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H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed presides over first virtual meeting of Higher National Committee for Regulating Volunteering during Crisis.

The Higher National Committee for Regulating Volunteering during Crisis held its first virtual meeting under the chairmanship of H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Foundation. The meeting came in the wake of the Cabinet’s approval of the […]

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UAE Sends Aid Plane to Ukraine to Assist Efforts to Counter COVID-19, Repatriates Ukrainian Citizens.

A United Arab Emirates aid plane carrying 11 metric tons of medical supplies was dispatched to Ukraine to assist the country in combating the COVID-19 pandemic, benefiting over 10,000 healthcare professionals. This initiative is part of the UAE’s commitment to cooperating with countries working to combat the COVID-19 outbreak in order to strengthen global efforts to curb the virus’ spread. “This provision of aid by the UAE comes as a […]

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US, Taliban Discuss Ways to Reduce Afghan Violence

ISLAMABAD – The commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan has met with leaders of the Taliban insurgency under their bilateral peace-building agreement to discuss ways to reduce violence in the war-torn country, both sides said Saturday.    A Taliban spokesman tweeted about the meeting with General Scott Miller, who also commands NATO’s non-combat Resolution Support […]