United Arab Emirates

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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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National Day 2020: Exploring the legacy of the UAE's last pearl diver

Gulf News 01 Dec 2020
The water would ripple as the diver gasped for air and hung on to the side of the boat ... The diver would reply with ... The late Mohammed bin Abdulla was the last pearl diver of the UAE and inculcated a love of the sea and all it embodied in his grandson ... The late Mohammed bin Abdulla was the last pearl diver of the UAE Image Credit....
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UAE National Day 2020: Watch the fireworks show in Abu Dhabi from home

Gulf News 01 Dec 2020
This year’s celebrations were designed to bring together the emirate’s community with a strong message of hope for a bright and promising future as the UAE approaches its golden jubilee, its 50th National Day, in 2021,” the DCT Abu Dhabi statement said ... Exploring the legacy of the UAE's last pearl diver ... Sounds of UAE....
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Contemporary mosque opens in Dubai

The National 12 Oct 2020
Read More. Abu Dhabi to build 15 new mosques. 100-year-old mosque built by pearl diver has stood test of time. Mosques of the UAE ... ....
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No sign of crew missing near Japan after cattle ship capsizes in storm

Gulf Daily News 04 Sep 2020
Tokyo ... A lone crew member from the Gulf Livestock 1, which went missing on Wednesday, has been rescued so far. Three vessels, four airplanes and two divers were taking part in the search, the coastguard said. UAE-based Gulf Navigation issued a statement saying the Panamanian-flagged Gulf Livestock 1 was their vessel ... ....
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This Indian girl in Dubai is just 10 and is already a certified scuba diver

Gulf News 03 Sep 2020
Colourful tales of real-life undersea adventures by her scuba diving father inspired a Dubai girl, 10, to become one of the youngest certified scuba divers in the UAE ... Cadillac CT4-V and CT5-V launched in the Middle East IPL in UAE ... US-Israeli delegation lands in UAE on historic flight....
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6 of the UAE's best scuba-diving sites: from a Dubai shipwreck to a Fujairah marine reserve

The National 02 Sep 2020
The global pandemic has created a scuba-diving boom in the UAE ... This means that many newly qualified scuba divers are now looking to join those who already explore the UAE's oceans, to discover the underwater world that makes up their own back yard ... Here, divers will find plenty of marine life at very manageable depths....
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6 of the UAE's best scuba dive sites: from Dubai shipwrecks to Fujairah's marine reserves

The National 02 Sep 2020
The global pandemic has created a scuba dive boom in the UAE ... This means that many newly qualified scuba divers are now looking to join those who already explore the UAE's oceans, to discover the underwater world that makes up their own back yard ... Here, divers will find a plethora of marine life at very manageable depths....
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From Dubai's shipwrecks to Fujairah's marine reserve: 6 of the UAE's best scuba dive sites

The National 02 Sep 2020
The global pandemic has created a scuba dive boom in the UAE ... This means that many newly qualified scuba divers are now looking to join those who already explore the UAE's oceans, to discover the underwater world that makes up their own back yard ... Here, divers will find a plethora of marine life at very manageable depths....
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Sheikh Hamdan shares video of doves nesting on the bonnet of his Mercedes G-Wagen

The National 13 Aug 2020
The Crown Prince of Dubai shared a video of the two nesting birds on Wednesday, August 12 ... View this post on Instagram ... In April 2019, he went out with a group of UAE conservationists to assist trimming a giraffe’s hooves. He is also a keen fisherman and diver. The UAE royal often shares photos of himself free diving and deep-sea fishing on Instagram. ....
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UAE weather: temperatures in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will reach mid-40s

The National 05 Aug 2020
Read More. Winners named for Abu Dhabi nature reserves. Coronavirus. UAE parents rush to buy masks for over-2s. Watch. volunteer divers help restore Fujairah's coral reefs ... Light to moderate winds will blow dust during daytime ... ....
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UAE weather: Temperatures in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will reach the mid-40s

The National 05 Aug 2020
Temperatures in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will reach the mid-40s on Wednesday, while parts of the interior could reach 48°C ... UAE parents rush to buy masks for over-2s ... volunteer divers help restore Fujairah's coral reefs ... ....
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WATCH: Volunteer divers in action to help restore Fujairah's coral reefs

The National 04 Aug 2020
Volunteer divers are being sought to help to restore and replant coral reefs in the open waters of Fujairah ... The campaign is part of an initiative to help sustain and grow marine life in UAE waters ... To date, divers have planted more than 9,000 corals ... Fujairah's divers build artificial 'mega reef' in a bid to protect UAE sea life....
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Book Ambassadors: What our envoys abroad are reading this summer

The Irish Times 04 Aug 2020
Mohammad Al Fahim’s book is also the story of the UAE, founded in 1972, and the transformation of its capital, Abu Dhabi, from a small village of pearl-divers to the economic and political powerhouse that it is today....
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