United Arab Emirates

Coordinates: 24°N 54°E / 24°N 54°E / 24; 54

The United Arab Emirates i/juːˌntd ˌærəb ˈɛmɪrts/ (Arabic: دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة Dawlat al-Imārāt al-‘Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah), sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located in the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran. In 2013, the UAE's total population was 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million are Emirati citizens and 7.8 million are expatriates.

Established in December 1971, the country is a federation of seven emirates. The constituent emirates are Abu Dhabi (which serves as the capital), Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. Each emirate is governed by an absolute monarch; together, they jointly form the Federal Supreme Council. One of the monarchs is selected as the President of the United Arab Emirates. Islam is the official religion of the UAE, and Arabic is the official language, although English is widely used.

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UAE plays leading global role in combating financial crimes: Hamid Al Zaabi

Beijing News 24 Feb 2024
In statements to the Emirates News Agency (WAM), Al Zaabi said that the FATF's announcement on the UAE's completion of all 15 recommendations of its Action Plan is a culmination of the tireless efforts of various federal, local, and private sector entities in the country in accordance with the national strategy and action plan....
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UAE removed from global money laundering ‘grey list’

The Daily Tribune - Bahrain 24 Feb 2024
UAE foreign minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, welcomed the FATF decision and said the changes will "strengthen the country’s leading status and competitiveness, and advance its position globally as an economic, trading and investment hub," according to the country's official news agency, WAM....
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Ugandan FM: Agriculture-tech synergy to help expand ties with UAE

The Gulf Time 23 Feb 2024
Uganda’s rich agriculture and the UAE’s technological prowess offer potential synergy to expand bilateral relations, Gen. Odongo Jeje Abubakhar, Ugandan Foreign Minister, told the Emirates News Agency (WAM) ... The top diplomat said that Uganda is very excited about the excellent relations with the UAE ... UAE’s support for Horn of Africa’s peace....
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UAE removed from Financial Action Task Force 'grey list' after reform progress

The National 23 Feb 2024
The Financial Action Task Force, the global body that combats money laundering and terrorism financing, has removed the UAE from its "grey list" after significant reform progress ... UAE successfully completes Financial Action Task (FATF) recommendations pic.twitter.com/4JSr5NkiPZ— UAEGOV (@UAEmediaoffice) February 23, 2024....
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UAE successfully completes FATF recommendations

Bahrain News Agency 23 Feb 2024
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the international organisation in charge of combatting money laundering and terrorism financing has announced the UAE’s completion of all 15 recommendations of its action plan, and has congratulated the UAE on this achievement ... The Emirates News Agency (WAM) also quoted Shaikh Abdullah as saying....
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UAE, Kenya finalise Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

Gulf Today 23 Feb 2024
Dr Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, said,”The UAE-Kenya Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement marks a significant milestone in our CEPA program ... Foreign trade remains the cornerstone of the UAE’s economic agenda ... Odongo Jeje Abubakhar, Ugandan Foreign Minister, told the Emirates News Agency (WAM)....
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UAE and Kenya seal economic partnership deal

LBC International 23 Feb 2024
UAE state news agency WAM quoted Kenya's trade minister Rebecca Miano as saying the deal would play an important role in enabling Kenyan exports to reach important markets in Asia and the Middle East and "stimulating investment inflows that ......
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UAE, Kenya seal comprehensive economic partnership deal

Middle East Online 23 Feb 2024
UAE state news agency WAM quoted Kenya's trade minister Rebecca Miano as saying the deal would play an important role in enabling Kenyan exports to reach important markets in Asia and the Middle East and "in stimulating investment inflows that ......
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UAE, Kenya conclude trade deal talks as Abu Dhabi expands influence in Africa

Al Monitor 23 Feb 2024
The Emirati news agency WAM reported that UAE Minister of Foreign Trade Thani bin Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi and Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Investments, Trade and Industry Rebecca Miano signed a joint statement at the conclusion of the talks on the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement in Dubai on Thursday....
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UAE: Why demand for 5-year multiple-entry tourist visa is on the rise

Khaleejtimes 23 Feb 2024
UAE travel agencies are experiencing substantial increase in inquiries for multiple-entry tourist visa over the past few months, reflecting the flexibility offered by the five-year entry permit for frequent visitors ... “Many frequent travellers to the UAE opt for multiple-entry as they do not want to keep applying for visas for their trips....
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UAE removed from FATF’s global money laundering list

Dawn 23 Feb 2024
UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan welcomed the FATF decision and said the changes would “strengthen the country’s leading status and competitiveness, and advance its position globally as an economic, trading and investment hub”, according to the country’s official news agency, WAM....
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GetNews 23 Feb 2024
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UAE Raises Travel Expenses by 30%, Only Few Consider Cancelling Plans

Al Khabar 23 Feb 2024
According to Visa's 2023 Global Travel Intentions Study, about 77% of UAE travelers have observed a rise in travel expenses ... Raheesh Babu, COO of UAE-based online travel agency Musafir, noted that all aspects of travel costs have increased, including flight prices by 20–30 percent and hotel rates by 20–30 percent ... .......
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