UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan passes away

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has passed away, as per a report by state media. United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has died, state news agency WAM reported on Friday. He was also ruler of Abu Dhabi emirate. Under the constitution, vice-president and premier Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, will act as president until the federal council which groups the rulers of the seven emirates meets within 30 days to elect a new president. Khalifa, who was born in 1948,…

UAE provides 30 tons of food supplies to Afghanistan

DUBAI: Amid the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan, the UAE has provided 30 tons of food supplies to the troubled country. The aircraft carrying the food materials arrived in Kabul on Monday. Taliban spokesperson Zabiullah Mujahid said the aid will be distributed to vulnerable people through government institutions, news source reported. Mujahid also called on donors to not make the process of humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan conditional. “We call for unconditional aid, without any political motive. This is a humanitarian issue. The Afghans should be provided with aid. The UAE…