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UAE incubator of innovation: Mohammed
DUBAI: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, stated that the UAE has emerged as one of the major incubators of innovation and future technology in the world today, and its focused initiatives to shape the future have become global models that can be emulated in all sectors. “We implement what we plan, and we pursue actions not theories. The rapidly...
 
 
 
Mohamed Bin Zayed, Parrikar hold meeting
ABU DHABI: His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, on Monday received visiting Indian Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar. Sheikh Mohamed and Parrikar discussed bilateral relations between the UAE and India and ways to enhance them in the light of the distinguished bonds of friendship. They also reviewed co-operation between the two...
   
Sheikh Sultan orders scholarships for students
SHARJAH: Under the directives of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the government of Sharjah will grant scholarships to the students of the University of Sharjah (UoS) and the American University of Sharjah (AUS), who have newly graduated from high schools and who graduated last year but did not join the university because they joined the national service....
 
 
Killer was customer, not friend: Obaida’s father
Sharjah: Unable to bear the grief over the brutal murder of her nine-year-old son, Obaida, the mother of the Sharjah boy has suffered a nervous breakdown and has been transferred to a hospital. The body of the boy who was reported missing by his parents last Friday was found under a tree near the university city at Al Warqa area. The funeral prayer for the boy was performed on Monday after Maghreb prayer at the Al Sahaba mosque...
   
Hadi hails UAE, Saudi’s role
RIYADH: President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi of Yemen has said that his country emerged victorious in the ‘battle of existence’, thanks to the co-operation and support of the Arab Coalition countries, spearheaded by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Yemen’s warring parties held their first face-to-face meeting in nearly a week on Monday after the government delegation ended a boycott, the UN envoy said....
 
 
Private sector working time reduced for Ramadan
ABU DHABI: The working hours of private sector employees in the UAE will be reduced by two hours during the Holy Month of Ramadan, according to a circular issued by Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation on Monday. The circular is in implementation of Article (65) of Federal Labour Law No. 8 of 1980 regarding work relations and its amendments thereof. The minister congratulated President His Highness Sheikh...
   
Over 148 die in Syrian blasts
Beirut: More than 148 people were killed on Monday in bombings claimed by Daesh group in northwestern Syria, the deadliest attacks yet in the regime’s coastal heartland. Seven near-simultaneous explosions targeted bus stations, hospitals and other civilian sites in the seaside cities of Jableh and Tartus, which until now had been relatively insulated from Syria’s five-year civil war. The unprecedented attacks on strongholds of...
 
 

 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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