UAE

Mansour bin Zayed attends ceremony honouring UAE’s sporting achievements in 2017

Sharjah 24 – WAM: As part of an initiative by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, attended a ceremony that honoured the UAE’s sporting achievements in 2017, which was held today at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi.

Woman & Child

Emirati women hold leading positions today: Head of ICRC's UAE Mission

Sharjah 24 – WAM: "I am really impressed by the power and the leading positions of UAE women today," said Sophie Barbey, UAE Head of Mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC.

UAE

Maktoum bin Mohammed opens Arabian Travel Market 2018

Sharjah 24 – WAM: Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, on Sunday officially inaugurated the Arabian Travel Market, ATM, 2018, marking the start of the 25th edition of the show. The event will be held until 25th April, 2018.

UAE

Maktoum bin Mohammed heads meeting of Strategic Affairs Council in Dubai

Sharjah 24 – WAM: Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, on Sunday headed the meeting of the Strategic Affairs Council.

Arab World

Saudi Air Force intercepts ballistic missile against Najran

Sharjah 24 – WAM: The Saudi Royal Air Force on Sunday intercepted a ballistic missile launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia from Saada, Yemen, in the direction of the Saudi city of Najran.

Arab World

Arab Coalition advancing towards Mocha

Sharjah 24 – WAM: Supported by the UAE Armed Forces, the Yemeni National Forces, led by Staff Brigadier-General Tarek Mohamed Abdullah Saleh, are continuing for the 4th day running their rapid advances towards Mocha, west of Taiz, tightening their grip on the Houthi militias with the ultimate objective of lifting the siege staged on Taiz from the western zone as part of a large-scale operations on Yemen's Red Sea Coast.