Nusseibeh reaffirms the UAE’s commitment to upholding its obligations to combat terror financing in New York. WAM
Israeli troops shot and wounded seven Palestinians on the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza medical officials said, the day before a mass rally called to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests in which around 200 Palestinians have been killed.
A UAE delegation participated in the 63rd session of the Commission of Status of Women, CSW, at the UN, which concluded on Friday. The session focused on social protection systems, access to public services, and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
A World Food Programme (WFP) official has praised the UAE’s contributions and emergency response assistance to humanitarian crises across the world.
Ambassador Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, UAE Permanent Representative to the United Nations, UN, and Other International Organisations in Geneva, received the UAE’s presidency of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, OIC, from Ambassador Shamimi Ahsan, Permanent Representative of Bangladesh, during a meeting that was held on Wednesday at the OIC’s headquarters in Geneva.
Prime Minister Imran Khan’s public acknowledgement in Tehran that terrorists had in the past misused Pakistani territory to undertake attacks against Iran, and other statements concerning foreign countries, came under a blistering attack by the opposition in the National Assembly on Tuesday.
Police in Peshawar arrested a man on Tuesday after he allegedly spread misinformation about the anti-polio vaccine in a series of videos that went viral on social media, a day after hundreds of children in different cities complained of illness and were admitted to hospitals in the midst of a province-wide anti-polio drive.
His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has unveiled on Tuesday the Sharjah World Book Capital 2019 Monument.