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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Questions persist after UAE $20 million donation to Las Vegas

Middle East Monitor 24 May 2020
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has donated 200,000 coronavirus testing kits worth an estimated $20 million for a testing site in the American state of Nevada ... According to the International Labor Organization, human trafficking is a $150 billion global industry of which the UAE is a center of gravity....

UAE weather: Cloudy with a chance of rain on Sunday

Gulf News 24 May 2020
UAE weather. Your Sunday is looking cloudy with a chance of rain over some parts of the UAE. According to the National Center of Meteorology, convective cloud formation ......

Saudis, African Muslims debate date of Eid Al-Fitr

The Jerusalem Post 24 May 2020
The UAE's International Astronomy Center announced that the moon had set before the sun for all countries in the Muslim world on Friday, meaning that it could not have been seen on Friday night. The center noted, however, that Venus and Mercury had converged "very closely and ......

UAE weather: Another sunny day mixed with clouds ahead

MENA FN 21 May 2020
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The UAE will experience another day of sun and some clouds, according to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM). The weathe... ....

Las Vegas needed help testing for coronavirus; then a crown prince stepped in

News-Press Now 21 May 2020
Although talks initially centered on how to bring back concerts and sports events to Las Vegas during the epidemic, Murren said his counterparts in the United Arab Emirates quickly realized Nevada didn’t have enough test supplies to help stem the spread of the disease ... “It really gave University Medical Center a real shot in the arm.”....

COVID-19: How you can baby-proof your home to keep your child safe

Gulf News 21 May 2020
Anna Smith, an occupational therapist with Dubai-based The LightHouse Arabia Center for Wellbeing said that quarantine conditions posed unique challenges for parents as well as children ... - Anna Smith, occupational therapist with Dubai-based The LightHouse Arabia Center for Wellbeing....

UAE Develops a Rapid Coronavirus Laser Testing Technology

Canada Dot Com 20 May 2020
Laser beam technology identifies the virus as soon as blood cells are infected Camera detects morphological change in blood cells Tests and instant results can be provided in public places Introducing this technology reinforces the UAE’s position as a center for research, innovation and technology....

UAE weather: Cloudy conditions and temperatures between 40° to 45°C

Gulf News 20 May 2020
Dubai. Your Wednesday is looking partly cloudy and hazy. According to the National Center of Meteorology, some parts of the UAE will see scattered cloud formation. Cloudy weather is expected till Thursday ... Subscribe ... ....

UAE weather: Sun and some cloud forecast today

MENA FN 20 May 2020
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) There will be sunny skies mixed with some cloud in the UAE on Tuesday, the National Center of Meteorology says. The NCM predi... ....

Saudi Supreme Court to announce start of Eid Friday night

Arab News 20 May 2020
The Supreme Court asked all Muslims who see the moon with their own eyes or with special equipment to register the sighting with them or other nearby centers....

Gulf Medical University makes liquid biopsy a reality in the era of clinical oncology

Gulf News 19 May 2020
Liquid biopsy is a new paradigm in cancer diagnosis and management in the UAE ... "We are ready to colloborate with all the cancer centers in the UAE and the Gulf region in order to use our liquid bioposy lab and make it a center of excellence in cancer genomic and immuno-oncology in the UAE."....

Weather: Temperature to touch 44C in UAE with 85% humidity

MENA FN 18 May 2020
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The National Center of Meteorology (NCM) has predicted fair to partly cloudy weather for today in UAE with a probability of c... ....