UAE’s Sheikh Mohammed takes power as dynasty speculation swirls

As world leaders descended on the United Arab Emirates this week to offer condolences on the death of ruler Sheikh Khalifa, diplomatic circles buzzed with speculation over whether his successor Sheikh Mohammed, known as MBZ, will break with tradition and pick his son as crown prince. The nomination of a crown prince or heir apparent … Read more

VP to visit UAE to convey India’s condolences over death of Sheikh Khalifa

In a gesture of goodwill, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will visit the UAE on Sunday to offer India’s condolences over the demise of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the Gulf nation, passed … Read more

PM Modi extends best wishes to new UAE president Sheikh Zayed Al Nahyan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended his best wishes to Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan after he was appointed as the new president of the United Arab Emirates. Modi expressed confidence that under his dynamic and visionary leadership, the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between the two countries will continue … Read more

UAE strongman Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed named new president

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Technology PMN Business Author of the article: Article content DUBAI — The United Arab Emirates’ de facto leader Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan was elected president of the Gulf Arab state by a federal supreme council on Saturday, solidifying his rule over the OPEC oil producer and key regional player. He … Read more

sheikh mohammed bin zayed al-nahyan: UAE’s newly elected ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan sees Iran, Islamists as threat to Gulf safe haven

United Arab Emirates strongman Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, who was formally elected president on Saturday, led a realignment of the Middle East that created a new anti-Iran axis with Israel and fought a rising tide of political Islam in the region. Working behind the scenes for years as de facto leader, Sheikh Mohammed, 61, … Read more

UAE president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan dies

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the United Arab Emirates’ president and ruler of oil-rich Abu Dhabi since 2004, has died aged 73, with his powerful brother set to become the Gulf state’s next leader. Sheikh Khalifa, who presided over the UAE’s rapid economic transformation, had retired from public life after suffering a stroke in 2014. … Read more

sheikh khalifa bin zayed: UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed dies

UAE President and ruler of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan passed away on Friday, local media reports quoting the Ministry of Presidential Affairs said. He was 73. “The Ministry of Presidential Affairs condoles the people of the UAE, the Arab and Islamic nation and the world over the demise of His Highness … Read more

Sheikh Hasina offers Chittagong Port for use by India on Jaishankar’s visit

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday called on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who offered her country’s main seaport – Chittagong Port – to India’s northeastern states like Assam and Tripura to enhance connectivity between the two neighbours. Jaishankar, who arrived here on Thursday on a brief official visit, … Read more