RCA opens new aid distribution centres in Yemen

Sana’a: The UAE Red Crescent Authority (RCA) has opened five new centres in Sana’a for distribution of food aid to poor families in Yemen. The move comes as part of the ‘Sanadhum’ campaign to provide humanitarian support to the Yemeni people. According to Khalfan Al Kindi, Director of RCA office in Yemen, a study was … Read more

US Muslim preacher named Islamic Personality of Year

WAM Dubai: Yusuf Estes, an American Muslim preacher and teacher, was named the Islamic Personality of the year for the 16th edition of the Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA), Ibrahim Bumelha, Chairman of the Award Oragnising Committee, told the media today Estes was chosen among a group of nominees for his unremitting efforts to … Read more

Abu Dhabi embarks on Globe-Trotting Grand Prix promotion

WAM Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Tourism ‘&’ Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) is gearing up for a globe-trotting summer promotional tour designed to heighten international footfall at this November’s Formula One Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Held in conjunction with Yas Marina Circuit, the venue for the November 2-4 mega spectacle, and Etihad Airways, … Read more

Abu Dhabi triathlon pair seal twin stateside podiums

WAM Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Triathlon Team clinched podium finishes at twin Ironman 70.3 events in the USA last weekend, as Australia’s Paul Ambrose and Britain’s Jodie Swallow ran out gold and silver medal winners in Providence, Rhode Island and Muncie, Indiana, respectively. For Ambrose, who won his home Ironman Australia event in May, a … Read more

Reining in the prices: UAE paper

WAM Abu Dhabi: A UAE paper has lauded efforts of the Ministry of Economy in curbing speculative and price-rigging practices, describing them as benchmark for retailers in setting the price of their products. “The UAE Ministry of Economy has initiated efforts to ensure that the prices of essential commodities are not inflated during the holy … Read more