Commodity Prices

Brent Oil
66.35
Barrel
Crude Oil
55.75
Barrel
Gold
1,320.98
Ounce
Platinum
804.50
Ounce
Silver
15.78
Ounce
Currency Converter
UAE Dirham
UAE Dirham
US Dollar
US Dollar
Saudi Riyal
Saudi Riyal
Egyptian Pound
Egyptian Pound
Euro
Euro
Prayers

Fajr
05:31
Monday
18
February 2019

Fajr
Fajr
05:31
Sunrise
Sunrise
06:50
Dhuhr
Dhuhr
12:36
Asr
Asr
15:52
Maghrib
Maghrib
18:22
Isha
Isha
19:52
Markets

2,549.93 0.64%
Volume
112,180,021
Turnover
0.64%
Trades
2,456
15
Up
3
Flat
15
Down
Traded stocks 33
5,069.07 0.65%
Volume
48,452,466
Turnover
0.65%
Trades
1,338
18
Up
2
Flat
3
Down
Traded stocks 23
Most active
National Marine Dredging
3.85
AAN
0.23
Al Qudra
0.77
Methaq
0.71
Shuaa
0.72
Aman
0.44
Ithmaar Holding
0.29
Salama
0.44
Emaar
4.18
Etisalat
16.94
Aldar Properties
1.71
GFH
0.93
GFH
0.93
Aldar Properties
1.71
Emaar
4.18
UPP
0.36

WAM


2 month 2 week

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....
2 month 2 week

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...
2 month 2 week

UAE Chief of Staff of Armed Forces visits EDEX 2018 in Cairo

CAIRO, 4th December, 2018 (WAM) -- Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces and his delegation visited the first international exhibition EDEX 2018 (Egypt Defence Expo) in Cairo. Al Rumaithi toured a number of pavilions of companies participating in the exhibition and met with numerous representatives of countries and exhibitors. He held discussions about their exhibits and was briefed about the latest systems and innovations in the defence industries currently on display at the exhibition. Lt. General Al Rumaithi also toured the UAE national pavilion in which 17 specialised national companies in the...

2 month 2 week

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...
2 month 2 week

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...
2 month 2 week

With UAE support, 100 Yemeni women benefit from revamping, furnishing of vocational workshop

HODEIDAH, 4th December, 2018 (WAM) -- The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has begun the revamping and furnishing of a vocational workshop in New Khokha, Hodeidah and providing it with the necessary tools as part of its development initiatives in Yemen. It is also aimed at supporting small and medium-sized enterprises while enhancing their capacities in the liberated areas of Yemen's Red Sea Coast to serve the people who suffer from dire humanitarian conditions. The first phase of this vital project includes training of more than 100 women from five districts so as to upgrade the economic conditions of families of...

2 month 2 week

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...
2 month 2 week

FNC signs cooperation memorandum with Pan-African Parliament

ABU DHABI, 4th December, 2018 (WAM) -- Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of the Federal National Council, FNC, and Roger Nkodo Dang, President of the Pan-African Parliament, signed a memorandum of cooperation and understanding at the FNC’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi. The memorandum with the parliament, which includes 55 African countries, aims to promote discussion, coordination and the exchange of opinions regarding various issues of common interest. Dr. Al Qubaisi and Dang, who is visiting the UAE in response to an invitation from the FNC, affirmed that the signing the memorandum is part of the aspirations the UAE and...
2 month 2 week

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince receives Indian Foreign Minister

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, received on Tuesday, Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs of India, at the Beach Palace in Abu Dhabi. His Highness and Minister Swaraj reviewed the distinguished ties between the two countries, and discussed opportunities to further enhance bilateral cooperation in diplomatic arenas and trade and investment sectors. The two sides also exchanged views on regional and international developments, as well as issues of mutual concern. Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister...

2 month 2 week

UAE fashion label Twisted Roots wins competition to design Expo 2020 Dubai workforce uniforms

DUBAI, 4th December, 2018 (WAM) – Emirati designer Latifa Al Gurg will showcase her chic but sustainable creations on a global stage at the next World Expo, after winning a competition to dress more than 30,000 Expo 2020 Dubai staff and volunteers. Al Gurg, founder of fashion label Twisted Roots, emerged victorious after going head-to-head against two other finalists in a style showcase at Expo 2020’s newly opened House of Volunteers. She will work closely with Expo 2020 to develop the uniforms, which will be worn by the Expo workforce as they welcome millions of visitors to the six-month celebration...
2 month 2 week

Mohamed bin Zayed meets with Pan-African Parliament President

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, received on Tuesday, the President of the Pan-African Parliament, Roger Nkodo Dang. During the meeting, held at the Beach Palace in Abu Dhabi, the two sides discussed parliamentary cooperation between the UAE and the African continent. Dr. Amal Abdullah Al Qubaisi, Speaker of Federal National Council, FNC, was present during the meeting. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and Roger Nkodo Dang exchanged views on the roles of parliaments, and how they can...
2 month 2 week

UAE VP visits General Women's Union headquarters

ABU DHABI, 4th December, 2018 (WAM) -- The Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, visited the headquarters of the General Women’s Union, GWU, and attended the launch of national initiatives honouring and documenting the achievements of Emirati women. He also reviewed the GWU’s key projects and initiatives, which aim to implement the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to document the overall achievements and contributions of Emirati women. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid was accompanied, during this visit, by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid...