The UAE has taken one step closer to its planned mission to Mars with the signing of a partnership agreement between the Emirati Mars probe teams.
The agreements were signed in the presence of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Makt
The United Nations Security Council has declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a "threat to international peace and security" as the death toll hit 2,630 and France became the latest Western nation to step up its support.
A permanent GCC mission will be set up in Geneva by the end of this year.
Plans for the diplomatic representation, which will work closely with UN member states, were revealed yesterday by GCC secretary-general
The Mars science rover Curiosity landed on the Martian surface shortly after 10:30 pm Pacific time on Sunday (0530 GMT) to begin a two-year mission seeking evidence the Red Planet once hosted ingredients for life, Nasa said.
Syria has failed to comply with a pledge to withdraw weapons from population centers, and towns where citizens met with UN truce monitors may have been attacked, international mediator Kofi Annan told the UN Security Council on Tuesday.
A high profile delegation from the Australia Gulf Council (AGC) will visit the UAE this week aiming to strengthen Australia's trade and investment relationship with the UAE.
The UAE is an attractive market for Australia, with exports to th