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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250 domestic worker recruitment agencies shut down across UAE

Gulf News 20 Jan 2021
... in the UAE in 2018 ... Al Rahoomi had asked why private recruitment agencies that brought workers to the UAE on tourist visas and illegally sent them to work with households were allowed to operate, and added that this ‘black market’ did not protect the rights of employers or maids....
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Etihad and Emirates sales, UAE to shut private maid agencies, 3,491 new cases - The Daily Update

The National 20 Jan 2021
On today's update we have the latest coronavirus figures, the UAE is to shut all private maid-hiring ......
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Israel tourist behaviour in UAE 'shameful'

Middle East Monitor 19 Jan 2021
"More than 66,000 Israeli tourists have visited UAE's Dubai and other regions since the signing of the peace agreement between the two countries," Amalia Lazarov, owner of local Travelicious travel company, told the Israeli news agency ... Abu-Dhabi suspends visa waiver for Israel travellers to UAE....
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UAE, Cyprus FMs discuss Mediterranean tensions and strategic partnerships

Arab News 19 Jan 2021
Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan reviewed the prospects of advancing relations with Cyprus in a meeting in Abu Dhabi with Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, UAE state news agency WAM reported ... Christodoulides said that the UAE was a leading regional and international stature, noting that it is a strategic partner of his country....
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UAE recognised as one of the lowest greenhouse gas emission producers for oil and gas

Gulf News 19 Jan 2021
The UAE is one of the lowest greenhouse gas emission producers of oil and gas in the world, which positions it well to achieve a clean energy transition ... “The UAE is a significant renewable energy developer and has played a leading role in driving costs down for renewable projects ... UAE....
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UAE to shut all private maid-hiring agencies by March, minister says

The National 19 Jan 2021
The UAE will shut all non-government maid-hiring agencies in the country by March to protect the rights of workers and employers, a government minister said on Tuesday ... He said 250 private recruitment agencies had been shut down and “the remaining 10 offices will be closed in March”....
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President Donald Trump awards Bahrain ruler the US Legion of Merit

The National 19 Jan 2021
Mr Trump bestowed the award on King Hamad "in recognition of his remarkable efforts to strengthen the Bahrain-US friendship relations and solid partnership”, state-run Bahrain News Agency reported on Tuesday ... US confers UAE and Bahrain with status of 'major security partners'....
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Trump awards Bahrain ruler US Order of Merit

The National 19 Jan 2021
Mr Trump bestowed the award on King Hamad " in recognition of his remarkable efforts to strengthen the Bahrain-US friendship relations and solid partnership,” state-run Bahrain News Agency reported on Tuesday ... US confers UAE and Bahrain with status of 'major security partners'....
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President Donald Trump awards Bahrain ruler US Order of Merit

The National 19 Jan 2021
Mr Trump bestowed the award on King Hamad "in recognition of his remarkable efforts to strengthen the Bahrain-US friendship relations and solid partnership”, state-run Bahrain News Agency reported on Tuesday ... US confers UAE and Bahrain with status of 'major security partners'....
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King of Bahrain awarded Order of Merit by Donald Trump

The National 19 Jan 2021
Mr Trump bestowed the award on King Hamad " in recognition of his remarkable efforts to strengthen the Bahrain-US friendship relations and solid partnership,” state-run Bahrain News Agency reported on Tuesday ... US confers UAE and Bahrain with status of 'major security partners'....
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Dawood relocates key family members outside Pakistan; Anees off the radar (IANS SPECIAL)

The Siasat Daily 19 Jan 2021
Mustakeem, who runs a garment factory in UAE, reportedly takes care of a few close relatives of the D-family who were recently flown to Dubai from Karachi ... Moin handles the D-company’s multi-million real estate business in Karachi, Lahore and the UAE....
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Dubai’s Financial Watchdog Plans to Regulate Cryptocurrency

Finance Magnates 19 Jan 2021
Published on Monday, the business plan, however, did not specify any details or deadline for introducing the regulations ... According to local news agency The National, the UAE regulator is going to publish two consultation papers in the first and second quarter of 2021, seeking feedback on the proposed crypto regulations ... .......
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