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, India discuss economic opportunities of energy transition

The Hindu 27 May 2022
The meetings were held on the sidelines of UAE Climate Envoy and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology Dr. Sultan Al Jaber's visit to New Delhi on May 26, UAE’s official news agency said .......

NIA’s latest chargesheet underscores deep rooted problem of radicalisation in Tamil Nadu

One India 27 May 2022
The NIA probe also found that while the Ansarullah operates in Tamil Nadu, it is being controlled by elements in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). New Delhi, May 27. The National Investigation Agency filed a chargesheet against one Diwan Mujpeer in ... ....

Seven Media wins top global award in London

Gulf Daily News 26 May 2022
Seven Media, a UAE-based media company that has grown to be one of the largest independent agencies in the Middle East, has won a prestigious prize in the industry at a ceremony in London.&nbsp... Seven Media took home the PR Week Middle East Agency of the Year award at the ......

Dubai's AzurX teams up with Scotland's AstroAgency for space collaboration

The National 26 May 2022
A new pathway to help Scottish businesses set up operations in the UAE will give a boost to Scotland and the Emirates' private space sector ... It would also benefit the UAE because the space agency and centre would have increased access to local suppliers for its missions, especially as the country looks to grow its private space industry....

UAE Space Agency Participates In Global Aerospace Summit 2022

MENA FN 26 May 2022
(MENAFN - Dubai PR Network) UAE Space Agency Participates in Global Aerospace Summit 2022 Abu Dhabi, UAE, 25 May 2022. The UAE Space Agency is participating in the Global Aerospace Summit 2022, ... ....

UAE Condemns Terrorist Bombing Of Mosque In Kabul

MENA FN 26 May 2022
(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency) Abu Dhabi, May 26, 2022, SPA -- The UAE strongly condemned the terrorist bombing that targeted a mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul, which resulted in a number of ... ....

Mastercard, Musafir partner to spur travel bookings

Gulf Daily News 26 May 2022
Mastercard and travel website Musafir have partnered to digitize end-to-end payment flows and launch new innovative payment products with attractive travel benefits to both consumers and corporates ... UAE-based Musafir.com is a leading online travel agency and is among the leading corporate travel management companies in the region ... ....

UAE wins contract to manage three airports in Afghanistan

The Arab Weekly 25 May 2022
... Bakhtar News Agency. However, the UAE never acknowledged his visit ... The Emirates’ state-run WAM news agency also did not acknowledge the deal, though the UAE was one of the few nations that allowed the Taliban to operate in-country diplomatic posts during their earlier rule....

Monkeypox: UAE 'assessing situation' after reporting first case

Khaleejtimes 25 May 2022
With the UAE ... A government spokesperson confirmed the UAE’s readiness in dealing with the virus....

Taliban say deal signed with UAE firm to manage airports

The Times of India 25 May 2022
... News Agency. However, the UAE never acknowledged his visit ... The Emirates' state-run WAM news agency also did not acknowledge the deal, though the UAE was one of the few nations that allowed the Taliban to operate diplomatic posts in their nation during their earlier rule....

Taliban says deal signed with UAE firm to manage airports

The Los Angeles Times 25 May 2022
... to Afghanistan’s state-run Bakhtar News Agency. However, the UAE never acknowledged his visit ... The Emirates’ state-run WAM news agency also did not acknowledge the deal, though the UAE was one of the few nations that hosted the Taliban’s diplomatic posts during its earlier rule....

Dubai Customs takes part in World Customs Organisation meetings

Beijing News 25 May 2022
The SAFE Framework rests on the three pillars of Customs-to-Customs network arrangements, Customs-to-Business partnerships and Customs-to-other Government Agencies co-operation. In the meeting, the WCO thanked the UAE for successfully hosting the 5th WCO Global Authorised Economic ......

UAE Reports First Case Of Monkeypox In The Gulf

MENA FN 25 May 2022
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) The UAE's Ministry of Health reported on Tuesday the first case of monkeypox, becoming the first Gulf country to detect a case of the disease, Trend reports citing Al ... ....

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