. Sheikh Mohammed also toured the various laboratories and departments of the center. During … Continue reading

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Sheikh Mohammed invites Bosnian Minister of Defense to IDEX Exhibition

  December 21, 2010 at 6:12 am by

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, sent an invitation to the Minister of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Selmo Hicotic, to visit the 2011 International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) which will be inaugurated next year and run between the 20th and 21st of February. The message was delivered by Abdul Aziz Bin Nasser Al-Shamsi, the UAE Ambassador to the Italian Republic, during … Continue reading

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