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Higher Committee of Human Fraternity unveils design for Abrahamic Family House

Higher Committee of Human Fraternity unveils design for Abrahamic Family House

22 Sep 2019

WAM – The Higher Committee of Human Fraternity has held its second meeting at the New York Public Library in which they shared with stakeholders their mission to progress a culture of mutual respect and dialogue across all backgrounds, beliefs and nationalities.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and several top Emirati officials, and representatives of several institutions and partners were present.

The meeting... Read More

MBRSC, Emirates Foundation organise live sessions with first Emirati astronaut from ISS

MBRSC, Emirates Foundation organise live sessions with first Emirati astronaut from ISS

22 Sep 2019

WAM – Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, MBRSC, and Emirates Foundation, announced organising 'Zayed’s Ambition' sessions during which school and university students, as well as the public, will get the chance to attend live video and radio sessions with Hazzaa AlMansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, while onboard the International Space Station, ISS.

Yousuf Hamad AlShaibani, Director General of MBRSC, said: "Zayed’s Ambition live sessions with Hazzaa from ISS and... Read More

Google researchers have reportedly achieved “quantum supremacy”

Google researchers have reportedly achieved “quantum supremacy”

22 Sep 2019

MIT Technology review – According to a report in the Financial Times, a team of researchers from Google led by John Martinis have demonstrated quantum supremacy for the first time. This is the point at which a quantum computer is shown to be capable of performing a task that’s beyond the reach of even the most powerful conventional supercomputer. The claim appeared in a paper that was posted on a NASA website, but the publication was then taken down. Google did not respond to a request for... Read More

Chanel re-opens renovated Dubai Mall boutique

Chanel re-opens renovated Dubai Mall boutique

19 Sep 2019

On June 14th 2019, CHANEL re-opens the doors to its largest boutique in the United Arab Emirates, located in Dubai Mall. The renovated boutique, which first opened its doors in 2009, has now significantly extended to over 715 square-meters with a ground floor dedicated to showcasing the latest CHANEL creations, Ready-to-Wear, bags, shoes and accessories, fragrances, as well as a selection of Fine Jewelry and Watches.

The two-story boutique was designed by New York based architect... Read More

After Emirates' Bling 777, here's the 'diamond'-covered A380 onboard lounge

After Emirates' Bling 777, here's the 'diamond'-covered A380 onboard lounge

19 Sep 2019

Emirates often adorns the exterior of its aircraft with wondrous artwork.

Last year, it showed off what appeared to be the most awe-inspiring livery of all – a crystal-encrusted jet named the Bling 777.

It was only a work of art and not the real thing, but it looked fantastic nonetheless.

Now the Dubai airline has gone down the spangly route once again... Read More

Crowning moment for Expo 2020 Dubai as final section of Al Wasl dome is lifted into place

Crowning moment for Expo 2020 Dubai as final section of Al Wasl dome is lifted into place

19 Sep 2019

WAM - Months of planning have successfully led to the final piece of Al Wasl dome being lifted into place after an intricate and complex construction operation. The dome’s huge steel crown was positioned at the top of the jewel of the Expo 2020 Dubai site in an inspiring feat of precision engineering, according to a press release issued by the Expo 2020 Dubai on Wednesday.

Enclosing a space of 724,000 cubic metres and standing 67.5 metres tall – higher than the Leaning Tower of Pisa... Read More

UAE joins international coalition for maritime security

UAE joins international coalition for maritime security

19 Sep 2019

WAM – The United Arab Emirates on Thursday announced it has joined International Maritime Security Construct, an international alliance that aims to protect the safety of maritime navigation and international trade.

Salem Mohammed Al Zaabi, Director of the International Security Cooperation Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, said that the UAE's accession to the alliance comes in support of regional and international efforts to deter threats to... Read More

Belarus, UAE show mutual interest in closer cooperation

Belarus, UAE show mutual interest in closer cooperation

18 Sep 2019

(BelTA) – Belarus and the United Arab Emirates demonstrate mutual interest in developing and deepening bilateral cooperation, Belarus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei told the media ahead of the talks between Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan that are due to take place in the Palace of Independence on 13 September. Sheikh Mohammed... Read More

flydubai celebrates five years of operations to Kazakhstan

flydubai celebrates five years of operations to Kazakhstan

18 Sep 2019

Dubai-based flydubai, marks the fifth anniversary of its first flight to Kazakhstan which took off from Dubai International (DXB) to Almaty International Airport (ALA) on 16 September 2014. The airline has carried more than 560,000 passengers between Kazakhstan and the UAE since 2014.

Following the success of its service to Almaty, flydubai expanded its service to Kazakhstan with the launch of direct flights to Nur-Sultan, which became its second destination in Kazakhstan and joined... Read More

A night that was “born to be gold”

A night that was “born to be gold”

17 Sep 2019

Bvlgari swept the London Fashion Week crowd off its feet with a stunning celebration for its Serpenti Seduttori women’s watch collection.

One of the highlights of the City’s chicest week, the evening event was an exhilarating way to fête the collection that was Born to be Gold, and to introduce its three latest Serpenti Seduttori styles — the first models from the line

having made their debut at Baselworld 2019. A radiant occasion devoted to the preciousness of time itself, the... Read More

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