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#Abu Dhabi


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Serena to make second appearance at MWTC

ABU DHABI: Flash Entertainment, has announced 23-time Grand Slam champion and inspirational figure, Serena Williams, has been added to the star-studded line-up for this year’s Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC), which will take place from Dec.27-29, 2018.The tennis superstar will be joining her sister, Venus Williams, in the women’s side of the 11th edition of the Championship – with lucky fans having the chance to see the siblings battle it out in the UAE capital in addition to all the entertainment in store for the family on Day One of the Championship. What’s more, in order to get more young...
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Al Dhafra stun Al Jazira

DUBAI: Al Jazira dropped valuable points in the title race as they suffered a 3-2 defeat to Al Dhafra at Hamdan Bin Zayed Stadium in matchweek 12 of the Arabian Gulf League (AGL) on Tuesday.Only six minutes into the game, Al Jazira threatened Al Dhafra following a brilliant teamwork between Ali Mabkhout, Leonardo Pereira and Khalfan Mubarak but the Brazilian’s effort was cleared by Al Dhafra defence.Al Dhafra, who are looking to move further away from the relegation zone, opened the scoring in the 26th minute. Romulo dos Santos found Humaid Abdulla Almesmari long pass and the Brazilian capitalized on...
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192 nations for AD Special Olympics

ABU DHABI: Reem Bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, announced on Tuesday at the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 Unified Summit that 22 new nations have signed up for the upcoming World Games, taking the total number of participating countries to 192, its highest-ever.As the UAE gears up to host the most unified Games in the 50-year history of the Special Olympics, new programmes have been established in 13 countries in Africa, five in Asia Pacific, two in the Mena region and two in North American countries.Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed...

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Sheikha Fatima receives Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud

ABU DHABI, 4th December, 2018 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, received today in Qasr Al Bahr HRH Princess Reema bint Bandar Al-Saud, Vice-President for Planning and Development General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia, and President of the Saudi Federation for Community Sports. Sheikha Fatima welcomed Princess Reema, expressing her happiness with her visit to her second home, the UAE, and praising the strong historic brotherly relations connecting the UAE and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, KSA....

ADGM concludes first phase of industry e-KYC utility project

ABU DHABI / WAM The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the award-winning International Financial Centre in the capital of the UAE, successfully concluded the first phase of the industry electronic-Know-Your-Customer (e-KYC) utility project.The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of ADGM, in collaboration with its project advisor KPMG has published a high-level summary of the project scope and the key insights for the benefit of the financial industry.The e-KYC project, launched in March 2018, was an FSRA-led collaboration with a consortium of the UAE’s major financial institutions including Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Al Ansari Exchange, Al Fardan...

Mohamed expresses pride in UAE diplomacy, passport ranking

ABU DHABI / WAM His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received on Tuesday, the UAE Passport Power team from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MOFAIC), in the presence of HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed praised the team’s efforts and roles played to strengthen the UAE passport and its status as the world’s most powerful passport, under the guidance and support of Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed.“With the UAE passport attaining...

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Serena to make appearance at Mubadala

Serena Williams has been added to the star-studded line-up for this year's Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC), which will take place from December 27 to 29, 2018.The 23-time Grand Slam champion will be joining her sister, Venus Williams, in the women's side of the 11th edition of the Championship - with lucky fans having the chance to see the siblings battle it out in the UAE capital in addition to all the entertainment in store for the family on Day One of the Championship.What's more, in order to get more young fans to watch the Williams sisters in action, organisers...
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Mohamed bin Zayed visits Ali Saeed Al Niyadi

ABU DHABI, 4th December, 2018 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has visited Ali Saeed Al Niyadi, at his residence in Al Ain. Al Nadi welcomed His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and expressed his family's happiness about the visit which emphasises his abiding interest in communicating with Emiratis. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed, Al Niyadi and the audience exchanged cordial talks on the strong relations between the leadership and the UAE citizens and enhanced the approach instilled by the late Sheikh Zayed...
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As part of vision of Khalifa bin Zayed, Mohamed bin Zayed approves development projects in Al Dhafra

ABU DHABI, 4th December, 2018 (WAM) -- In realisation of the vision of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, approved a series of development projects valued at over AED3.86 billion. The projects, which aim to improve local housing, education and health services and provide work opportunities for the residents of Al Dhafra, are being monitored by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra...

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Mohamed bin Zayed receives Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud

ABU DHABI, 4th December, 2018 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Tuesday, received the visiting HRH Princess Reema bint Bandar Al-Saud, Vice-President for Planning and Development General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia, and President of the Saudi Federation for Community Sports to attend the Special Olympics World Games that started today in Abu Dhabi. They discussed the strong fraternal relations between the two countries and peoples. They also tackled ways of developing cooperation and coordination in the community sports sector through...
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Labour disputes decrease by 42% in Abu Dhabi this year

Labour disputes in Abu Dhabi have decreased by 42 per cent this year compared to the previous year, according to authorities. The latest figures released on Tuesday by the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) have shown that the number of complaints and labour cases handled by the Abu Dhabi public prosecution have dropped to 9,979 cases in 2018 from 16,897 cases in 2017. The significant decrease is attributed to the increased awareness among workers about their rights, duties and obligations guaranteed by the UAE laws. The judicial authorities said that the number of workers who participated in the awareness campaigns...
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Sharjah Ruler attends ‘Protecting the Past 2018’ conference

SHARJAH, 4th December, 2018 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, on Tuesday attended "Protecting the Past 2018" conference, entitled "From Digital Documentation to Heritage Management in the MENA region" at Sharjah Institute for Heritage. The conference organised by the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property, ICCROM, Regional Office in Sharjah, Art Jameel, Global Heritage Fund, GHF. During the conference, Dr. Sheikh Sultan welcomed the participants and the audience and expressed his pleasure to host this conference. This group of experts and specialists in the field of heritage conservation in...