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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Get connected: helpful Facebook groups that UAE residents should join

The National 06 Aug 2019
For those who have just moved to the UAE, social media is a good way to stay connected, not only to friends and family back home, but within a new community as well ... Dirham Stretcher - the UAE Facebook group that helps your money go further ... From furniture and cars to old laptops or pet supplies, sale groups are popular among UAE residents....
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Fun things to do on Saturday, August 3

Gulf News 03 Aug 2019
ABU DHABI. Shopping Discounts ... + marinamall.ae. Art Lab Pop-Up ... DUBAI ... Stray Dogs Center Umm Al Quwain and and Pet World UAE are hosting its ‘Foster and Adoption Day’ today. Whether your are looking for your forever friend or looking to help with temporarily head to Pet World, The Springs Souk between 2pm and 6pm ... Let us tell you what to do in the UAE ... ....
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Dubai attraction launches probe into woman riding dolphin in video

The National 01 Aug 2019
“The management is investigating the video ... Dr Ada Natoli, UAE Dolphin Project ... Dr Ada Natoli, a biologist and founder of UAE Dolphin Project, said the incident fed into a broader debate about animals in captivity ... Read More. UAE issues cruelty warning after kittens 'thrown from building'. New pet abandonment law only solves 'part of the problem' ... SHARE....
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CatVideoFest: Cinema Akil to host a cat film festival in Dubai

The National 01 Aug 2019
Cat lovers in the UAE can rejoice. Cinema Akil will be hosting a special feline-themed event on Friday August 9 and Saturday, August 10 ... Read More. Adopt don't shop. 98 cats and dogs that need homes in the UAE. The mental and physical benefits of owning a pet. Looking at the paw-sitive effects of watching cat videos ... 'Kedi' ... 'A Cat in Paris' ... 'Rent-A-Cat' ... ....
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Cinema Akil to host a cat-themed weekend of film viewings in Dubai

The National 01 Aug 2019
Cat lovers in the UAE can rejoice. Cinema Akil will be hosting a special feline-themed event on Friday August 9 and Saturday, August 10 ... Read More. Adopt don't shop. 98 cats and dogs that need homes in the UAE. The mental and physical benefits of owning a pet. Looking at the paw-sitive effects of watching cat videos ... 'Kedi' ... 'A Cat in Paris' ... 'Rent-A-Cat' ... ....
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Medication shortage putting pets at risk, UAE vets warn

The National 29 Jul 2019
A dire shortage of vital medication for pets in the UAE has become a 'life or death' situation, vets have warned ... It seriously limits us in how effective we can be in treating our pets ... Their own medications are hard to find in the UAE, where common pet medications are hard to come by ... The UAE explained. How to import a pet to the UAE....
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Medication shortage putting pets at risk, UAE vets say

The National 29 Jul 2019
A dire shortage of vital medication for pets in the UAE has become a "life or death" situation, vets said. Health professionals and pet owners have called for urgent action as a failure by suppliers to keep up with demand threatens to put the lives of animals at risk ... The UAE explained. How to import a pet to the UAE....
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KT For Good: Shield yourself, stay safe from the heat

Khaleej Times 27 Jul 2019
On another note, UAE residents usually jet off to cooler climates to beat the heat in summer, but for animal lovers, it turns tough as their pets become an issue that needs to be taken care off. Experts suggest if you are in the UAE for the summer, you could help out another family take care of their pets while away on holiday....
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KT for Good: Keep your furry friends safe in summer

Khaleej Times 25 Jul 2019
UAE residents usually jet off to cooler climates to beat the heat in summer, but for animal lovers, it turns tough as their pets become an issue that needs to be taken care off ... Experts suggest if you are in the UAE for the summer, you could help out another family take care of their pets while away on holiday ... 5 Tips for a happy pet in summer....
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Abu Dhabi authorities launch pet shop crackdown

The National 23 Jul 2019
Abu Dhabi authorities have made unannounced visits to pet shops in the emirates in an effort to crack down on poor standards ... Meanwhile, knowingly selling a sick animal could result in a Dh3,000 penalty and abandoning unsold pets on the street could cost Dh2,000 ... Pet abandonment now punishable by law in the UAE....
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Pet Obesity Management Market Will Grow 7.1% to a Record $ 1.8 Billion by 2026

Pharmiweb 19 Jul 2019
The Global Pet Obesity Management Market Size projected to register USD 1.8 billion by 2026, registering at a CAGR growth of 7.1% over the forecast period 2019 to 2026 ... The Global Pet Obesity Management Market studies the overall dynamics and trends of the market in terms of various segments and regional outlook for the period of 2018 to 2026 ... UAE....
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Online animal welfare scheme will stamp out cruelty

The National 18 Jul 2019
Part of a broader scheme, it will serve as a reminder to people that they will be held to account if they hurt animals, and gives residents an easy way to share concerns with UAE authorities ... In the UAE, with ... Many UAE residents go out of their way to help stray or abandoned pets....
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UAE ministry launches website for public reporting of animal cruelty

The National 17 Jul 2019
An early warning system for health scares that also allows the public to report animal cruelty has been launched by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment ... Abu Dhabi pet owner thanks 'miracle' worker vets who came to aid of savaged dog. Pet abandonment now punishable by law in the UAE ... Updated. July 17, 2019 04.29 PM. SHARE. ....
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