Press Releases

Chorus of Condemnation Growing in Washington Following Houthi Terror Attack in UAE

January 20, 2022

UAE Seeks US Government Designation of Houthis as Foreign Terrorist Organization

UAE Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba Spoke on Thursday with Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA), and House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Michael McCaul (R-TX)

United Arab Emirates Embassy, NASA, Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre Co-Host ‘A Call From Space’ With UAE, US Astronauts

August 25, 2023

Event, emceed by award-winning entertainer Steve Harvey, highlighted growing UAE-US cooperation in space, UAE’s achievements in the space sector

Watch the event recording here.

UAE, German Embassies Co-Host Event Celebrating 2023 Special Olympics World Games

May 16, 2023

Ambassadors “pass the torch” as the Games go from Abu Dhabi to Berlin; highlight Special Olympics’ success to promote inclusion worldwide

UAE Embassy in Washington, D.C. Hosts Annual Interfaith Iftar; Abrahamic Family House Director Highlights UAE’s Commitment to Inclusion, Coexistence

March 31, 2023

Washington, D.C. (31 March 2023) – The UAE Embassy in Washington last night welcomed a diverse group of religious, government and civil society leaders to its sixth annual Interfaith Iftar – an annual tradition marking the holy month of Ramadan.

UAE Launches Manara Centre to Promote Regional Co-Existence

March 14, 2023

WASHINGTON, DC, 14th March, 2023 (WAM) - The UAE today announced the formation of the Manara Centre, the regional centre for coexistence. Based in Abu Dhabi and named after the Arabic word that means “source of light”, the centre will support core UAE values and initiatives, such as the Year of Tolerance and the Abrahamic Family House.

COP28 President-Designate Emphasizes Importance of Energy Industry as Part of Solution at COP28

March 8, 2023

WASHINGTON, DC, 6th March 2023 (WAM) - Dr. Sultan bin Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology and COP28 UAE President-Designate, today emphasized the integral role that the oil and gas industry plays in solving the climate challenge during his keynote remarks at CERAWeek.

Speaking at the plenary on the first day, Dr. Al Jaber explained, “Energy leaders have the knowledge, experience, expertise and the resources needed to address the dual challenge of driving sustainable progress while holding back emissions.”

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan Concludes Visit to US

February 17, 2023

WASHINGTON, DC, 17th February, 2023 (MOFAIC) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, concluded his visit to Washington, DC after meeting with senior US government officials and Congressional leaders.

UAE Foreign Minister Meets US Counterpart, Senators in Washington

February 15, 2023

WASHINGTON, DC, 15th February, 2023 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on Tuesday met with Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State, in Washington.

They discussed ways to further broaden and deepen the strong US-UAE partnership, and cooperation in the fields of security, climate, trade exchange and investment.

Following presidential directive, Mansour bin Zayed appoints COP28 UAE President-Designate

January 12, 2023

Success of Joint Emirati-Saudi Mediation Regarding Release and Exchange of Prisoners between United States and Russian Federation

December 8, 2022

ABU DHABI, 8th December, 2022 (WAM) -- In a joint statement, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, announced the success of the mediation led by President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for the release and exchange of two prisoners between the United Stat