Human Rights

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Praises UAE’s Protections for Women in Light of COVID-19.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet praised efforts by the UAE to protect women during the COVID-19 pandemic in a recent webinar titled “COVID-19 and Gender Equality: Living Up to the Challenge.” The UAE has exerted significant effort to protect women, launching remote work for pregnant women and mothers with children in the 9th grade and younger as early precautions to curb the spread of COVID-19. “The UAE is fully […]

GCC countries implementing measures to support human rights, UAE tells Human Rights Council.

Obaid Salem Al Zaabi, UAE Permanent Representative at the United Nations, UN, and Other International Organisations in Geneva, stressed that Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, member countries are putting in place additional measures to support human right…

Entertainment

Monumental Sports & Entertainment, UAE Announce Global Esports Partnership.

Monumental Sports & Entertainment and the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Washington, D.C. have announced a partnership focused on the growth and inclusivity of esports on a global level. Built on a shared passion for gaming, this partnership en…

Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi’s RAQEE wins Al Thakhira Cup thriller

Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi’s RAQEE (Mared Al Sahra x Cath) was back in the winner’s circle within a year of his previous victory with the 6yo topping the AL THAKHIRA CUP (LOCAL PUREBRED ARABIANS) at the dirt track at Al Rayyan Park on Wednesday. In the…

Education

UAE bent on bringing significant qualitative improvement in education system: H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Chairman of the Education and Human Resources Council (EHRC) last week chaired two virtual meetings of the EHRC. “The UAE is bent on bringing significant qualitative improvement in the education system, out of a keen educational vision based on firmly established […]

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed presides over virtual meetings of Education and Human Resources Council.

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Chairman of the Education and Human Resources Council, EHRC, said the UAE boasts qualified cadres at the federal and local levels who are capable of coming up with innovative solutions to ensure a successful national development drive. H.H. Sheikh Abdullah […]

Health Services

Ministry of Public Health Today Announced the Registration of 2,355 New Confirmed Cases of Covid-19, With 5,235 People Having Recovered From the Virus in the Last 24 Hours, Bringing the Total Number of Recovered People in the State of Qatar to 25,839 Case

​The reason for the large increase in the number of recoveries is due to the application of the latest international recommendations regarding criteria for recovering from COVID-19 infection, which was approved by the Ministry of Public Health. ​Over the last 24 hours, the Ministry also recorded 18 new patients being admitted to intensive care due […]

UAE Sends Medical Aid to Sudan in Fight against COVID-19

The United Arab Emirates today sent an aid plane containing 11 metric tons of medical supplies to Sudan to bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.   The aid will assist approximately 11,000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus.   Commenting on the aid delivery, His Excellency Hamad Mohammed Humaid Al Jneibi, UAE Ambassador to Sudan, stated: “The UAE stands with Sudan as it confronts one of the […]