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 2019-10-14 06:16 

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Nasdaq tower in Times Square celebrates Hazza Al Mansoori's journey to space...

Nasdaq Dubai has celebrated the achievement of Hazza Al Mansoori, the UAE's first astronaut, acknowledging him on the Nasdaq tower in Times Square, New York.The main facade of Nasdaq building has paid tribute to Al Mansoori, saying,...

 2019-10-14 06:16 

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Dubai Customs launches World Logistics Passport...

ubai Customs today launched the World Logistics Passport, as part of the first phase of the Dubai Silk Road strategy, to help boost the role of the Dubai Silk Road and expand demand for Dubai's products, services and integrated transportation systems....

 2019-10-13 11:51 

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UAE Cabinet approves policy to enhance competitiveness in gold markets regionally and globally...

The UAE Cabinet has approved a policy to enhance the country's position as a global hub for gold and jewelry trade, along with initiatives and tools to support its implementation. The aim of the new policy is to enhance the competitiveness of the UAE ...

 2019-10-13 06:19 

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UAE leaders congratulate Spanish King on National Day...

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to King Felipe VI of Spain, on the occasion of his country's National Day, which is observed on October 12th.His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Mak...

 2019-10-13 05:24 

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UAE's astronauts return home, receive hero welcome from Mohamed bin Zayed...

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Saturday welcomed Hazza Al Mansoori, the UAE's first astronaut, as he returned to the UAE after eight days in space.Al Man...

 2019-10-13 05:24 

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Dubai to host 2019 First Global DXB Challenge robotics event...

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Dubai Future Foundation, said that Dubai continues to cement its position as a global hub for yo...

 2019-10-10 05:31 

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Hazza Al Mansoori's home return scheduled for Saturday 12th October...

Hazza Al Mansoori's return to the UAE is scheduled for Saturday 12th October, according to the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre.Al Mansoori along with Sultan Al Neyadi will be back to the UAE accompanied with MBRSC Chairman, Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, a...

 2019-10-10 05:31 

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Hamdan bin Mohammed calls on the city to be 'In It Together' for the Dubai Fitness Challenge 2019...

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has urged all of Dubai's nationals, residents and visitors, government entities, businesses and schools to take on the 2019 Dubai Fit...

 2019-10-09 05:34 

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Hazza Al Mansoori undergoes medical experiments at Stars City...

Carrying on his scientific mission, Hazza Al Mansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, underwent a number of medical experiments, including thorough medical tests by specialists in Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre, GCTC, at Stars City in Moscow, Russia...

 2019-10-09 05:34 

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UAE leaders offer condolences on death of Saudi royal...

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, expressing his condolences on the death of the mother of Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin...

 2019-10-09 05:34 

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UAE first globally for air trade facilitation, tops ME for visa openness...

UAE is ranked first globally for air trade facilitation and tops the Middle East region for visa openness, according to the International Air Transport Association.This came as IATA presented its latest study on the importance of air transport to the Unit...

 2019-10-08 09:18 

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Khalifa bin Zayed issues Decrees on new appointments...

In his capacity as Ruler of Abu Dhabi, President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has issued a decree appointing H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, member of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, as Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive...

 2019-10-08 07:27 

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Dubai roads, transport infrastructure investments saved AED169 billion...

HE Mattar Al Tayer, Director-General and Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) revealed that investments of Dubai Government in roads and transport infrastructure, estimated at AED100 billion, had generated ec...

 2019-10-08 06:32 

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Mohamed bin Zayed receives Tolerance logo beyond 2019...

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received on Monday the Tolerance Logo, which depicts an image of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, wrapped in a Ghaf...

 2019-10-07 04:45 

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Ministry of Education, private school groups commit to over one million student visits to Expo 2020...

In the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Expo 2020 Dubai, the UAE Ministry of Education and private educational groups in the UAE have signed commitment agreements that place...

 2019-10-07 04:45 

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Hamdan bin Mohammed opens GITEX Technology Week 2019...

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, today officially inaugurated the 39th GITEX Technology Week and the 4th edition of GITEX Future Stars at the Dubai World Trade Centre.Tak...

 2019-10-06 08:30 

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Temperatures set to decrease over coming five days...

The National Center of Meteorology forecasts weather over the coming days to be cloudy, with temperatures set to decrease.Following is a detailed weather forecast issued by the NCM for the coming five days: Friday: Humid during morning with probability of...

 2019-10-06 05:44 

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Al Tayer reviews construction of 3rd phase of MBR Solar Park...

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has reviewed the progress of the 800MW 3rd phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, MBR, Solar Park.The solar park is the largest single-site solar park in the world, ba...

 2019-10-06 05:44 

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UAE private sector added 40,000 new jobs in second quarter...

The number of new jobs created by the UAE's private sector during the second quarter of 2019 reached 40,000, excluding jobs in free zones, reflecting the activity of the labour market supported by positive developments in the national economy.The nati...

 2019-10-06 05:44 

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Dubai's non-oil foreign trade delivers solid growth in first half of 2019...

Dubai recorded a non-oil foreign trade of AED 676 billion in the first half of 2019, an increase of 5% year-on-year from AED 644 billion in the corresponding half last year. The first-half figures, which represent a staggering growth of 87% from 2009, ref...

 2019-10-03 13:18 

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Space mission:Hazza Al Mansoori back to Earth, covered in UAE flag...

Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansoori has returned to Earth following his eight-day mission on board the International Space Station, ISS.Al Mansoori touched down safely in the Soyuz MS-12 descent module in Kazakhstan on Thursday.I have learned a lot about...

 2019-10-03 13:17 

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UAE first in Arab region and fourth globally in launching 5G...

The UAE is ranked first in the Arab Region and fourth globally in the launch and use of 5G networks, according to the Global Connectivity Index, The Connectivity Index, issued by Carphone Warehouse, which specialises in technology benchmarking.The UAE is...

 2019-10-03 08:41 

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Space mission: I have learned a lot about living in space: Hazza Al Mansouri...

The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, MBRSC, organised a press conference for Hazza Al Mansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, with the editors in chief and journalists from various UAE media organisations on Wednesday.Al Mansoori, who spoke to the media v...

 2019-10-02 06:55 

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Mohamed bin Zayed, Rulers, Crown Princes offer funeral prayer of Suhail Al Ketbi...

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, H.H. Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu'alla...

 2019-10-02 06:55 

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Space mission: Hazza Al Mansoori studies mechanisms of action in astronaut's motor activity at ISS...

On his sixth day aboard the International Space Station,ISS, Hazza Al Mansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, conducted an experiment to study the mechanisms of action and efficiency of different countermeasures against disturbances in the astronaut's ...

 2019-10-02 06:55 

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Mohammed bin Rashid approves new vision of Dubai Culture...

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has approved the new vision of Dubai Culture, which outlines a comprehensive roadmap to consolidate Dubai's stature as a global destination for cult...

 2019-10-01 06:54 

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Hamdan bin Mohammed chairs Executive Council meeting, approves E-commerce strategy...

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, chaired today a meeting of the Executive Council at Emirates Towers, Dubai, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashi...

 2019-10-01 06:54 

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Students engage with Hazza Al Mansoori to control Int-Ball aboard ISS...

On his fifth day aboard the International Space Station, Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansoori started his day by communicating with the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, MBRSC, teams at the ground stations in Moscow and in Dubai and informing them of his d...

 2019-10-01 05:58 

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Maktoum bin Mohammed launches 'Virtual Company Licence' for investors in 101 countries...

H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, today announced the launch of the region's first 'Virtual Company Licence', allowing investors worldwide to do business in Dubai digitally without requiring residen...

 2019-09-30 05:58 

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 2019-09-30 05:58 

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Dubai Ruler issues decree on Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre...

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has issued Decree No. 32 of 2019 on the Board of Trustees of Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre, EMAC.The Decree stipulates Majid Obaid bin Bashir Al...

 2019-09-30 05:57 

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 2019-09-30 05:57 

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Hazza Al Mansoori conducts Osteology aboard ISS...

Hazza Al Mansoori, the first Emirati astronaut, has shared a series of photos with the team at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, MBRSC, conducting an experiment on bone status indexes, body composition, and endocrine regulation in astronauts. This exp...

 2019-09-30 05:57 

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 2019-09-30 05:57 

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 2019-09-30 05:57 

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 2019-09-30 05:57 

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Hamdan bin Mohammed, Chairman of Etihad Rail discuss progress, impact of federal railway network...

Dubai Crown Prince H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum met today with H.H. Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Etihad Rail, the developer and...

 2019-09-30 05:57 

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 2019-09-30 05:57 

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 2019-09-30 05:57 

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UAE Cabinet adopts 10 strategic resolutions supporting Emiratisation...

The UAE Cabinet adopted ten strategic resolutions to support Emiratisation on Sunday during a meeting chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, at the Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi...

 2019-09-29 06:55 

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Abdullah bin Zayed delivers UAE's statement at UN General Assembly...

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has underlined the central importance of starting...

 2019-09-29 06:00 

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Mohammed bin Rashid, Rulers of the Emirates attend Al Nahyan and Al Maktoum family wedding...

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended the wedding reception held at the Dubai World Trade Centre to mark the wedding of Sheikh Khalid bin Mohammed bin Hamdan Al Nahyan t...

 2019-09-29 06:00 

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Hazza Al Mansoori reveals details about his routine aboard ISS...

In his third day aboard the International Space Station,ISS, Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansoori, began his day by communicating with the ground station at Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre,MBRSC, in Dubai, and informing them of his daily schedule. He then...

 2019-09-29 06:00 

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Under directives of UAE President, Mohamed bin Zayed exempts 211 citizens from housing loans repayments...

Under the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has ordered for the exemption of 211 citize...

 2019-09-26 07:01 

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Sharjah Ruler approves 161 urgent employment cases...

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, approved on Wednesday 161 employment cases for 75 men and 86 women within the Emirate of Sharjah.The cases were approved by the Ruler of Sharjah on urgent basis fo...

 2019-09-26 07:01 

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International Space Station mission carrying first Emirati astronaut launched successfully...

The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre,MBRSC, announced the successful launch of the space mission carrying the first Emirati astronaut, Hazza Al Mansoori, aboard the Russian spacecraft Soyuz MS-15, at 5:57 pm UAE time.This is the UAE's first mission to...

 2019-09-26 07:01 

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Mohammed bin Rashid issues Decree on Board of Investment Corporation of Dubai...

In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Decree No. (30) of 2019 on the Board of Directors of Investment Corporation of Dubai.According to the Decree, His Hig...

 2019-09-25 09:13 

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Mohammed bin Rashid issues law on joint ownership of real estate in Dubai...

In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Law No. (6) of 2019 pertaining to the joint ownership of real estate in Dubai. The new law applies to all major real...

 2019-09-25 09:13 

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Commemorative stamps to celebrate UAE's historic space mission...

Emirates Post, in cooperation with Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, MBRSC, has issued a series of commemorative stamps to celebrate the UAE Astronaut Programme, which will take the first Emirati astronaut Hazza Al Mansoori to the International Space Stat...

 2019-09-24 05:36 

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Hamdan bin Mohammed approves Emiratisation plan for Dubai...

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has approved a plan for Emiratisation in Dubai, in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Presi...

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