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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan ends his visit to Washington, DC after productive meetings with US Congressional leadership and senior government officialsSee Full Story.
At their meeting, the Crown Prince expressed condolences to those affected in yesterday’s attack in Boston, and reaffirmed the importance of maintaining a strong bilateral relationship centered around shared economic, security and cultural ties.See Full Story.
The UAE and US are working together to promote peace and security in the Gulf, counter extremism and deter threats to regional instability. Exponential growth in bilateral trade and economic cooperation, and new partnerships are deepening this important bilateral relationship.See Full Story.
This new, state-of-the art soccer pitch is part of the UAE Embassy and Man City’s City Soccer in the Community partnership that has provided new fields and after school soccer coaching to communities in Miami, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles.See Full Story.
$4 Million in prizes awarded to recognize individuals, companies, and organizations making significant contributions in renewable energy and sustainability.See Full Story.
Assistant Secretary of State Jose Fernandez along with other senior American officials have arrived in the UAE as part of the Economic Policy Dialogue. The EPD serves as a platform to develop new initiatives that will strengthen the economic, trade and commercial relationship between the two countries.See Full Story.
During a speaking engagement at CSIS, General Dempsey declared the UAE to be among America’s “most credible and capable allies, especially in the Gulf region.”See Full Story.
Underscoring the UAE’s commitment to renewable and clean energy, Shams 1 produces enough electricity to power over 20,000 homes.See Full Story.
His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces met with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during his first overseas trip at the Emirates Palace hotel in Abu Dhabi, discussed continued close coordination on issues of mutual interest.See Full Story.
The UAE is helping US communities, from Joplin, Missouri to New York City, recover from disasters and develop innovative new youth sports programsSee Full Story.
BBC report highlights the growing number of opportunities and successes for female architects in the UAESee Full Story.
During the Arab Health 2013 conference in Dubai, Ambassaodr Corbin outlined the important and increasing trade relationship between UAE and the United States, highlighting an approximate increase in US-UAE trade of 40% in 2012, totalling up to about $22 Billion.See Full Story.
TAQA’s investment in a wind energy project will provide emission free electricity to over 68,000 American homes.See Full Story.
New law mandates that women be represented on all government and corporate boards in the UAESee Full Story.
The new facility named Hedayah, is the first International Center of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism and will train police, educators, religious and community leaders, and policymakers from around the world on the best practices to eradicate extremismSee Full Story.
US President Barack Obama participates via televised message, stresses importance of encouraging initiative and entrepreneurship in the region.See Full Story.
Embassy celebration highlights new Etihad Airways and Emirates Airlines direct flights between the United Arab Emirates and Washington, DCSee Full Story.
Factsheet issued on UAE's 41st National Day outlines UAE's accomplishments and progress in economic and social growth. Addressing UAE's guiding principles on economic, social and cultural issues and initiatives, energy, labor policies, regional and global politics, while meeting challenges and looking ahead to future endeavors.See Full Story.
Support for education, healthcare and childhood development is deepening cultural understanding of the UAE in the US and building lasting relationships.See Full Story.
Election to the UN Human Rights Council is a recognition of a series of achievements made by the UAE in its human rights record over recent years.See Full Story.
In coordination with the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg, the UAE Embassy diplomats discussed the UAE’s efforts to diversify its economy and shared ways that local businesses can establish a presence in the country.See Full Story.
His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan spent time today with the family of Malala Yousafzai at the UK hospital treating her. The Foreign Minister said, "By helping Malala, whose courage we applaud, the UAE is also voicing its firm belief in the right of girls to education everywhere." See Full Story.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, issues an update and statement on UAE's efforts in arranging specialized care and transfer via a UAE air ambulance for Malala Yousafzai, a 14 year old Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban. See Full Story.
UAE embassy in Washington, DC, English Premier League champions Manchester City Football Club and the Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation create year-round playing field and training program for local kids. New artificial turf field will improve youth athletic and after-school programs for Chicago community.See Full Story.
Foreign Minister His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan reinforced the UAE's position as a positive contributor to stability in the region, dicussed current regional issues and highlighted UAE's innovative bid to host the World Expo 2020 under the theme "Connecting Minds, Creating the Future".See Full Story.
The agreement will further expand the vital economic ties between the US, the UAE and the Arabian Gulf Region See Full Story.
The 3 day event will focus on digital media and technology in emerging markets under the theme, "Redefining the Digital Frontier" and expects to draw media industry leaders from around the world. See Full Story.
UAE government and business leaders joined their counterparts from throughout the world to enhance cooperation on significant infrastructure challenges of the 21st centurySee Full Story.
Dr. Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs' opinion editorial published in The National outlines how UAE continues to "pursue a progressive policy of development and achievement, while protecting itself against the external challenges posed by difficult regional circumstances".See Full Story.
UAE Ambassador to the United States, Yousef Al Otaiba congratultes Emirates Airlines on their new nonstop service between Dubai and Wasington, DC, highlighting the enhanced bilateral relationship between the UAE and United States.See Full Story.
US-UAE Business Council President describes how the UAE serves as a model for stability and economic growth.See Full Story.
Senior US and UAE officials are meeting for the second UAE-US Economic Policy Dialogue in Washington DC this week. The EPD is a bi-annual meeting designed to increase trade and collaboratively strengthen the bilateral economic relationship. See Full Story.
Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, describes in an op-ed how regional events have impacted the UAE, and outlines the nation’s progressive approach to governance, education and social welfare. See Full Story.
Following eighteen months of thorough safety evaluation, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp (ENEC) follows the most rigid standards and highlights the UAE’s pursuit toward sustainability by being the first Gulf Arab state to start constructing a peaceful, civilian, nuclear power plant.See Full Story.
The Abu Dhabi Crude Oil Pipeline (ADCOP) represents a serious commitment from the UAE to enhance regional security and energy market stability by allowing Emirati oil exports to bypass the Strait of Hormuz.See Full Story.
In their meeting at the White House today, President Obama and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahayan discussed their countries deep committment to close consultation and cooperation to promote peace and stability in the Gulf region and broader Middle East. See Full Story.
In partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Dubai Ports World, the UAE is hosting the second annual high-level, public-private counter piracy conference, raising awareness & finding solutions for seafarers suffering from maritime piracy.See Full Story.
The new pipeline, which transports oil from Abu Dhabi to Fujairah on the Gulf of Oman, is part of the UAE’s commitment to global energy security and regional stabilitySee Full Story.
Brett Forest writes on Bloomberg Businessweek of the emirate of Fujairah's strategically important developments, including the soon to be completed $3.3 billion crude pipeline, opening later this year, that will carry 1.5 million barrels a day directly to ports in Fujairah bypassing the Strait of Hormuz.See Full Story.
Manchester City Football Club & UAE Embassy open soccer field on six-story rooftop for deserving children of Harlem’s Lexington Academy elementary school See Full Story.
UAE formalises first permanent headquarters of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in the region. See Full Story.
TwoFour54, the media and creative industries hub of Abu Dhabi unveils a 30 percent rebate incentive for feature films, TV, advertising and music video productions.See Full Story.
A multi-faceted campaign, titled “Traveller’s Welcome -- A Taste of Abu Dhabi’s Hospitality" in New York City’s Times Square will take over Times Square’s Father Duffy Square, May 17 to 19, opening daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. showing a glimpse into true Abu Dhabi offerings. See Full Story.
Anne Izzillo, President of the Financial Women's Association blogs on The Huffington Post about factors in the UAE that are creating a fertile environment for female entrepreneurship to grow.
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An exciting conclusion to an extraordinary season ending in a 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers at Etihad Stadium in Manchester, Man-City owned by UAE's Deputy Prime Minsiter, His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan wins their first Premier League championship since 1968.See Full Story.
Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba and Staff Colonel Abdelrahman Al Mazmi host senior US military officers, diplomats and government officials at the embassy for UAE's 36th Armed Forces Unification Day. See Full Story.
ADNOC's pavilion, designed to represent the UAE’s unique heritage and reflect the size and image of ADNOC & its Group of Companies received thousands of delegates and visitors on the first day of the OTC in Houston, Texas.See Full Story.
"Tears for Rain" and "The Road of Death" win several awards at the New York Festivals award show in Las Vegas.
Click the link below to find out more and watch "Tears for Rain", a documentary on drought-affected areas in Somalia and UAE's ongoing humanitarian efforts in the country.See Full Story.
The 10-year contract with Mubadala Aerospace's Strata Manufacturing in Al Ain makes it the Arab World's first direct manufacturer/supplier of components to a U.S. aircraft maker. Additionally, Boeing announced a strategic agreement positioning Strata as a future supplier of vertical fins for Boeing's most advanced airplane, the 787 DreamlinerSee Full Story.
The Sheikh Zayed Tower is the result of a gift from His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in honor the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founder and first President of the UAE.See Full Story.
At the conference, the UAE announced a $1 million dollar contribution to the enhancement of the IAEA’s Safeguards Analytical LaboratorySee Full Story.
Sheikh Mohamed meets with President Obama ahead of the Seoul Nuclear Security SummitSee Full Story.
Washington will be Emirates' seventh U.S. destination and its third to launch in the US this yearSee Full Story.
Senator Rubio also thanks the UAE for its generous donation of a soccer field to a South Florida Boys and Girls ClubSee Full Story.
The field will benefit deserving kids of the Miami-Dade community in South FloridaSee Full Story.
While in Florida, the Ambassador participated in a joint forum with Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs to discuss the importance of UAE-US relationsSee Full Story.
New air service underscores the growing economic and trade relationship between the UAE and USSee Full Story.
Ambassador Al Otaiba applauds Etihad’s announcement noting that it will facilitate cultural, business, and diplomatic connections between the US and the UAESee Full Story.
The new flight will help expand the already robust relationship between Texas and the UAESee Full Story.
In recent remarks, Daniel Benjamin highlights the UAE’s creative programs to fight extremism in places such as Afghanistan, Yemen, and Somalia and thanks its leadership for hosting the Global Center for Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism in Abu Dhabi See Full Story.
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s donation will further research into cardiothoracic surgerySee Full Story.
Dubai is investing $3.27 billion into a solar-energy plant to reduce its carbon footprint and diversify its energy sourcesSee Full Story.
Proposed missile defense system will bolster the UAE's military capabilities and enhance security cooperation with the USSee Full Story.
His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, United Arab Emirates Minister of Foreign Affairs, today began a working visit to Washington, DC, where he will meet with US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, senior Obama Administration officials and Members of Congress to discuss regional issues,See Full Story.
UAE signs "Country Profile Framework" with the IAEA, constituting the frame of reference for short and medium-term planning of technical cooperation. IAEA says, "UAE can be considered a model for other countries interested in developing new nuclear energy programs"See Full Story.
In honor of the nation’s 40th National Day, the United Arab Emirates Embassy in Washington, DC welcomed guests at a gala reception that honored the life and vision of the late founder and first President of the UAE, His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. The event was hosted by UAE Ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba at the new headquarters of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP)See Full Story.
On the occasion of the UAE’s National Day, Secretary Clinton lauded the relationship between the UAE and the US saying, “today, our two countries are working together to promote peace and security, support economic growth and improve educational opportunities in the region and around the world”See Full Story.
The United Arab Emirates has been elected as Chair of the Council of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and receives approval on proposition to create a trust fund to ensure the active participation of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS)See Full Story.
Emirates Airlines purchases up to 70 Boeing 777’s at the Dubai AirshowSee Full Story.
The new trade center’s mission is to facilitate business, trade, cultural understanding and education between the US and the UAESee Full Story.
UAE students studying in the US and a team of Takatof Volunteers are assisting Habitat for Humanity with their rebuilding projects in JoplinSee Full Story.
Only a few days left to cast your vote for Bu Tinah as the next 7th natural wonder of the world. Please click on hyperlink to vote for Bu Tinah IslandSee Full Story.
The Fellowship provides a unique, dynamic learning and research experience focused on biomedical innovation and improving pediatric surgical practicesSee Full Story.
Experts from over 80 countries meet in Abu Dhabi to identify key issues, explore risks and unmet opportunities facing the global economy See Full Story.
Principal Colleen Skinner also hopes to create new bonds between students in Florida and the UAESee Full Story.
The new world-class field will directly benefit more than 2500 deserving kids in the East Los Angeles communitySee Full Story.
Minister Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan provides the UAE's unique perspective on issues facing the Middle East/North Africa regionSee Full Story.
Duke University will hold its first Duke University Leadership Workshop outside the United States in DubaiSee Full Story.
Proposed Global Center of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism will focus on capacity-building opportunities for government officials, NGO's, and community leaders from around the worldSee Full Story.
Governor Richardson writes that UAE efforts to develop alternative energy can be an engine for global development, social justice, and international cooperationSee Full Story.
A new film highlights the important contribution of UAE forces in Afghanistan.See Full Story.
UAE Embassy in Washington DC, on behalf of the people of the UAE responds to the devastation caused by a tornado to Joplin schools with a donation of $500,000 to provide displaced students with laptop computers.See Full Story.
UAE soldiers serve alongside American Green Beret Special Forces in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The UAE remains the only Arab country contributing forces to the mission in Afghanistan.See Full Story.
During testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, recently confirmed Ambassador to the UAE Michael Corbin stated, “the UAE plays an influential and growing role in the Middle East, and is a key partner for the United States.”See Full Story.
Emirates Airlines signed a letter of intent with General Electric to oversee design and construction of a $120 million advanced aircraft engine repair facility in Dubai.See Full Story.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed and Secretary Clinton met to discuss ways to increase collaboration on issues affecting the region.See Full Story.
Ambassador Al Otaiba spoke at the opening of the Sheikh Zayed Institute of Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Medical Center in DC which is supported by a grant from the UAE government.See Full Story.
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Market Access and Compliance Michael Camunez and UAE’s Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Trade met to discuss bilateral cooperation and trade.See Full Story.
The UAE Women's Soccer team is training with the Philadelphia Independence while in the US for 21-day visit. The team also met with Philadelphia city officials and a South Philadelphia soccer club for girls.See Full Story.
The US and 13 GCC countries take part in UAE-hosted military drills.See Full Story.
MSU will open a public health program on its Dubai campus this fall.See Full Story.
Four UAE students will earn degrees in media and business in the United States after winning Fulbright scholarships.See Full Story.
Secretary Sebelius thanks the UAE and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for supporting the Child Polio Eradication Program in Afghanistan and Pakistan.See Full Story.
Leonard Patrick Komon sets a new course record at the 7th UAE Healthy Kidney 10K Race in Central Park.See Full Story.
AECOM and Parsons awarded contract to manage UAE’s 1200 km Etihad rail system.See Full Story.
UAE Ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba was inducted into NDU’s International Fellows Hall of Fame.See Full Story.
HH General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan meets with hospital leadership and patients at the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children’s National Medical Center.See Full Story.
HH General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan meets with Admiral Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to discuss continued UAE-US military cooperation.See Full Story.
Ban Ki-Moon thanks UAE for holding international conference on combating piracy.See Full Story.
New York’s 2011 Television & Film Awards honor UAE films with 1 bronze and 3 gold medals.See Full Story.
HH General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan discusses with Secretary Robert Gates ways to enhance UAE-US ties; receives US CENTCOM Commander James Mattis.See Full Story.
Vanderbilt University Chancellor visits UAE to discuss cooperation on higher education and scientific research.See Full Story.
The university honored the UAE, who donated $100 million to assist recovery efforts and provide humanitarian aid.See Full Story.
Leading UAE writer and director Mahmoud Kaabour will lead panel on Arab film at the Tribeca Film Festival.See Full Story.
Over 150 nations will participate in the IRENA General Assembly in Abu Dhabi to discuss global clean energy solutions.See Full Story.
Abu Dhabi Ports Company and Virginia Port Authority cooperate on marketing research, green activities, and modernization.See Full Story.
The UAE Embassy-sponsored event will benefit the National Kidney Foundation.See Full Story.
In support of Resolution 1973, UAE commits aircraft to patrol Libya no-fly zone.See Full Story.
HH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Vice President Biden discuss continued UAE-US cooperation, support of UNSC Resolution 1973.See Full Story.
During his visit to the UAE, Admiral Mullen met with the Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces, explored ways to enhance UAE-US military and defense cooperation.See Full Story.
The International Advisory Board praises safety and security of the UAE's peaceful civil nuclear energy program.See Full Story.
US company Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) offers UAE students internships, fellowships, and education programs in the semiconductor industry.See Full Story.
New archaeological evidence found in Jebel Faya in the UAE suggests that early humans migrated out of Africa via the Arabian Peninsula.See Full Story.
3M’s new innovation facility will facilitate collaboration with the government, universities, and local companies in Dubai.See Full Story.
The joint $100 million grant between the foundation and HH General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will provide life-saving vaccinations for children in Afghanistan and Pakistan.See Full Story.
Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon calls Abu Dhabi a “hub of progress.”See Full Story.
The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation gives $150 million gift to the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.See Full Story.
During her visit to Abu Dhabi, Secretary Clinton praises UAE-US collaboration on renewable energy, climate change, and sustainable development.See Full Story.
President Obama cites important contribution of Abu Dhabi’s World Future Energy Summit.See Full Story.
A 600AD monastery opens to tourists and archaeological programs.See Full Story.
The Dubai International Film Festival showcases contemporary Arab and international cinema.See Full Story.
US Secretary Gates discusses bilateral and regional security and defense cooperation with HH General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.See Full Story.
Speaking at a security conference, Secretary Clinton commends UAE civilian and humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan, counter-piracy efforts, nuclear energy cooperation with the US, and commitment to nonproliferation.See Full Story.
To honor the UAE’s 39th National Day, the UAE Embassy unveiled new artwork by Emirati artists at a gala event hosted by Ambassador Al Otaiba in Washington, DC.See Full Story.
UAE Foreign Minister speaks at NATO summit, highlights multilateral efforts to increase stability and security of Afghanistan.See Full Story.
A UAE delegation visits with US Customs and Border Protection to exchange information and expertise.See Full Story.
A US university’s Women and Gender Studies Program hosts UAE professors and plans to establish women’s studies program in the UAE.See Full Story.
US Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism acknowledges the “excellent cooperation” between the UAE and US on counterterrorism and other security matters.See Full Story.
US Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs cites previously released statistics, naming the UAE as the fastest growing international investor in the US, and highlighting the strong bilateral economic relationship.See Full Story.
HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qassimi will succeed his father, HH Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, as ruler of the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.See Full Story.
HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak was selected as an envoy for the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.See Full Story.
HH Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan addressed the 65th meeting of the UN General Assembly. While in New York, he hosted an event with senior diplomats and UN officials, which highlighted the Guggenheim Museum that will open soon in Abu Dhabi.See Full Story.
Pioneering and energy-efficient Masdar City attracts first residents.See Full Story.
UAE Minister of Energy asserts that the US and UAE’s close economic and political ties strengthen global energy security.See Full Story.
The Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi presented a gift of $1 million to Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.See Full Story.
The UAE was recognized by the World Bank as one of the largest foreign aid donors.See Full Story.
In his address to the IAEA, Dr. Anwar Gargash calls on states with nuclear capabilities to help developing nations.See Full Story.
Nationwide UAE fundraising campaign 'Your Help' raises over $20 million for flood victims in Pakistan.See Full Story.
US and UAE sign agreement for research exchange and collaboration on nuclear energy safety, security, and environmental impact.See Full Story.
US and UAE students connect at a public policy internship in Dubai.See Full Story.
UAE students devote summer break to building houses for families in need.See Full Story.
UAE Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba awards Admiral Mullen with highest UAE military honor.See Full Story.
UAE Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba statement regarding the US Department of State’s comments on the suspension of certain BlackBerry services in the UAE.See Full Story.
Doctors from the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation at Children's National meet with counterparts in Abu Dhabi to explore more opportunities for collaboration.See Full Story.
The team, in New York for pre-season matches, partnered with the UAE Embassy to support the donation of a soccer pitch to Lexington Academy.See Full Story.
The US' Special Envoy for Middle East Peace met with HH General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to discuss expediting peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians. See Full Story.
In Washington, top energy officials from 24 countries announced a series of collaborative initiatives that will cut carbon emissions and create jobs. The UAE's Special Envoy for Energy & Climate Change commented, "...investing in energy efficiency...is simply our future." See Full Story.
The documentary, premiered to a group of senior military and government officials in Washington, highlights UAE pilots' participation in Red Flag, the US Air Force's most challenging aerial combat exercise. See Full Story.
Representatives from the US and other leading economies met in Abu Dhabi to coordinate a global climate change policy after the Copenhagen Accord. The only OPEC member to participate, the UAE is investing in renewable energy technologies to create a sustainable future.See Full Story.
HE Sheikha Lubna met with Secretary of State Clinton to discuss the expanding bilateral trade partnership. At the US-UAE Business Council, she stressed the UAE's support for the latest UN sanctions against Iran, assuring the UAE economy will remain strong.See Full Story.
The UAE Minister of Foreign Trade, in a meeting with Assistant Secretary of Commerce Kumar, encouraged US companies to take advantage of opportunities in the UAE, the largest market for US goods in the Middle East. See Full Story.
The UAE convened a conference of government officials to discuss ways to combat the threat of global terrorism by enhancing aviation security measures. Secretary Napolitano heralded the meetings as a testament to the UAE and US' "...shared commitment...to better protect the traveling public." See Full Story.
The UAE’s Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) announced plans for a state-of-the-art manufacturing cluster that will include a facility to train a local workforce. ATIC has pledged continued investment in Globalfoundries, a joint venture with the US’ Advanced Micro Devices, behind the construction of an advanced chip factory in upstate New York. See Full Story.
At the US-UAE Business Council, the Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security praised the resilient US-UAE security relationship, highlighting joint military cooperation and the bilateral Peaceful Nuclear Energy Agreement. She also commended UAE efforts to enforce export control laws and prevent the shipment of dangerous goods.See Full Story.
US-UAE Business Council report says bilateral trade remains robust despite economic recession; cites UAE’s rapid economic diversification as a source. See Full Story.
The carbon-neutral, zero-waste city is featured in the museum’s green living and design exhibition. See Full Story.
The UAE, joining a world-wide response, has sent resources to the Gulf of Mexico to assist in the clean-up of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.See Full Story.
The Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC recognized Abu Dhabi for a grant provided to establish Sheikh Zayed Institute for Innovative Pediatric Surgeries at its annual gala event.See Full Story.
UAE Ambassador to the US Yousef Al Otaiba was named “Ambassador of the Year” by the organization. He was honored at a luncheon with more than 150 business and government leaders.See Full Story.
In New York, the officials discussed expanding bilateral cooperation through training programs for UAE legal practitioners. See Full Story.
In a meeting with Palestinian President Abbas, he urged the international community to take action to achieve "a just and comprehensive peace." See Full Story.
The former Dean of Education at Duke’s engineering school will assume leadership of Khalifa University of Science, Research and Technology. See Full Story.
The agreement will promote bilateral collaboration on sustainable energy and help guide UAE investments in the United States. See Full Story.
The New York Times’ Greenwire blog highlights how the UAE is “investing beyond oil.”See Full Story.
Juma Al Majid's research center provides training in restoration techniques for the preservation of cultural heritage in the UAE and broader region. See Full Story.
While in Washington, DC for the Nuclear Security Summit, HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, spoke with President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden about regional issues and bilateral cooperation on economic, diplomatic and security matters.See Full Story.
Aiming to increase animated Arabic content, the Cartoon Network will open production studios and a training academy in Abu Dhabi. See Full Story.
Khalifa University hosted a US official from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to foster greater female engagement in science & engineering. See Full Story.
Secretary Gates met with UAE officials on a coordinated regional security strategy. The UAE has indicated support for multilateral sanctions against Iran, if diplomacy fails.See Full Story.
The conference opened with the announcement of a new partnership between Fox International Channels and Abu Dhabi's twofour54. Google, News Corp, and Warner Brothers are in the capital to learn about growth opportunities. Follow coverage in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The National, and on Youtube.See Full Story.
In an op-ed, Pulitzer prize-winning columnist David Ignatius discusses the vital role of the UAE and other Gulf nations in creating a multilateral sanctions regime.See Full Story.
The two reaffirmed the strong US-UAE partnership in a joint statement. Visiting Washington, the Minister's meetings have included National Security Advisor General James Jones and key Congressional representatives.See Full Story.
The agreement will increase bilateral cooperation and support development of the UAE's peaceful nuclear energy program. In Abu Dhabi, DoE Secretary Chu welcomed the collaboration "to reduce carbon pollution through the development of clean sources of energy." See Full Story.
The Minister of Foreign Trade highlighted areas of significant economic growth, such as the UAE's non-oil foreign trade, which reached US$215 billion in 2008. See Full Story.
The state is the second-largest US exporter to the UAE, and boasts a wide array of commercial, defense, and health partnerships. See Full Story.
The group, representing about 40 US companies, will explore subcontracting opportunities in the UAE’s peaceful nuclear energy program. See Full Story.
On CNN, Nayla Al Khaja discusses her work tackling sensitive cultural issues. See Full Story.
His efforts through Children's National Medical Center's "Be Brave and Shave" campaign raised over half a million dollars to support cancer programs. See Full Story.
Fatima Al Jaber, CEO of Al Jaber Group, will occupy a seat on the Chamber's Board of Directors after claiming the highest number of votes of all candidates in the election.See Full Story.
The popular US travel site selected the Emirate as a top travel destination for 2010.See Full Story.
A delegation of senior Emirati women visited Washington, DC to meet with their US counterparts in government, business and think tanks, in order to exchange views on the role of women around the world and highlight the important role women hold in UAE society.See Full Story.
The Ambassador lauded the UAE's longstanding partnership with the Clinic in a speech to community members.See Full Story.
A top UN official lauded the UAE participation in the Global Forum on Migration and Development. See Full Story.
A visiting delegation from the UN Commission on Human Rights reviewed UAE efforts to combat human trafficking.See Full Story.
A $150 million gift to Children's National Medical Center will support groundbreaking research to make surgery more precise, less painful, and less invasive for children at the newly-created Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation.See Full Story.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, concluded his visit to Washington by meeting with US President Barack Obama.See Full Story.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, met with senior US government officials, including President Obama, during a visit to the US capital.See Full Story.
Secretary Gary Locke affirmed the Administration's support for the US-UAE agreement for peaceful nuclear cooperation with the UAE. He called the UAE a "strong regional ally," with whom the US has a "mutually beneficial political, security and economic relationship."See Full Story.
Since opening in 2007, the organization has improved educational facilities and resources in over 20 poverty-stricken countries as part of the UN's Millenium Development Goals campaign.See Full Story.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held in Saratoga, New York to inaugurate construction on the 4.2 billion dollar GlobalFoundries chip manufacturing facility. Once completed, the fab is anticipated to create over 5,000 jobs in Saratoga County.See Full Story.
Resolutions in both the US House and Senate endorse the US-UAE Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Agreement.See Full Story.
American Science and Engineering Inc. received a $8.6 million order from Abu Dhabi Customs for X-ray screening systems, to boost border security.See Full Story.
In testimony before a US House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on the US-UAE 123 Agreement, Ellen Tauscher, Under-Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, offered praise for the agreement during her testimony, calling it a "model" for Arab states. Under-Secretary Tauscher noted that the agreement represented a “significant non-proliferation achievement.”See Full Story.
The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation recently signed agreements with UNICEF to support children in Afghanistan through a number of humanitarian and development initiatives, this is KBZF’s second such agreement. KBZF is also partnering with Virgin Unite, of the UK, to work on joint education and health initiatives for impoverished communities.See Full Story.
The UAE completed ratification of the statute of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the first country to do so. The UAE also created an endowment fund of up to US$50 million annually solely to help IRENA carry out renewable energy development projects.See Full Story.
Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, released a statement describing the UAE’s disappointment with the recently released State Department “Trafficking in Persons Report.” See Full Story.
New Cabinet guidelines provide detailed expectations for workers' housing, from protection against environmental pollution and noise to providing markets and playgrounds.See Full Story.
A commencement speaker at the American University in Dubai, former US Secretary of State Colin Powell praised Dubai’s investment in education and health care.See Full Story.
The UAE Committee on Commodities Subject to Import and Export control met on the implementation of federal legislation to ban the export or re-export of military hardware, chemical and biological materials and dual-use items. See Full Story.
Dubai and Abu Dhabi are the best places to live in the Middle East, according to an international survey of more than 200 cities. See Full Story.
Former Presidential adviser Elliott Abrams writes that the UAE nuclear program would be a "powerful counterexample to Iran" and that Congress should "quickly approve the  agreement." See Full Story.
The University of Minnesota Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science has partnered with the Petroleum Institute, located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, to establish the Abu Dhabi-Minnesota Institute for Research Excellence (ADMIRE), according to a statement released Tuesday.See Full Story.
A Wall Street Journal article quotes a senior White House official saying that President Obama sees the UAE peaceful nuclear energy program as a “model for the world.”See Full Story.
Jim Hoagland writes in March that the Obama Administration, “should strongly support the UAE agreement in Congress as a model of nuclear cooperation and, more broadly, give urgent priority to preventing the spread of nuclear weapons through the Middle East.” See Full Story.
In a speech on UAE's National Day, US Ambassador to the UAE Richard G. Olson noted that "Today, the United Arab Emirates is a major commercial hub of the Gulf region; a magnet for trade, transportation, tourism, and business services; a growing center in service fields such as education and health care.In one generation, we have built a relationship that encompasses every field.A regular schedule of visits and dialogue, in both directions, that speaks to the depth and seriousness of our ties." Read Ambassador Olson's full speech. | See Full Story.
In November 2008, the US Department of State released a joint statement that read, in part, "The United States and the United Arab Emirates have an enduring partnership and share a common vision for a secure, stable, and prosperous Middle East. They share a belief in peace, respect for the sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity of all states, and a belief that religious tolerance and moderation will prevail over violence and extremism. It is these commonly held tenets that have brought the United States and the UAE to a new level of friendship and cooperation." See Full Story.
In October 2008, Judge Khulood al Dhaheri, the UAE's first female judge, was sworn in. HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi, stated: "The involvement of women in Government has been evidenced with the appointment of a female minister, the appointment of women to the Federal National Council and now the appointment of the first female judge. The decision to appoint female judges helps consolidate Emirati women's growing role in public life." See Full Story.
UAE–based Kalima –an innovative cultural initiative whose mission is to translate more than 100 works of classic and contemporary titles each year into Arabic– was a sponsor of the National Book Festival, which took place on September 27, 2008, and was organized by the Library of Congress. As part of its visit to the US, Kalima invited Americans to nominate literature by US authors for translation. See Full Story.
Dr. Hanif Hassan, UAE Minister of Education, and Margaret Spellings, US Secretary of Education, signed a memorandum of understanding on teacher and student exchanges between the two countries. Exchanges could begin as early as fall 2009, and Secretary Spellings said the agreement will help to reduce misunderstanding between the US and the Arab World, and will lead to cooperation on “key issues.”
Officials from the US Treasury, Abu Dhabi and Singapore agreed to a set of guiding principles for sovereign wealth funds (SWF), reinforcing Abu Dhabi’s earlier statements that SWF investment decisions should be based solely on commercial grounds. US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said that the UAE has “long–established, well–respected funds” and that the country showed “real leadership” by collaborating with Treasury officials. See Full Story.