Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, paid a visit to Kabul hospitals, marking the organization’s first high-level visit to Afghanistan since the Taliban assumed control of the country. Dr. Ahmed Al Mandhari, the WHO’s director for the Eastern Mediterranean, accompanied the first African to lead the organization to meet Taliban leaders, health workers, and their own employees in the country, as well as tour a hospital. During Dr. Tedros’ visit, they also congratulated the UAE, Qatar, and Pakistan for their contributions to Afghanistan.

The two urged Afghanistan’s health system to stay neutral and conflict-free, and the…


The Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Centre, a specialized healthcare facility, has announced plans to hire 1,000 citizens in administrative and medical responsibilities over the next five years, as well as train Emirati medical cadres. According to Emirates News Agency WAM, the center also announced plans to expand the scope of its programs in order to recruit and nurture Emirati talent and create more professional opportunities for residents in various industries across the country.

As part of the ADSCC’s contribution to the UAE Government’s Nafis program, the center pledged to conduct a series of initiatives aimed at professionalizing national cadres and motivating them to engage in the private sector. On a national level, the program will aid private sector organizations in supporting “The Projects of the 50.”


The Abu Dhabi Stem Cell Center, a special purpose research institute in Abu Dhabi, has begun the first trial of its kind in the UAE and the region to investigate the efficacy and safety of immune cell therapy known as T-cells in the treatment of blood cancers like myeloma, lymphoma, and other types of cancer using CAR T-cell receptors.

Dr. Fatima Al Kaabi, Director of the Abu Dhabi Bone Marrow Transplant Program and principal investigator in the immune cell experiment, expressed her delight in the UAE’s and country’s first of its kind accomplishment. “We are delighted to be the first institution in the country and the region to produce and conduct This new and innovative type of treatment and research domestically to help understand its effects on cancer cells,” she said.


The Abu Dhabi Stem Cell Center, a specialized research institute in Abu Dhabi, has begun the first trial of its kind in UAE and the region to investigate the efficacy and safety of immune cell therapy known as T-cells that use CAR T-cell receptors in the treatment of blood cancers such as myeloma, lymphoma, and other types of cancer. …


“We reject the resolution adopted this week in the European Parliament concerning the United Arab Emirates,” said H.E. Saeed Al Hebsi, Director of Human Rights at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. We categorically deny the text’s assertions, which have already been discussed and discarded as factually inaccurate. Furthermore, the resolution utterly disregards the UAE’s tremendous achievements in the sphere of human rights. Every country has its own laws and legal structures; the UAE Constitution and national legislation embody fundamental rights that ensure that all citizens and residents are treated fairly.”


The Abu Dhabi Stem Cell Center, a highly specialized research institute in Abu Dhabi, has begun the first trial of its kind in the UAE and the region to investigate the efficacy and safety of immune cell therapy known as T-cells that use CAR T-cell receptors in the treatment of blood cancers such as myeloma, lymphoma, and certain types of lymphoma. Immune cell treatment with CAR T-cell receptors is one of the newest and most widely recognized immunotherapies. It works by reprogramming immune cells, which are an important part of the body’s anti-tumor response mechanism, and preparing them to fulfill…


A daring rescue attempt between Israeli charity workers and the United Arab Emirates saw dozens of sportswomen, female rights activists, and a singer transported to safety in Abu Dhabi from Taliban reprisals. The tense evacuation gathered 41 Afghans from various locations in Kabul, bussed them through Taliban checkpoints and over the northern border into Tajikistan, and finally flew them to the UAE. The Israeli-Emirati trip, which took place earlier this month, was the first collaborative humanitarian endeavor between the two Middle Eastern countries and is part of increased cooperation since the Abraham Accords, which restored relations.

A well-known Afghan singer…


Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, paid an official visit to the United Kingdom to usher in a new chapter in bilateral relations. Sheikh Mohamed was hosted by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson at 10 Downing Street in central London for a wide-ranging discussion and the announcement of a Future Partnership between the two countries. The meeting’s joint communique stated, “The Prime Minister congratulated the United Arab Emirates on its fifty anniversary of its founding in 1971.”

Sheikh Mohamed hoped for another half-century of close ties with the United…


The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, will begin an official visit to the United Kingdom. Sheikh Mohamed will be welcomed to 10 Downing Street by Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a wide-ranging bilateral discussion and the establishment of a ‘Partnership for the Future’ between the two countries. A military Guard of Honour and a UK-UAE business reception will be held in conjunction with the summit.

The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, will begin an official visit…


The United Arab Emirates celebrated a year since normalizing relations with Israel, a decision that enraged Palestinians but that leaders hope would result in a trillion dollars in commercial exchanges. The UAE and Gulf neighbor Bahrain formally recognized Israel on September 15, 2020 in Washington, in front of then-US President Donald Trump, triggering Palestinian claims of a “stab in the back.” The unexpected move, which came as part of the US-brokered Abraham Accords, defied decades of Arab consensus that barred formal connections as long as the Palestinian question remained unaddressed.

However, it signaled a regional thaw, with Morocco and Sudan…

Hazel Clayton

I’m a businesswoman in the United Arab Emirates

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