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 flights: Destinations with biggest airfare drops this year revealed

Khaleejtimes 04 Dec 2023
According to the agency’s travel trends 2024 report, the destinations with the biggest airfare price drops from the UAE in 2023 compared to last year include Orlando, United States (72 per cent); Malé, Maldives (58 per cent); Rome, Italy (52 per cent); and Munich, Germany (47 per cent)....

First-ever space agencies leaders’ summit held at COP28

The Gulf Time 04 Dec 2023
As part of its leadership in organising the first participation of the Space Pavilion in COP28, and based on its pioneering role as an enabler of the space sector, the UAE Space Agency organised the Space Agencies Leaders’ Summit, the first summit of its kind with the participation of more than 20 international space agencies....

DTI cites economic alignment with UAE

Manila Bulletin 04 Dec 2023
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) believes that strengthening its economic partnerships with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will greatly benefit the country's growth, citing the UAE as a "promising partner" with strong and mutual alignments in trade and investment ... "UAE is one promising trade and investment partner of the country....

Uzbekistan, UAE Advance Renewable Energy Funding Via Mou

MENA FN 04 Dec 2023
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, December 4. Uzbekistan and UAE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at developing investment cooperation in priority sectors of ... ....

UAE's Masdar acquires 1 GW renewable portfolio in Poland - UAE news agency

Reuters 04 Dec 2023
... Energy Company (Masdar) said on Monday it had, along with Finland-based renewable energy developer and fund manager Taaleri Energia, acquired eight hybrid renewable energy projects in Poland, UAE state news agency WAM reported....

GCC Summit: Gulf Electricity Interconnection Project comes to fruition

Gulf-Times 04 Dec 2023
... and the UAE, along with Iraq, recorded the highest increases in electricity consumption in the Middle East during 2021 and 2022.The electricity interconnection between Iraq and the GCC countries is one of the solutions adopted by Baghdad to address the electricity sector crises....

Saudi Arabia: Haj 2024 registration opens for America, Australia, Europe

The Siasat Daily 04 Dec 2023
Riyadh ... Taking to X, the Saudi Ministry of Haj and Umrah said that those desire to perform Haj next year can register through the Nusuk platform ... Nusuk aims to facilitate the purchase of service packages and obtaining visas for Haj pilgrims without the need to go to foreign agencies ... UAE announces registration dates for Haj 2024; check details ... ....

AI-powered platform to help UAE farmers detect crop diseases

Khaleejtimes 03 Dec 2023
Farm owners in the UAE will soon be able to get a report detailing the quality of the soil in their farms, thanks to the Geospatial Data platform launched by the UAE Space Agency ... “We have a pilot project focused on Abu Dhabi,” said Sultan Al Zeidi, Space Projects Development senior engineer at UAE Space Agency....


Malaysian National News Agency 03 Dec 2023
Emirates News Agency (WAM) ... Emirates News Agency (WAM) ... GAZA/ DUBAI, Dec 3 (Bernama-WAM) -- The Emirati integrated field hospital in Gaza began providing its treatment services to the people of the Gaza Strip on Saturday, reported Emirates News Agency (WAM) ... at hospitals in the UAE....

UAE President, UN Secretary-General discuss COP28 agenda and regional developments

Khaleejtimes 03 Dec 2023
The meeting also addressed cooperation between the UAE and UN agencies, particularly in supporting world peace, climate action, and sustainable development, as well as humanitarian work regionally and internationally ... Pope urges leaders to put climate fight over national interests UAE....


Malaysian National News Agency 03 Dec 2023
DUBAI, Dec 3 (Bernama-Anadolu) -- A total of 118 countries pledged Saturday to triple global renewable energy capacity by 2030 and double the progress in energy efficiency at the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)....

Hope for the oceans at UAE Union Day celebrations in London

The National 03 Dec 2023
The Cop28 climate conference in Dubai would be the “most important event” the UAE had ever hosted, he added ... Emirati scientist Dr Hind Al Ameri, an expert in marine conservation talked about the importance of marine turtles on the UAE coastlines, drawing on the work of Abu Dhabi’s Environment Agency....

UAE To Allocate More Than Hundred Million USD For Water Shortage Solution

MENA FN 03 Dec 2023
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, December 3. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will allocate $150 million to solve problems related to the shortage of water resources, was reported in ... ....

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