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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Pakistan-UAE travel: Smart gates at major airports to make flying smoother, faster

Khaleejtimes 14 Jul 2024
Flying out of Pakistan will become smoother as authorities plan to install new smart gates at the South Asian country's major airports. Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the country's regulatory body, has invited companies to bid on installing e-gates at the country's main airports, Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad ... UAE....
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Global Aerospace Summit set to fast-track aviation investments

Gulf Today 13 Jul 2024
Regis, Saadiyat Island Resort in the UAE capital – Abu Dhabi ... High-level speakers include Dr Mohamed Al Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security at the UAE Government, Mohammed Al-Qahtani, Chief Information Security Officer of Riyadh Airports, and Laila Odina, CEO of Riga International Airport....
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Sheikh Mohammed reviews upgrades amenities at DXB Terminal 3

Madhyamam 13 Jul 2024
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inspected the progress at Terminal 3 of Dubai International Airport (DXB) ... The airport saw a significant rise ......
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UAE: Global Aerospace Summit set to fast-track greater investments for aviation

The Siasat Daily 12 Jul 2024
Regis, Saadiyat Island Resort in the UAE capital – Abu Dhabi ... UAE ... Mohamed Al Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security at the UAE Government, Mohammed Al-Qahtani, Chief Information Security Officer of Riyadh Airports, and Laila Odina, CEO of Riga International Airport ... across the UAE....
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Listen, up football fans: there’s an exciting Manchester City event coming to the UAE

Time Out Dubai 12 Jul 2024
From the USA to Beijing, and Tokyo to São Paulo, the trophy is making global rounds and the UAE is one of the star-studded stops. The ‘Champions 4-In-A-Row Trophy Tour’ is celebrating City’s fourth consecutive Premier League title, thanks to their pals at Etihad Airways (the Official Club Partner), and the UAE is on the map....
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Look: Dubai influencer at the world's most expensive wedding

Khaleejtimes 12 Jul 2024
Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant's wedding is one of the most expensive nuptials ever ... While Dubai-based Dr Sana Sajan and Adel Sajan of Danube Group had been photographed at the Mumbai airport as they landed, more guests from the UAE are expected to attend tonight’s celebrations ... ALSO READ ... Watch. Kim, Khloe Kardashian enjoy a rickshaw ride in India....
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A new Indian airline is planning to launch in the UAE

Time Out Dubai 10 Jul 2024
If you’re looking to travel back and forth to India then you could be in luck, as a brand new airline has shared plans to land in the UAE ... Aiming to have domestic flights on the tarmac by the beginning of 2025, next stop is international routes – and the UAE is top of the list....
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UAE: Umrah packages 25% cheaper as prices drop during summer

Khaleejtimes 10 Jul 2024
A few UAE residents are opting to postpone their Umrah pilgrimage to September, hoping for a slight decrease in temperatures ... According to Pawad, the UAE residents who would like to travel to Madinah could still expect a huge crowd ... Umrah agents have also said that UAE residents can now travel to any airport in Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah....
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Schengen visa delays: UAE travellers missing Euro2024, Olympics go to visa-free countries

Gulf News 10 Jul 2024
That said, the UK remains a top choice for many residents, significantly since UAE and European carriers have increased capacities to UK airports, making fares to Britain relatively affordable, he explained ... Despite soaring airfares and visa hassles, UAE residents' appetite for travel is not slowing down....
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UAE's early-bird sports fans make a beeline to Europe for Euro2024 finals, Olympics amid Schengen visa delays

Gulf News 10 Jul 2024
That said, the UK remains a top choice for many residents, significantly since UAE and European carriers have increased capacities to UK airports, making fares to Britain relatively affordable, he explained ... Despite soaring airfares and visa hassles, UAE residents' appetite for travel is not slowing down....
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UAE summer vacation: Save Dh280 per air ticket by travelling on certain dates

Khaleejtimes 10 Jul 2024
He explained ... A poll that ran in April by SkyScanner revealed that 56 per cent of UAE travellers are aware that there are cheaper weeks and days of summer to travel, but only 3 per cent are taking advantage of this ... He said ... From floating UAE villas to breakfast with giraffes ... Airport announces restrictions for non-passengers amid travel rush UAE ... ....
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Dubai: Film production boss wins $1 million in draw after shooting in emirate

Khaleejtimes 10 Jul 2024
A Lebanese national and a Pakistani national have been announced as the new dollar millionaires. They won $1 million at the latest Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise draw, held today at Concourse A of Dubai International Airport. Both the winners were departing UAE when they purchased the winning tickets ... ALSO READ ... Dubai ... ....
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UAE flights: Runway work starts at Abu Dhabi's Zayed International Airport

Khaleejtimes 09 Jul 2024
Work has started on the North Runway of Zayed International Airport, authorities announced today ... The airport also offers a storage facility for transit travellers ... UAE flights. Etihad announces daily trips to Boston from October Got UAE stopover? Guide to leaving bags at Dubai, Abu Dhabi airports....
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