Sharjah

Aisha Al Qasimi: Culture of humanitarian action is core of UAE society

Sharjah 24: "Humanitarian action in the UAE is a way of life, a goal and a priority in every programme, initiative and institution,” said Sheikha Khalid Aisha Al Qasimi, Director of Sajaya.

International

U.S. points at China, not Russia, on election meddling

Sharjah 24 – AFP: U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton on Sunday singled out China, North Korea and Iran as countries who could possibly meddle in American elections -- as President Donald Trump railed about a probe into Russian interference in 2016.

UAE

UAE Ambassador receives members of martyrs' families performing Hajj

Sharjah 24 - WAM: Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, received 260 pilgrims from the families of the martyrs and wounded servicemen, who arrived at the King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah on Sunday to perform Hajj.

UAE

Hamdan bin Zayed calls to unite efforts for people affected by Kerala floods

Sharjah 24 – WAM: Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has stressed that the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to form an urgent national committee to rescue people affected by the floods in Kerala, chaired by the ERC, confirms the strength of the historic ties between the UAE and India and reflects the country’s humanitarian approach.

Sharjah

Al Jarwan: UAE is a global model of "humanitarian work"

Sharjah 24: Ahmed Saeed Al Jarwan, Secretary-General of the Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC), explained that the World Humanitarian Day (WHD) represents an initiative to encourage philanthropy.

Health

Ebola deaths in DR Congo rises to 49 with 2,000 feared 'contacts'

Sharjah 24 – AFP: The deadly Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has now claimed 49 lives since the start of the month, the government has said, and the World Health Organization expects more cases.