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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'Safety, security and nonproliferation' will remain top priorities of UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy programme

Gulf News 21 Jan 2020
Abu Dhabi. Together with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the UAE will continue to support the development of civil nuclear energy around the world and call for operational transparency ... As the United Arab Emirates, UAE, Permanent Representative to the ......
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UAE to dispatch aid to Philippine volcano victims

The National 21 Jan 2020
The UAE has agreed to begin delivering much-needed aid to those affected by the eruption of Taal volcano in the Philippines ... “The ERC’s plan is based on two components,” a statement from Wam, the UAE’s state news agency said ... UAE ready to help Philippines with volcano fallout, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi says....
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‘Smaller nations, UAE can help spread tolerance’

Gulf News 21 Jan 2020
Increased interaction among smaller nations such as Armenia, the oldest Christian state in the world, and the UAE, a young Muslim nation, which have “strong values,” will help spread the idea of tolerance across the globe, the Armenian President Armen Sarkissian said....
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UAE-businessman Thampi arrested in India in undisclosed foreign assets probe

The National 21 Jan 2020
A UAE-based non-resident Indian businessman has been arrested in India for tax and foreign exchange offences ... His arrest comes as part of an intensive money laundering investigation checking the source of funding for assets worth 1.9 million pounds in London, according to the IANS news agency....
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UAE provides urgent aid to those affected by Taal Volcano in Philippines

MENA FN 21 Jan 2020
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) ABU DHABI, 21st January, 2020 (WAM) -- The UAE has provided urgent aid to those affected by the eruption of T... ....
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NNTC embraces disruptive technologies to solve industry problems

TechRadar 20 Jan 2020
To cash in on the growing trend, a UAE-based IT solution provider, software developer and training services company NNTC is embracing cutting-edge technologies to solve industry problems ... The company started in the UAE with IT-related training business but did not take off owing to the stiff competition but its Bahrain unit is doing well....
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Hope Probe to carry UAE Nation Brand to Mars

Gulf Daily News 19 Jan 2020
UAE ... The UAE Government had announced that the Hope Probe, which is the core of the Emirates Mars Mission, will be launched in July 2020 ... The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre will be responsible for implementing and monitoring the status of the Emirates Mars Mission while the UAE Space Agency will oversee the project from take-off to landing....
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The UAE's Hope Probe to carry the new Nation Brand to space

The National 19 Jan 2020
"Attaching the UAE Nation Brand to the Hope Probe is a celebration of the scientific milestones that the men and women of the UAE, from engineers and scientists to technicians and mathematicians, have achieved,” said Ahmad Al Falasi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills and chairman of the UAE Space Agency....
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UAE approves draft amendments to agency law

MEED 19 Jan 2020
The agency law governs commercial agency and distribution agreements. The post UAE approves draft amendments to agency law appeared first on MEED ... ....
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Etihad Credit Insurance to use scores from Credit Bureau

Gulf News 19 Jan 2020
Etihad Credit Insurance, the UAE’s export credit agency offering export financing, said on Sunday it will use credit scores to support local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) ... “Our mission is to ensure that no viable UAE exporter faces inconvenient obstacles due to lack of ......
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Bangladesh PM says CAA internal to India, calls it unnecessary

Deccan Chronicle 19 Jan 2020
New Delhi ... “We don’t understand why (the Indian government) did it. It was not necessary,” Sheikh Hasina was quoted by news agency reports from Dubai as telling Gulf News in an interview during her visit to the UAE. “No, there is no reverse migration from India ... Bangladesh is one of the three countries mentioned in the CAA ... .......
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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed meets Angela Merkel in Berlin

The National 18 Jan 2020
... Envoy of the UAE to Germany, was also present. Sheikh Mohamed said the UAE and Germany were major strategic partners and that both countries played a vital role in trying to achieve regional and international stability, Wam, the UAE’s news agency, reported....
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UAE Cabinet approves draft law allowing family businesses to list on financial markets

The National 18 Jan 2020
The UAE Cabinet approved a draft law to allow family-owned companies to list on the UAE's stock markets, according to state-run news agency Wam ... The amendments to the Agency Law come amid efforts to keep pace with economic developments and investment requirements in line with international best practices, according to the government tweet....
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