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UAE President Sheikh Mohamed meets Israeli Prime Minister

The two leaders discussed cooperation and development opportunities in various sectors

Condolences

Sheikh Mohamed accepts condolences from US Vice President Kamala Harris, Saudi Crown Prince, among others

The world leaders condoled the death of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan elected as new UAE President

Sheikh Mohamed was unanimously elected to succeed the late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan

In pics: UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan with world leaders

Sheikh Khalifa became President of the UAE in 2004 after the passing away of Sheikh Zayed

Private, public sector across UAE to remain closed for three days, starting May 14

Work in federal, local and private entities across the country will resume on Tuesday, May 17

UAE leaders mourn passing of President Sheikh Khalifa

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan passed away on May 13, at age 73

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia to restart privatisation plan for 29 airports

Ownership of the 29 airports has already been moved to a new entity

Emmanuel Macron

Macron beats Le Pen to win second term as French president

The 44-year-old Macron becomes the first incumbent to win a second term since Jacques Chirac two decades ago

President of Israel arrives in the UAE

The president was accompanied by first lady Michal Herzog

Sir Tim Clark Emirates Airlines

US 5G rollout ‘utterly irresponsible’, says Emirates president

Sir Tim Clark noted that the airline wouldn’t take any risks

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE

We’re ushering in next 50 years with a well-thought-out strategic vision: UAE President

Sheikh Khalifa affirms that the pursuit of regional and global peace and maintaining the principles of good-neighbourliness will continue

UAE President, Ajman Ruler pardon prisoners ahead of 50th National Day

The UAE President has instructed that 870 prisoners be released

UAE’s Ahmed Al Raisi elected Interpol president for 4-year term

Al Raisi was elected following three rounds of voting

Frank Dai named new president of Huawei Cloud Middle East

The cloud division aims to provide the best public cloud services in the region including optimal latency and ultimate experience

Citrix appoints new interim CEO after David Henshall steps down

Bob Calderoni currently serves as chairman of the board and is also a member of the board of directors of KLA Tencor and Ansys

Haiti president Jovenel Moise

Haiti’s President Moise assassinated in night attack on his home

First Lady Martine Moise was injured and is in the hospital

Emirates insiders among potential successors to Tim Clark

Clark, 71, was originally set to retire in June 2020, but stayed on to help guide Emirates through the coronavirus pandemic

Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu chosen to try to form Israel’s next government

Netanyahu will have up to six weeks to try to cobble together a coalition

Power Letters 2021: Ethan Xue, President, OPPO MEA

The Covid-19 pandemic forced a revitalisation of OPPO’s capabilities

Abu Dhabi’s AI university appoints academic Eric Xing as president

Professor Dr. Xing has been a visiting associate professor at Stanford University, and a visiting research professor at Facebook

UAE President issues decree for private sector to pay equal salaries to men and women

The procedures, controls and standards necessary for evaluating work of equal value will be set by the government

Message from the top: Hamad Buamim, president and CEO, Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry

As companies across the GCC tackle the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, regional business leaders reveal insights on what their organisations are doing and offer advice on how to deal with the current crisis