Category Archives: Education

EHRA praises pardon for man convicted in ‘secret organisation’ case

DUBAI, The Emirates Human Rights Association (EHRA) has praised the issuing of a pardon by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to Abdulrahman Bin Subaih Al Suwaidi, an Emirati who was convicted in the “Muslim Brotherhood secret …

Ministry of Defence delegation visits ‘MILEX-2019’ in Belarus

MINSK, A senior delegation from the Ministry of Defence and the Armed Forces, led by Major General Pilot Isaac Saleh Mohammed Al Baloushi, Head of the Executive Administration of Industries and Defence Capacities Development at the Ministry of Defence, visited …

Around 133 inmates to be electronically tagged instead of being imprisoned: Abu Dhabi Police

ABU DHABI, Around 133 inmates of the punitive and correctional establishments of the Abu Dhabi Police, ADP, will be electronically tagged, as an alternative to pre-trial detention and imprisonment, with the potential for early release in 2018.

Brigadier Ahmed Saif …

UNHCR, Ibn Battuta Mall launch ‘Be the light for refugees’ for Ramadan

DUBAI, The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, is organising an awareness programme in collaboration with its strategic partner, Ibn Battuta Mall, under the theme, “Be the light for refugees” throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan, until 6th June, …

Mohamed bin Zayed attends lecture on ‘The Science of Innovation’

ABU DHABI, Human beings hate ‘not knowing’, yet no innovation ever begins with ‘knowing’, Dr Beau Lotto told a lecture hosted at the Majlis Mohamed bin Zayed on Monday, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al …

United Nations, IPU reinforce cooperation to fight terrorism

GENEVA, The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) and the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU to cement their cooperation in the fight against terrorism and violent …