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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Yes, it’s time for Dubai business to restart

Gulf News 28 May 2020
Dubai Businesses Restart Today...’. It was a headline from May, 27, 2020. Indeed - it has started. This reminded me of Amitabh Bachchan’s forceful quote in his popular TV showKaun Banega Krorepati”. He would say “Your time starts now...” ... “UAE divers share thrill of swimming with five meter whale sharks...” ... This is character of UAE businessmen ... - Dr ... ....
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COVID-19 impact: Yes, it’s time for Dubai business to restart

Gulf News 28 May 2020
Dubai Businesses Restart Today...’. It was a headline from May, 27, 2020. Indeed - it has started. This reminded me of Amitabh Bachchan’s forceful quote in his popular TV showKaun Banega Krorepati”. He would say “Your time starts now...” ... “UAE divers share thrill of swimming with five meter whale sharks...” ... This is character of UAE businessmen ... - Dr ... ....
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UAE divers share thrill of swimming with five metre whale shark

The National 26 May 2020
A close encounter with a giant of the deep was experienced by divers who came face-to-face with a five metre whale shark near Abu Dhabi ... Whale sharks can grow to 10 metres, are slow moving filter-feeders and are becoming more commonly seen in UAE waters ... “Two other divers were already back on the boat so I was the only one left in the water....
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Portrait of a Nation: meet the UAE pearl farmer inspired by 'treasure hunting' grandfather

The National 12 May 2020
The Bio. Favourite place in UAE. Al Rams pearling village ... Favourite place in UAE ... Free diving up to three minutes at a time, Mr Al Suwaidi’s grandfather was one of the last remaining pearl divers in the UAE ... UAE's first cultured pearl farm to open its doors to the world. Go on a virtual voyage through UAE's pearl diving past. UAE Portrait of a Nation....
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Rare blue whale spotted off Khor Fakkan coast

The National 16 Mar 2020
The rare sighting of the giant whale was captured on camera by one of the divers in the area ... “This is my very first dive in the UAE and we were about ten divers in the boat when we saw the whale,” said Mark Similey, a 52-year-old American who came to Abu Dhabi three weeks ago ... Killer whale family sighted in UAE for first time in more than a decade....
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UAE fishing ban leads to resurgence in species

The National 10 Feb 2020
A seasonal fishing ban has successfully led to a resurgence in two key fish species in the UAE ... Some 85% of key fish species in Arabian Gulf wiped out, UAE study finds ... UAE fishermen told to remove gargoor 'dead cages' from sea ... The survey was done at the landing areas and collected from the data of registered fishing boats and divers....
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Letters: Readers discuss the spirit of Christmas, consumer rights and more

Gulf News 23 Dec 2019
It’s that time of the year again when magic and good cheer is felt beyond borders (“13 Christmas markets and Santa sightings in the UAE”, Gulf News, December 15) ... From Ms Chaya Mathews. UAE. A visitor gestures in front of a diver dressed as Santa Claus inside a fish tank at the Aquaria KLCC in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Image Credit ... UAE ... UAE ... UAE ... UAE ... UAE ... ....
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Documentary series highlights UAE’s rich, unknown past 

Arab News 03 Dec 2019
The series takes advantage of the latest cutting-edge technology in order to fully immerse the viewer into the UAE’s history ... Virtual reality (VR) is also incorporated, with viewers taken on a journey with a group of traditional pearl divers, as well as a camel-back trek across the UAE’s Empty Quarter....
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WATCH: Dubai’s Sheikh Hamdan helps set a world record to mark UAE National Day

Arab News 02 Dec 2019
The video depicted the Crown Prince jumping out of an airplane in synchronization with the other divers, while two flankers circle around them dispersing green and red smoke in the colors of the UAE flag....
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UAE National Day: Sheikh Hamdan uploads video of UAE flag setting a World Record in Dubai skies

Gulf News 01 Dec 2019
The 41 second clip showcases a large representation of the UAE flag being released by five skydivers, thousands of feet in the air. Two additional divers are seen moving around the flag in a spiral formation, releasing red and green smoke – the prominent colours of the UAE flag....
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Thousands witness the touch of Emirati flair at Moscow’s Red Square

Gulf News 08 Sep 2019
Moscow ... Dressed in pristine white Kandoras, members of the Sharjah National Band performed songs inspired by the perilous experiences of the UAE’s pearl divers, the hardships travellers faced while crossing its vast and arid desert, and other scenes and stories that have shaped the nation’s history and identity ... Supplied. Sharjah Pavilion ... Subscribe ... ....
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Portrait of a Nation: Into the silent world with German U-boat explorer Simon Nadim

The National 05 Sep 2019
The hardest dive in the UAE is the German U-boat 110m down off the Fujairah coast ... The diver descends slowly, enveloped in silence with only fish for company ... Many of these wrecks lie 100m or more down and divers must use complex equipment, diving computers and a special blend of gases to survive ... Some divers even read to pass the time....
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India floods: Hundreds rescued from stranded train

The National 27 Jul 2019
The train was stuck for several hours in Thane district before authorities called in the Indian navy and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) with helicopters, boats, and divers. Read More. Temperature records tumble as extreme heatwaves become new reality. UAE issues Nepal travel warning following heavy monsoon rainfall ... Updated ... SHARE. ....

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