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, US Climate Envoys meet to build momentum on climate action ahead of COP 26

Urdu Point 14 Jun 2021
Kerry was greeted on his arrival by Dr Sultan Al Jaber, the UAE’s Special Envoy for Climate Change and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology ... During his visit, Sec Kerry toured ADNOC’s Panorama Digital Command Center, where he was shown the UAE’s best in class tech-led approach to environmental responsibility within its hydrocarbon industry....

UAE: Fog alert issued in Dubai, Sharjah and Al Ain, high humidity, temperatures to hit high 40s

Gulf News 14 Jun 2021
UAE residents experienced foggy conditions on Monday morning in some parts of the country. According to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), skies across the UAE are looking clear to partly cloudy ... cent across the UAE, so dress accordingly if you are stepping out....

5.5 magnitude earthquake felt in Gulf of Aden

Khaleej Times 14 Jun 2021
The tremor was felt at 6.45am UAE time, the weather bureau added....

UAE Minister of State for Food and Water Security concludes 5-day visit to Kazakhstan

Urdu Point 13 Jun 2021
Prior to the signing of the MoU with IOFS, the UAE delegation had meetings with their Kazakhstan counterparts and other government officials, including the Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Saparkhan Omarov, and the Chairman of the Agency for Strategic ......


MENA FN 13 Jun 2021
(MENAFN - Mid-East.Info) UAE. Flamigel� in collaboration with Safe Hands UAE, the First Aid training center hosted a specialised first aid � ''Wounds and Burns Workshop'' yesterday, educating the ... ....

Readers’ Letters: UAE students write in about problems affecting the youth

Gulf News 13 Jun 2021
Dr Umamaheswararao Ginjupalli, a UAE-based Consultant Pediatrician, in his blog - Overweight and Obesity, stated that a study of schoolchildren in the UAE showed that 14.7 per cent of students were overweight ...UAE children watch, on average, two and half hours of television a day in addition to other screen-based activities ... Sharjah, UAE....

First Aid - Wounds and Burns Workshop Hosted by Flamigel

MENA FN 13 Jun 2021
(MENAFN - Dubai PR Network) June 13, 2021. Flamigel® in collaboration with Safe Hands UAE, the First Aid training center hosted a specialised first aid – ‘Wounds and Burns ... ....

11 Brilliant things to do with kids in Dubai this week

Gulf News 13 Jun 2021
The buy one, get one free offer is available 3-7pm from 7-30 June 2021, at Denny’s locations across the UAE (Al Ghurair Center, Deira City Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai Festival Plaza, Abu Dhabi Mall)....

UAE: Hot, dusty weather in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, partly cloudy in Fujairah, maximum temperature to cross 45°C

Gulf News 12 Jun 2021
Hot weather is expected across most parts of the UAE today again. According to the National Center of Meteorology, the maximum temperatures in the country will hit 45°C today. However, the eastern coastal areas of the country are expected to see partly cloudy weather ... ....

Tolerance, coexistence: How did a yeshiva end up in the UAE?

The Jerusalem Post 11 Jun 2021
Students of the yeshiva began their visit in the UAE in Dubai, meeting with Senior Rabbi of Dubai Dr ... The rabbi also discussed life as a Jew in the UAE, which places coexistence and tolerance as central pillars of its value system. The students began their next day with a visit to the Sheikh Mohammed Center for Cultural Understanding....

UAE: First Holocaust exhibition in Arab world opens in Dubai

Ruptly 11 Jun 2021
"At the moment I believe there are about 2000 Jewish people in UAE," said Solly Wolf, President of Jewish Community Center of UAE, praising as "unbelievable" that Dubai now hosts a Holocaust museum....

Huawei launched worldLargest Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Center

Urdu Point 11 Jun 2021
Islamabad (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th April, 2021) Huawei opened its largest Global Cyber Security and Privacy Protection Transparency Center in Dongguan, China today, with representatives from GSMA, SUSE, the British Standards Institution, and regulators from the UAE and Indonesia speaking at the opening ceremony....