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 launches first dedicated marine research, rescue center in the region

Arab News 09 Feb 2023
The UAE announced on Wednesday the opening of the region’s first dedicated marine research, rescue and rehabilitation center, Yas SeaWorld Research and Rescue, in Abu Dhabi ... meters center will be a key contributor to marine-life conservation in both the UAE and the wider region, ......

Envoy: Stronger Sino-UAE relations help HK in Mideast

China Daily 09 Feb 2023
Chinese Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Zhang Yiming said on Tuesday that Hong Kong is well positioned to deepen its ties with the UAE by leveraging its unique strengths amid surging Sino-UAE cooperation ... Zhang said that stronger China-UAE ties have provided a solid foundation and an environment for Hong Kong's collaboration with the UAE....

UAE: Why residents have no reason to worry about earthquakes in the region

Khaleejtimes 08 Feb 2023
Speaking to Khaleej Times, Khalifa Al Ebri, Director Department of Seismology, National Center of Meteorology (NCM), explains, "The UAE has low to moderate seismicity; hence we are safe ... Awareness campaigns in the UAE ... Turkish, Syrian expats in UAE worry about loved ones trapped, injured in earthquake rubble Video....

SeaWorld Rescue is Now Global with the Opening of the First Center Outside the U.S. ...

Victoria Advocate 08 Feb 2023
"We are very proud of our partnership with Miral in bringing this first-of-its-kind center to the UAE.�Today's inauguration is many years in the making and we cannot be more excited to make this official announcement and continue our work together to advance the conservation of ......

Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre concludes 18th session of ‘Ibn Al Dar’ programme

Urdu Point 08 Feb 2023
The five-week training focuses on enhancing skills and providing knowledge of UAE's cultural heritage. Upon completion, trainees can work part-time at the mosque center ... Al Hammadi added that the programme aligns with Abu Dhabi's efforts to promote culture and tourism by creating proud ambassadors of the UAE and its cultural message....

Dubai forms Virtual Asset Regulatory Authority to provide global framework

CryptoNewsZ 08 Feb 2023
While there are several crypto exchanges in UAE, the regulatory authority has yet to grant an ... The Unified Business Registry Platform and the UAE Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution are additional innovations that support Dubai’s goal of becoming a global hub....

UAE weather: Dusty and cloudy in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah

Gulf News 08 Feb 2023
Dubai. Heading out today? Be careful as it is dusty across the UAE ... According to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), it will be partly cloudy and dusty at times, with a gradual decrease in temperatures especially Westward ... Lowest temperature yesterday Image Credit. NCM/Instagram ... NCM/Instagram ... ....

Indonesia to open Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Solo before Ramadan

Arab News 07 Feb 2023
... tourists and become a center for moderate Islam ... The mosque symbolized the close friendship between Indonesia and the UAE and will be managed by officials from both countries, Ruhana added, with both governments planning on developing an Islamic center in the same city soon....

Fog alert out in parts of Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain, increase in temperatures

Gulf News 07 Feb 2023
According to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), skies across the UAE are expected to be sunny to partly cloudy....

Hong Kong is back and raring to go

China Daily 07 Feb 2023
The world pays attention to Hong Kong because it is an international financial, navigation and trade center, as well as a bridge that links the Chinese mainland with the rest of the world ... Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu has been visiting Saudi Arabia and the UAE, to contribute further to the Belt and Road Initiative....

Nahyan bin Mubarak, Mugheer Al Khaili review the history of places of worship in Abu Dhabi

Urdu Point 06 Feb 2023
This Summit represents an opportunity to highlight the efforts of various partners in consolidating our shared values and position the UAE as a global center for love, cohesion, tolerance and coexistence among many segments of society.” ... Since the UAE’s creation, it has strived to ......

ADX-listed Burjeel Holdings in JV with Leejam Sports to offer sports medicine in Saudi Arabia

Gulf News 06 Feb 2023
Abu Dhabi headquartered hospital operator Burjeel Holdings has confirmed its entry into Saudi Arabia, through a joint venture with Leejam Sports Company, which operates the ‘Fitness Time’ branded fitness centers in Saudi Arabia and the UAE ... Burjeel has over 16 hospitals and 23 medical centers under multiple brands, including ‘Medeor’....

BetterPlace acquires MyRobin, enters Southeast Asia market

Your Story 06 Feb 2023
The company’s first milestone is to get into Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, and Singapore–where it has created a Global Center for Southeast Asia, Pravin noted. He added that the Middle East, including UAE, Abu Dhabi, and Dubai, and then “going into the entire Gulf ......

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