Tags : humanitarian

UAE welcomes Ashraf Ghani on humanitarian grounds

The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation confirmed the development on August 18th. Statement on President Ashraf Ghani Wed 18/8/2021 The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation can confirm that the UAE has welcomed President Ashraf Ghani and his family into the country on humanitarian grounds....Read More

HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed named ‘Man of Humanity’ by

ABU DHABI – The Vatican’s Foundation Gravissimum Educationis has granted the ‘Man of Humanity’ Award to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces. The Award was received by Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of State, on […]...Read More

Army of pink clops in to wave flag on breast

The 11th edition of Pink Caravan Ride, an annual breast cancer awareness initiative of UAE-based non-profit Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), will ride into 2021 in a unique format in February with the participation of equestrian clubs from every emirate, and will be marked by 42 days of free health screenings for men and women […]...Read More

‘2020’: UAE hits recap on a year of triumph over

“The year 2020 — a year of challenges and accomplishments”, said His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of its buzzing, commercial city of Dubai. “(It is) a year in which the true values of our country appeared. A year in which we proved that we are […]...Read More

Dubai ruler now on TikTok to connect, impact change with

 His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has officially joined TikTok to connect with millions of his followers around the world on a new platform. The Dubai leader will share short clips of his 50-year journey in public service, providing insights in leadership and management to […]...Read More

‘American Gods’ author knits a warm call for forgotten Syrian

The bitter plight of Syrian refugees continues to be shadowed by the pandemic-tainted pitfalls of the year, but fantasy storyteller Niel Gaiman has sought to remind people that their misery should not be forgotten as the weather takes a biting turn. The award-winning author on Tuesday helped launch the UN refugee programme’s cold weather appeal, […]...Read More

UN, Ethiopia to ease humanitarian aid flow into desperate, war-torn

Weeks into the bloody conflict waging across the Horn of Africa international aid groups have finally gained access to Ethiopia’s ravaged Tigray region. The United Nations said Wednesday that it has reached a deal with the country’s government, who have now has yielded doors to the hitherto ‘comm. blackout’ area with the humanitarian groups struggling […]...Read More

The Writing is on the Wall: A ‘canvas’ of symbols

The wall built along the Occupied Palestinian Territory now teems with colour as numerous artists and human rights activists have echoed vivid, fragmented, and sometimes heartfelt, sentiments for peace and stability in the region. The striking imagery that stand out on this ‘canvas’ speaks of solidarity, hope and compassion in an exhibition put on by […]...Read More

’72 hrs’: Ethiopians teeter on edge as promised terror looms

International pressure mounted Tuesday on Ethiopia’s warring parties to cease fighting and protect civilians in Tigray, where the army says it has encircled the capital ahead of a threatened bombardment. Forces loyal to Tigray’s ruling party have been battling Ethiopian soldiers in the northern region for nearly three weeks, resulting in gruesome civilian atrocities, and […]...Read More