Emirati reach international space station UAE

Emirati becomes first Arab to reach International Space Station

An Emirati astronaut has made history as the first Arab to reach the International Space Station (ISS), after blasting off from Kazakhstan. The Russian spacecraft carrying Hazzaa al-Mansoori of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who was accompanied by Russia’s Oleg Skripochka and NASA astronaut Jessica Meir, docked on Wednesday after a six-hour trip.

pope and the grand imam of al-Azhar signed declaration of fraternity

Pope and grand imam sign historic pledge of fraternity in UAE

The pope and the grand imam of al-Azhar have signed a historic declaration of fraternity, calling for peace between nations, religions and races, in front of a global audience of religious leaders from Christianity, Islam, Judaism and other faiths.