Sharjah Ruler meets Supreme Spiritual Leader of Armenian Church

Sharjah, Nov 25, 2008 (WAM) - His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah received yesterday the Supreme Spiritual and Administrative leader of the Armenian Church His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians

UAE civilian nuclear program to secure 15 out of the 40 MWs by 2020: Gargash

Abu Dhabi Nov 25, 2008 (WAM) - The energy needs of the UAE are increasing in parallel to its demographic and economic growth and by 2020, the UAE will need 40 megawatts of electricity to meet its domestic demand,'' said H.E. Dr.

UAE pledges to adopt responsible, transparent peaceful nuclear programme

Abu Dhabi Nov 25, 2008 (WAM) - The UAE said yesterday it will work directly with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and conform with its standards in evaluating and potentially developing a peaceful nuclear energy programme.

Etihad wins major European sponsorship award

Abu Dhabi Nov 25, 2008 (WAM) - Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has won the 'European Sponsorship of the Year' award in the business to consumer category for its sponsorship of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) hurling in Ireland.

Victims of floods in Yemen hail donation of UAE President

Sana’a, Nov 25, 2008 (WAM) - A number of victims who lost their homes during the recent flood, which overrun the Eastern areas in Yemen, thanked President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, for his Nov. 11 offer to build 1, 000 houses for those affected by the floods.

Microsoft Gulf announces free software to students across UAE

Dubai, Nov 25, 2008 (WAM) - Microsoft Gulf yesterday announced the launch of the Microsoft DreamSpark Student Program in the UAE.

Microsoft's Global Anti-Piracy Day launched in 49 countries

Dubai, Nov 25, 2008 (WAM) - Microsoft Gulf recently participated in the Microsoft Global Anti-Piracy Day on 21 October 2008. Microsoft Global Anti-Piracy Day involved the simultaneous launch of education initiatives and enforcement actions in 49 countries on six continents.

World watching for UAE progress on green initiatives

Dubai, Nov 25, 2008 (WAM) - The world is watching how effective the United Arab Emirates will be in overcoming the challenge of ecological footprints, construction industry executives were told today.

Caracal to inaugurate first-ever real shooting club in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, Nov 25, 2008 (WAM) - Caracal International, the first national light weapons manufacturer, will open tomorrow the first-ever real, state-of-the-art shooting club in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chief of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince's

RTA reviews its transition to mass transit

Dubai, Nov 25, 2008 (WAM) - Mattar Al-Tayer, Chairman of the Board and Executive Director of Roads '&' Transport Authority (RTA) headed a delegation from the RTA to the 1st International Transport Conference '&' Exhibition for the Middle East held in the Kingdom of Jordan, in response t