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 National Day: Dh2,000 fine for breaking traffic rules

Gulf News 25 Nov 2020
The official 49th UAE National Day celebration will be held on December 2 in Abu Dhabi, under the theme “Seeds of the Union... Staged in Abu Dhabi, the show will be broadcast live to an audience of millions in the UAE and beyond, ensuring residents can unite in celebration from the safety of their homes, official news agency Wam reported....
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Customs to take Sivasankar into custody in Kerala gold case

The Telegraph India 25 Nov 2020
The Customs has said it has arrested around 15 people, including prime accused Swapna Suresh, Sarith PS and Sandeep Nair, in connection with the seizure of 30 kg smuggled gold illicitly imported as diplomatic baggage of UAE consulate in Thiruvananthapuram on July 5. The agency has ......
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Kuwait, UAE share common history, heritage - official

MENA FN 25 Nov 2020
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) DUBAI, Nov 25 (KUNA) -- Kuwait and the UAE share common history and heritage, said Kuwaiti Consul General in Duba... ....
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UAE is putting the sun back at the centre of our world

The National 25 Nov 2020
For the five billion years that our sun has existed, so has solar power ... It is time to remember it ... Knowing solar to be integral to the future we need to build and invest in, the UAE was an early adopter of the power and potential of solar ... Dr Nawal Al-Hosany is a permanent representative of the UAE to the International Renewable Energy Agency ....
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Kerala court grants Customs custody of Sivasankar in gold smuggling case

Indian Express 25 Nov 2020
The Customs has said it has arrested around 15 people, including prime accused Swapna Suresh, Sarith PS and Sandeep Nair, in connection with the seizure of 30 kg smuggled gold illicitly imported as diplomatic baggage of UAE consulate in Thiruvananthapuram on July 5. The agency has ......
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UAE allows 100 pct foreign ownership of businesses

Xinhua 24 Nov 2020
1 this year, expats and foreign investors can have 100 percent ownership of businesses in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the official WAM news agency reported on Monday. UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Monday issued a decree to scrap the need to have UAE nationals as business sponsors and amend Law No....
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Sheikh Mohammed all praise for Sarah Al Amiri

Gulf News 24 Nov 2020
Sarah Al Amiri, Minister of State for Advanced Technology, Chairwoman of the UAE Space Agency and EMM Science Lead, came in for a special ......
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Economic boost tipped after UAE company ‘game-changer’

Arab News 24 Nov 2020
“The decree is reflective of the UAE’s forward-looking vision to open up its economy by creating a favorable legislative environment that will keep pace with the changes taking place across the global economy and supporting companies operating in the country,” the official UAE news agency, WAM, said....
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Abu Dhabi Plants Mangrove Forest To Reduce Carbon Footprint

The Tennessee Tribune 24 Nov 2020
By December, UAE-built drones will plant 4,000 mangrove seeds near global energy company ENGIE’s Mirfa power plant in Abu Dhabi, as well as monitor their growth over the next year. This is the first phase of the Blue Carbon Environmental and Social Responsibility project from Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD)....
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UAE's new foreign ownership law has what it takes to drive new business, investments

Gulf News 24 Nov 2020
The UAE Government's latest decision allowing full ownership by foreign nationals of their businesses will only accelerate what’s already been happening at the ground level in the last two to three years ... What the UAE Government changed. UAE allows 100% ownership of businesses for foreign nationals from December 1, 2020 ... Agency....
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UAE's new foreign ownership law is a magnet for new business, investments

Gulf News 24 Nov 2020
The UAE Government latest decision allowing full ownership by foreign nationals of their businesses will only accelerate what’s already been happening at the ground level in the last two to three years ... India's Tata Group is pushing ahead with wholly-owned outlets in the UAE for its retail brands Tanishq and Titan ... Agency....
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Dubai's RTA changes names of five metro stations

The National 24 Nov 2020
“The metro stations naming rights initiative offers an investment opportunity to private firms and organisations in various trading, financial and service sectors in the UAE," said Abdul Mohsen Ibrahim Younes, CEO of Rail Agency ... Meet the UAE's first female train controller....
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Covid-19 to impact UAE holiday shopping

MENA FN 24 Nov 2020
(MENAFN - Brazil-Arab News Agency (ANBA)) S�o Paulo � The year of 2020 brought on more changes to UAE retail than the last ten years combined. A Gulf... ....

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