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 and Iran Foreign Ministers Exchange Eid Greetings in Video Call: WAM News Agency

The Algemeiner 03 Aug 2020
... Mohammad Javad Zarif exchanged greetings for the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday in a video call, UAE state news agency WAM said on Sunday....
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Cong-led UDF in Kerala stages online protest demanding CM's resignation in gold smuggling case

Yahoo Daily News 03 Aug 2020
The protest started at 9.30 AM and ended at 1 PM ... On July 5, the customs seized around 30 kg of gold worth Rs 15 crore from a diplomatic baggage addressed to the UAE Consulate which arrived at the International airport here. The National Investigation Agency and the Customs department are investigating the matter ... ....
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Kerala gold smuggling case: Congress-led UDF stages online protest demanding CM's resignation

The Times of India 03 Aug 2020
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM ... The protest started at 9.30am and ended at 1pm ... On July 5, the customs seized around 30 kg of gold worth Rs 15 crore from a diplomatic baggage addressed to the UAE Consulate which arrived at the International airport here. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the Customs department are investigating the matter ... Download ... City....
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UAE's Barakah nuclear plant an “important milestone” for generating clean energy, says IAEA

The National 02 Aug 2020
Congratulations UAE for achieving first criticality of Unit 1 of Barakah NPP ... In a statement shared on Bahrain News Agency, the ambassador of Bahrain to the UAE, Sheikh Khalid bin Abdullah bin Ali bin Hamad Al Khalifa, also congratulated the UAE, and noted how closely it followed the historic launch of the Hope Probe to Mars last month....
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UAE announces operation of 1st Arab nuclear plant

The Siasat Daily 02 Aug 2020
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced the start-up operations of its first nuclear power plant in capital Abu Dhabi. The milestone achievement was announced through a tweet by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE prime minister on Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported....
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Bahrain reiterates solidarity with UAE after Turkish minister’s comments

Gulf News 02 Aug 2020
Bahrain denounced hostile statements made by Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar against the UAE, Bahrain News Agency said on Sunday ... On Saturday, the UAE warned Turkey against interfering in Arab countries’ internal affairs. In a statement, Dr Anwar Gargash, UAE’s Minister of ......
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UAE, Iran Foreign Ministers Discuss COVID Challenge

Voa News 02 Aug 2020
In a video call during which they also exchanged greetings for the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan told his Iranian counterpart that strengthening bilateral cooperation was important element in tackling the coronavirus, UAE state news agency WAM said....
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UAE reports 239 new COVID-19 infections, no deaths

Arab News 02 Aug 2020
... overnight after carrying out 42,428 additional tests, UAE state news agency WAM reported....
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UAE, Iran foreign ministers discuss COVID challenge: WAM agency

Metro USA 02 Aug 2020
DUBAI (Reuters) – The foreign minister of United Arab Emirates told his Iranian counterpart that strengthening bilateral cooperation was an important element in tackling the coronavirus, UAE state news agency WAM said on Sunday ... Gulf Sunni Arab allies the UAE and Saudi Arabia....
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Women's IPL a possibility; Three teams to be proposed during GC meet

International Business Times 02 Aug 2020
The tournament will be played in the UAE; the same venue for this year's men's IPL ... Speaking to the agency, sources in the know of developments said that a 3-team IPL for women is to be proposed during the GC ... their preparedness before their soon-to-be proposed matches in the UAE....
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UAE and Iran foreign ministers discuss COVID-19

Arab News 02 Aug 2020
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed and Mohammad Javad Zarif also exchanged Eid Al-Adha greetings, the UAE state news agency WAM reported Sunday....
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India: Three-year-old Kerala boy dies after swallowing coin, was denied hospital admission over COVID-19 fears, say relatives

Gulf News 02 Aug 2020
An X-ray revealed the presence of the coin ... See also.. COVID-19 ... UAE. Unrequested roaming charges in India COVID-19 test kits pour off South Korean production line UAE ... These flights from the UAE to India and Pakistan are now open. According to a report by the news agency Press trust of India, the child's swab has been collected for a COVID-19 test ... ....
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