UAE News

Belarus, UAE have great prospects in trade and economic relations

24 Feb 2015

Belarus and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have big prospects in trade and economic relations, Economy Minister of Belarus Vladimir Zinovsky told media during the Belarusian-UAE business briefing on 24 February, BelTA has learned.

 “Friendly and kind relations established between our countries thanks to the heads of state are still lack a strong economic basis. Suffice it to say that the mutual trade totals nearly $70 million, although it is on a constant increase. The UAE investment... Read More

Romanian Simona Halep reigns at Dubai Open

24 Feb 2015

Top seed brushes aside 17th seed Pliskova to claim first crown in Dubai

Dubai: Romanian Simona Halep justified her status as the top seed with a 6-4, 7-6 (4) win over plucky Czech Karolina Pliskova to win her first Dubai Duty Free Women’s Open crown at the Dubai Tennis Stadium here late on Saturday.

Halep picked up a cheque for $456,000 (Dh1.67 million) and the glittering trophy from Princess Haya Bint Al Hussain, wife of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice... Read More

Idex 2015: World’s best known assault rifle maker takes to the skies as Kalashnikov enters drone market

24 Feb 2015

The company behind the Kalashnikov plans to manufacture drones for the first time as international sanctions hit Russia’s arms industry.

Kalashnikov Group, part of the Russian state corporation Rostec, is taking a 51 per cent stake in Zala Aero, a drone maker.

“At first, sanctions had a strong impact,” said Aleksey Krivoruchko, the chief executive of Kalashnikov. “Before, most of our products were civilian weapons sold mostly to the USA. Right now most of our sales are military... Read More

Latest educational solutions at GESS 2015

24 Feb 2015

Middle East's leading education show, Gulf Educational Supplies and Solutions 2015 (GESS), taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre. In its 8th year, GESS 2015 is hosting 350 exhibitors from 35 countries with more than 9,000 regional and international education professionals expected to attend. Iman Media is showcasing it's education offerings, showcasing how products can efficiently perform based on the various requirements. 

The innovative answer to many education questions is... Read More

Youzhny to face Federer in opening round

23 Feb 2015

‘This is by far the toughest draw I have had in a long, long time’

Dubai: Two-time semi-finalist Mikhail Youzhny will be looking to go at least one better as he makes his 14th successive appearance at the Dubai Duty Free Men’s Open that starts at the Dubai Tennis Stadium from Monday.

However, the 32-year-old will have to first contend with six-time champion Roger Federer, who comes in to defend the title he won last year by beating Tomas Berdych in the final. Federer will also... Read More

UAE are considering participation in the construction of Ring Road

23 Feb 2015

Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Denis Manturov, head of the Russian delegation participating in the International Defence Exhibition IDEX 2015 to be held from 22 to 26 February 2015 in Abu Dhabi, said there were ongoing  talks with UAE on the participation of companies from the United Arab Emirates in the construction of a Ring Road.   "We hope that our colleagues from the United Arab Emirates will actively invest in various sectors of the Russian economy," said Denis Manturov... Read More

Denis Manturov met with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

23 Feb 2015

At a meeting with HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Denis Manturov confirmed Russia's interest in the development of trade-economic and military-technical cooperation with the United Arab Emirates.

Of all the international delegations, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi took the first chapter of Industry and Trade.   The meeting discussed a number of promising... Read More

Rustam Minnikhanov President of Tatarstan attends IDEX 2015

23 Feb 2015

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – February 22, 2015: (L-R) HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohamed Al Maktoum Crown Prince of Dubai, HRH Prince Mohamed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia, HE Rustam Minnikhanov President of Tatarstan, HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice-President Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, HE Omar al Bashir... Read More

Azerbaijan represented at IDEX-2015

23 Feb 2015

Azerbaijan’s emergency situations, defense, defense industry ministers and the state border service chief are attending the exhibition in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi. Rashad Suleymanov -APA. The capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi hosts the international defense exhibition IDEX-2015.

Azerbaijan’s Defense Industry Ministry is represented with a stand at the exhibition, which brought together up to 1,500 companies from various countries, APA reports.

The Azerbaijani... Read More

UAE’s JadoPado Expands, Sees Local E-Commerce Hit $12bn By 2018

22 Feb 2015

The online retailer has expanded into a marketplace, and will host sellers from around the world.

UAE e-commerce site JadoPado announced that it has now expanded into an online marketplace, and will allow retailers from across the world to sell products via its platform.

The move will help local and international sellers avoid the hassle of setting up their own sites, and will make it easy for them to reach a wide audience in the region, said Omar Kassim, JadoPado’s CEO.

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