Category Archives: Politics

UN Commission Condemns Destruction of Mosul Mosque

The U.N.’s office of the high commissioner for human rights has condemned the destruction of the historic al-Nuri mosque by Islamic State militants in the battle-scarred Iraqi city of Mosul, calling it a war crime.

The U.N. human rights office …

Dubai Municipality to support SEWA’s Rationalisation Hour initiative

DUBAI — Dubai Municipality will support the Rationalisation Hour initiative of the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority, SEWA.

Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director-General of Dubai Municipality, signed a promise certificate in this regard during his meeting with a delegation from SEWA, …

Ministry of Interior moots enforcement of unmanned aircraft system regulations

ABU DHABI — The Ministry of Interior has mooted the enforcement of penalties and fines set to be imposed on violators of the UAE Civil Aviation Law.

The issue was the main topic of discussion at a meeting of the …

Ministry of Health and Prevention signs agreement with Lundbeck to raise mental health awareness

ABU DHABI — The Ministry of Health and Prevention has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Lundbeck, a global pharmaceutical company, to raise community awareness on mental health disorders, including depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, and Alzheimer’s disease, …

NMC launches Youth Media Council

ABU DHABI — The National Media Council, NMC, has announced the formation of the ‘Youth Media Council’, aimed at boosting participation of young media professionals in the mainstream media of the country.

“The launch of the Youth Media Council is …