News

  • Monday, February 12, 2018
    RAS AL KHAIMAH, United Arab Emirates (Reuters) - The world’s longest zipline will open in the United Arab Emirates on Friday, propelling thrill-seekers at speeds of up to 150 kilometers an hour down the Middle East country’s highest mountain peak. ... more
  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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  • Friday, January 5, 2018
    One of the biggest New Year’s Eve displays in the UAE took place on Al Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah, with the emirate ushering in the New Year by setting the Guinness World Record for "largest aerial firework shell". ... more
  • Monday, June 5, 2017
    The emirate has much to offer both investors and tourists, writes Norman Lane. This material is disseminated by Karv Communications, a registered foreign agent, on behalf of RAK.  More information is on file with the US Department of Justice. ... more
  • Monday, December 19, 2016
    The 37th annual summit meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) wrapped up in Manama on December 8. For the most part, the final communique reiterated long-standing GCC views that reflect the fundamental alignment of the Gulf states with U.S. policies and perspectives.   ... more
  • Tuesday, August 2, 2016
    As the UAE Ambassador in Washington, Yousef Al Otaiba is the voice of the Emirates in America. He explains to Frank Kane his role in the growing commercial relationship between the two countries.   ... more
  • Tuesday, May 31, 2016
    Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) has been honoured by the Emirates and Europe Economic Forum with an Innovation Award, winning the category of “Innovative Development of Free Zones” at an event in Warsaw, Poland recently. ... more
  • Wednesday, May 4, 2016
    Fitch Ratings has affirmed Ras al Khaimah's Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'A' with Stable Outlook. The issue ratings on RAK Capital's senior unsecured foreign currency bonds have also been affirmed at 'A'. ... more
  • Thursday, April 7, 2016
    Cisco and Intertec Systems hosted a joint event to highlight the importance of digitization in the Internet of Things (IoT) era at the Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah (RAK). Technology experts and senior executives from both companies provided insights on Cisco’s Data Center, Application and Collaboration solutions and held demonstrations to highlight the key features and benefits delivered by these solutions and the role they play in supporting RAK’s digital transformation initiatives. The event was attended by RAK-based government, semi-government and private sector customers representing multiple industries.   ... more
  • Wednesday, April 6, 2016
    A centre for children with autism has been saved from closure after the community rallied around to help.   ... more

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