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United Arab Emirates: Country in Middle East
The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates, is a country in Western Asia located at the eastern end of the Arabian Peninsula. It borders Oman and Saudi Arabia, and has maritime borders in the Persian Gulf with Qatar and Iran. It is a federal elective constitutional monarchy formed from a federation of seven emirates, consisting of Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain. Their boundaries have numerous enclaves within each other. Each emirate is governed by a ruler, who together form the Federal Supreme Council, and one of whom serves as President of the United Arab Emirates. In 2013, the UAE's population was 9.2 million, of which 1.4 million were Emirati citizens and 7.8 million were expatriates. The estimated population of the UAE in 2020 was 9.89 million.

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EAM Jaishankar meets UAE counterpart at Hyderabad House [Video]

EAM Jaishankar meets UAE counterpart at Hyderabad House

External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar met his UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan at Hyderabad House in the national capital on February 26. Both the leaders discussed to strengthen..

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UN raises concerns about Dubai princess [Video]

UN raises concerns about Dubai princess

The U.N. has called on the UAE to present proof of life that one of the ruler of Dubai's daughters is still alive. A video published earlier this week apparently shows Sheikha Latifa saying she's being..

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Princess Latifa: UAE 'a lawless country with good PR firms', campaigner David Haigh tells Euronews [Video]

Princess Latifa: UAE 'a lawless country with good PR firms', campaigner David Haigh tells Euronews

Princess Latifa, the daughter of UAE vice president Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, claims she is being held against her will.

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Britain: UAE should prove Dubai's Latifa is alive [Video]

Britain: UAE should prove Dubai's Latifa is alive

Britain wants to see proof that Sheikha Latifa, one of the ruler of Dubai's daughters, is still alive after the BBC showed a video in which she said she was being held against her will in a barricaded..

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Sisters of Saudi activist: We want 'real justice' [Video]

Sisters of Saudi activist: We want 'real justice'

The sisters of prominent Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul said on Thursday they wanted real justice for her, the day after she was released from prison. Colette Luke has more.

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UAE’s Hope probe enters Mars orbit [Video]

UAE’s Hope probe enters Mars orbit

The United Arab Emirates’ Hope probe has successfully entered the red planet’s orbit, marking an historic day for missions to Earth’s neighbour.The achievement makes the UAE only the fifth..

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UAE’s Hope probe expected to make history as it inches closer to Mars [Video]

UAE’s Hope probe expected to make history as it inches closer to Mars

The Hope probe, the United Arab Emirates’ first Mars mission, is expected to enter the red planet’s orbit on Tuesday.The spacecraft will explore the atmosphere of the planet, something that has not..

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UK travellers rush home from UAE before 1pm flight ban [Video]

UK travellers rush home from UAE before 1pm flight ban

Thousands of British travellers have rushed to return home from the UnitedArab Emirates (UAE) on Friday before a flight ban came into force. Socialmedia influencers and models are among those affected..

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UK bans UAE flights, shutting world's busiest route [Video]

UK bans UAE flights, shutting world's busiest route

Britain is banning direct passenger flights from the United Arab Emirates from Friday, shutting down the world's busiest international airline route from Dubai to London. Libby Hogan reports.

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US calls for withdrawal of Russian, Turkish forces from Libya [Video]

US calls for withdrawal of Russian, Turkish forces from Libya

US ambassador calls on Russia, Turkey and the UAE to immediately cease military intervention in Libya after deadline for foreign troops to withdraw passed.

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"India was fastest to reach first 1-mn vaccinations," informs Health Ministry [Video]

"India was fastest to reach first 1-mn vaccinations," informs Health Ministry

"India was the fastest to reach the first 1 million vaccinations," informed Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan during a press briefing on January 28. Drawing a comparison with other countries, Bhushan..

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Israel and UAE quick to pursue economic ties [Video]

Israel and UAE quick to pursue economic ties

Israel and UAE quick to pursue economic ties - and the end of the office as we know it. Plus, the wildfires put California's wine industry under considerate strain. All in this week's Business Planet..

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Coronavirus: UAE moves to mitigate economic fallout [Video]

Coronavirus: UAE moves to mitigate economic fallout

In this episode, Target looks at what the UAE is doing to cushion the economic fallout caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Innovating out of lockdown [Video]

Innovating out of lockdown

From disinfecting Dubai's streets with drones to sanitizing gates, Sci-tech explores some of the innovative technological solutions being employed in the UAE to combat COVID-19.

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How Mars might hold the key to better understanding climate change [Video]

How Mars might hold the key to better understanding climate change

The UAE sets its sights on Mars with the Hope probe due to launch this Summer to unlock the secrets of the red planet's puzzling history.

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