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Earning one of the few coveted spots on Children’s National Medical Center's residency program in Washington, District of Columbia, Dr. Fatima Al Dhaheri is determined to use her time & training in the United States to help further advance pediatric medicine in the United Arab Emirateshttp://ow.ly/BEudW

"The arts – whether it is music, theater or dance – are a truly universal language that connects different societies and promotes greater cultural understanding.” 
-Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba 
Honorary Host, Wolf Trap Ball, in support of arts and education programs, celebrating the Foundation’s partnership with the UAE Embassy in Washington, DC

26 Emirati women, including United Arab Emirates Minister of International Cooperation & Development, HE Sheikha Lubna Al Qassimi take top spots onForbes Middle East list of 200 Most Powerful Arab Women. ow.ly/BvTom

"The United Arab Emirates agrees with Barack Obama's remarks last night. Now is time to act against #ISIS & the broader threat of Islamic extremism. The international community needs to respond with an urgent, coordinated, and sustained effort. The UAE values engagement with the world in economic and educational opportunities, women as full partners in society, respect for minorities and for other faiths and most importantly Islam as a religion of peace and compassion”.
-Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba
Atlantic Council Annual Board Dinner

"Violent men who claim to talk on behalf of Islam have nothing whatsoever that connects them to Islam, they are apostates and criminals. Islam is a civilising religion that gives mankind dignity. A Muslim is he who does not inflict evil upon others. Islam is the religion of tolerance and forgiveness, and not of war, one of dialogue and understanding”. 
-The late Shiekh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founder & first president of theUnited Arab Emirates ow.ly/Bo7ki

'UAE ready to join anti-ISIL coalition' - The National discusses AmbassadorYousef Al Otaiba's The Wall Street Journal op-ed on how a multinational effort, including the United Arab Emirates could defeat threats posed by ISIS & other terrorist organizations. ow.ly/BkXnC

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba's The Wall Street Journal op-ed stresses urgent need to counter dangers of violent extremism and how a multinational effort could defeat threats posed by ISIS & other terrorist organizations.ow.ly/BjanC

The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement strongly condemning acts of terror and criminal practices by violent extremists which undermine regional and international stability and threaten universal humanitarian values, cultural heritage, and norms of tolerance, multiculturalism, and religious diversity. http://ow.ly/B5i8h

United Arab Emirates Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba underscores the UAE’s commitment to challenging extremism: “The UAE is ready to join the international community in an urgent, coordinated and sustained effort to confront a threat that will, if unchecked, have global ramifications for decades to come.” Read his statement in full: http://bit.ly/1ttOaid