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 2020: Global poets, musicians unite for online cultural event

Gulf News 23 Nov 2020
Ahead of the 49th UAE National Day on December 2, a group of poets and musicians from all over the world will unite for an live streamed event to celebrate the country’s rich heritage. The sixth annual Hekayah - The Story, hosted by the Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), will ......
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UAE weather: Overcast skies, rain forecast in Sharjah, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Jebel Jais

Gulf News 23 Nov 2020
Get your umberellas ready. Many parts of the UAE including Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah and Jebel Jais will receive rain today according to the UAE's National Center of Meteorology ... Rough weather is expected over the sea along UAE's coastline till 3am on Tuesday, according to NCM's weather alert. ....
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UAE- Sawab Center launches new campaign exposing Daesh lies

MENA FN 23 Nov 2020
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) ABU DHABI, 22nd November 2020 (WAM) - The Sawab Center, a joint UAE-US digital communications hub to combat extr... ....
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UAE-US Sawab Center launches new social media campaign exposing Daesh lies

MENA FN 23 Nov 2020
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The Sawab Center, a joint UAE-US digital communications hub to combat extremist ideologies online and promote positive altern... ....
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UAE weather: Clear skies, increase in humidity at night especially in Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah

Gulf News 22 Nov 2020
UAE residents can expect a sunny day with an increase in humidity at night. According to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), today’s skies are ......
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Bank Hapoalim inks agreements with UAE financial giants

The Jerusalem Post 22 Nov 2020
The second agreement was with the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the leading financial center in the UAE capital. Under the agreements, Bank Hapoalim will work with DIFC and ADGM and their global network of banks and financial centers ... “The agreement signed with Dubai International Financial Centre is an important milestone ... ....
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INTERVIEW: Virgin Hyperloop’s vision for a connected Gulf

Arab News 21 Nov 2020
Saudi Arabia will be one of three strategic centers for Hyperloop, with another in India as well as the US ... The UAE company has plans for advanced logistics systems in its Jebel Ali hub, and between other centers in the Middle East and elsewhere via its CargoSpeed operation....
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UAE weather: Partly cloudy day and humid night in store on Saturday

MENA FN 21 Nov 2020
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Saturday will be a sunny and partly cloudy day in the UAE, according to the National Center of Meteorology (NCM), which is fo... ....
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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority patents innovative charging system for electric cars

Arab News 20 Nov 2020
Developed at the UAE public service infrastructure company’s research center, the system specializes in smart charging stations for all types of electric vehicles using a single cable and plug, regardless of whether the vehicle is charged using alternating or direct currents ... The center has published 65 scientific papers on clean energy....
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Incompetence, conspiracy and citizenship

The News International 19 Nov 2020
Five testing centers for the vaccine were set up in three major cities across the country. These centers included the Indus and Aga Khan hospitals in Karachi, the University of Health Sciences and the Shaukat Khanum Hospital in Lahore and Shifa International Hospital in Islamabad....
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World Economic Forum Selects Elastos Foundation for Global Innovators Community

XBT.MONEY 19 Nov 2020
Elastos joins other elite projects like ConsenSys and Hedera as Global Innovators representing the blockchain industry ...Shaping the Future of Technology Governance ... Education, regulation, and application make up the high-priority areas of the WEF’s blockchain platform, which has Affiliate Centers in South Africa, Colombia, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia....
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Cultivating an innovation culture in the UAE farming sector

Gulf News 18 Nov 2020
As part of its research and development efforts, International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), a non-profit agricultural research center based in Dubai Academic City, has taken several initiatives to help the UAE improve food security and nutrition, water security and environmental sustainability....
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Chelsea great Didier Drogba keen to work with Dubai Sports Council

Gulf News 18 Nov 2020
Ex-Chelsea coach Avram Grant offers to work for UAE football La Liga launches ambitious Football Center in Dubai Tokyo Olympics....
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