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VP reviews design of Dhs3b stadium
DUBAI: Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Wednesday reviewed the design of the Dhs3 billion “Mohammed Bin Rashid Stadium” which will have a 60,000-seat capacity. The fully air-conditioned new stadium will be located in the Al Aweer area of Dubai inviting worlwide participation in the new set-up. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid visited the...
 
 
 
Citizens should be priority for all, says Sultan
KUALA LUMPUR: His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has called on leaders and decision makers in the region to make the interests of nations and citizens their top priority. His Highness said humanity must come before politics when it comes to any decision or agreement and referred to Islam as the source of love, tolerance, coexistence and human rights, irrespective of...
   
Yemen talks resume in Kuwait
ADEN: UN-backed peace talks to end Yemen’s civil war resumed on Wednesday after they were suspended by the Yemeni government for three days in protest at a Houthi assault on a military base near the capital Sanaa. Buttressed by a truce which had been largely holding since April 10, the talks in Kuwait had been inching ahead before their pause and the Houthis said Saudi Arabia had on Saturday released 40 Yemeni prisoners....
 
 
UAE flays civilian deaths in Syria
CAIRO: The UAE has reiterated its deep concern over the escalation of attacks on civilians in Syria, especially in the city of Aleppo, including the government air force raids on hospitals and essential medical services in an unethical way, amid inhumane and dire conditions caused by the siege. The world community should move quickly to stop this bloodshed in Syria, it added. Khalifa Al Tunaiji, the UAE’s Acting Permanent...
   
Belarus exempts UAE citizens from pre-entry visa
ABU DHABI: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has announced that the UAE’s citizens could travel to the Republic of Belarus without the need for prior entry visa requirement, and can stay for a period not exceeding 30 days. Ahmed Saeed Elham Al Dhahiri, Assistant Under-Secretary for Consular Affairs at the ministry, said the ministry received an official memo from the Embassy of Belarus in the UAE,...
 
 
London set to elect Muslim mayor
LONDON: Opposition Labour lawmaker Sadiq Khan is on course to become the new mayor of London and the first Muslim leader of an EU capital, final opinion polls showed on Wednesday, despite attempts to link him to extremists. The son of a Pakistani immigrant bus driver has a 12- or 14-point lead over Zac Goldsmith, his multimillionaire rival from Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative party, according to two polls published...
   
10-year-old rewarded for spotting bug
"NEW YORK: The social networking giant has paid $10,000 to a 10-year-old boy for spotting a bug in Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram. According to a report in technology website VentureBeat.com, Jani from Finland discovered the security flaw in Instagram on his own. He found a bug in Instagram which requires you to be at least 13 before even signing up, that let him delete any comment on the social network....
 
 

 IN A LEAGUE OF HIS OWN 
Dr Abdullah Omran Taryam, who passed away in Sharjah on Thursday at 66, was a national symbol who played a key role in the formation of the United Arab Emirates. He was Minister for Education and Justice Minister in the Cabinet of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. Dr Abdullah as Chairman of Dar Al Khaleej revolutionised the dynamics of the media in the UAE.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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