Sharjah

Al Dhaid Municipal Council visits patients, detainees

Sharjah 24: Dr. Mohammed bin Huwaiden Al Ketbi, Chairman of Al Dhaid Municipal Council, accompanied by several members of the council, visited the patients at Al Dhaid Hospital and the detainees in Al Dhaid Comprehensive Police Station. The visit is part of the municipal community role.

International

U.S. tests first ground-launched cruise missile after INF exit

The Pentagon said on Monday it tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile with a range of more than 500 km, the first such test since the United States pulled out of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF).

UAE

MOCD: UAE host to 223 associations, NGOs and Takaful funds

Sharjah 24 – WAM: The Ministry of Community Development, MOCD, has announced that as of the end of 2018, there were 223 associations, non-profit organisations, NGOs, and social Takaful funds managed and supervised by the ministry.

Sharjah

Iman Nimr: 120 participants in SGG summer programme

Sharjah 24: The Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) has launched its 2019 summer programme for its participants, during which it has allocated two sets of exclusive work programmes, the first for the guides, from 18-22 August while the brownies will have a series of entertainment and educational activities that will last for four days, from 25 to 29 August.

International

At least 10 Burkina Faso soldiers killed in militant attack

Sharjah 24 – Reuters: Unidentified militants killed at least 10 soldiers and wounded many others in an attack on a military unit in northern Burkina Faso on Monday, the army said.

Arabic

Coalition reiterates support to legitimacy and unity in Yemen

Sharjah 24 – BNA: Colonel Turki Al Malki, official spokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, affirmed that the Coalition's operations are continued to support Yemen's stability, restore legitimacy and liberate all Yemeni cities from the presence of Iranian-backed Houthi terrorist militias and extremist groups, adding that the coalition supports development and maintains potentials of the Yemeni people.