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
The Arab League's monitoring mission to Syria has been frozen given the escalation of violence in the country, the Arab League said in a statement on Saturday.
"It has been decided to immediately stop the work of the Arab League's mission
An Arab observer delegation in Syria is running into further difficulties, with two members either quitting or threatening to do so within 24 hours because their mission is proving ineffectual.
An observer who declined to give his name sai
Arab League officials will arrive in Syria on Thursday to prepare for monitors overseeing an Arab peace plan, after activists said President Bashar al-Assad's forces carried out the deadliest assault in their nine-month crackdown on protests.
Syria said an Arab League plan to send a monitoring mission to Syria will compromise the country's sovereignty and dismissed as "wishful thinking" a warning by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that the country risked descending into civil war
Dubai Exports, an agency of the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED), Government of Dubai, expects more UAE companies to increase trade and their presence in Brazil.
The agency, which recently completed a successful trade missio