Latest Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Stories

2010-05-26 05:59:00

DUBAI, UAE, May 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- While wealthy Gulf States are grappling with a new epidemic of obesity, millions across the Middle East and North Africa still suffer the hidden hunger of under-nutrition. This is the 'double-burden' of malnutrition in the MENA region and both conditions are rooted in poor diet lacking in vitamins and minerals. These two faces of malnutrition are being tackled at a conference taking place in Dubai 25-26 May.

2010-04-19 07:29:00

ABU DHABI, UAE, April 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapid urban growth in emerging nations has rarely been accompanied by foresight and planning.

2010-01-21 02:01:00

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates and WUXI, China, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

2009-12-21 04:58:00

ABU DHABI, UAE, December 21 /PRNewswire/ -- - Two Successful Poets are Ready for the Second Phase of the Biggest Poetry Competition in the Arab World The first live episode of the biggest Nabati poetry competition, "Million's Poet", was broadcast live last Wednesday on Abu Dhabi TV - the exciting journey to the top poetry title and the 5 million UAE dirhams prize has started in a hot competition between the best 48 poets in Arabia. From Al Raha Beach Theatre in Abu Dhabi and on...

2009-09-16 09:34:37

The government of Abu Dhabi is donating $150 million to the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, hospital officials announced Wednesday. The gift, to be paid over five years, will enable the institution to hire more than 100 surgeons, researchers and staff members, the Washington Post reports. It was arranged by Joseph E.

2009-05-20 07:00:00

ABU DHABI, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Rashed Al Oraimi, the Secretary General, announced yesterday the official call for nominations for Sheikh Zayed Book Award; an international awards program to recognize writers, translators, novelists and publishers who contribute to promoting the Arabic culture.

2009-03-09 07:07:00

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheikh Zayed Book Award, the Arab World's most prestigious and well-funded prize, announced Professor Pedro Martinez Montavez of Spain the winner of the cultural personality of the year prize.

2009-01-22 08:59:50

Barclays bank in Britain would need to compensate Abu Dhabi investors handsomely if the government increased its stake in the bank, a key deal-maker said. In a letter from Amanda Staveley, chief executive of private equity PCP Capital, to Abu Dhabi investor Sheik Mansour bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Staveley

2009-01-19 12:04:00

Inaugural prize awarded to Barua for bringing renewable energy to rural communities ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan.

2009-01-18 20:21:00

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates and LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- iCrete, a clean technology leader and the world's premiere concrete technology company, and UNIBETON Ready Mix, one of the largest concrete producers in the Arabian Gulf, announced an exclusive licensing agreement today.

Word of the Day
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.