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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5 Ideal dog breeds to have as pets in Dubai

Khaleejtimes 29 May 2023
The UAE has banned the private ownership of wild, dangerous, and exotic animals as pets. Even within the category of dogs, there are 11 breeds of dogs that you are banned from keeping as pets in the UAE (unless they fulfil the legal requirements of being a service or emotional support animal)....

UAE: Pets, bought for thousands of dirhams, abandoned, up for free adoption

Gulf News 25 May 2023
Pets, purchased for thousands of dirhams, that have subsequently been abandoned or surrendered, are up for adoption, many of them for free, at what is being pegged as the biggest-ever adoption drive in the UAE ... to be educated about the need to adopt pets, rather than buy them....

Abu Dhabi: Meet 9-year-old coder on a mission to empower children with his tech skills

Gulf News 25 May 2023
UAE. Pets, bought for thousands of dirhams, abandoned, up for free adoption Watch ... Karim, Ehsan’s father, added that being in the UAE was key for Ehsan’s growth in the field ... Speaking about the UAE, Ehsan said, “I'm quite lucky to be in such a great country, in the UAE, because ......

Oslo pet insurance launched in the UAE

Gulf News 17 May 2023
Commenting on why a pet parent should opt for pet insurance, Emmanuel said, “Talking of pet insurance providers, UAE pet parents have had very limited options to choose from until recently ...Premium starts from Dh50 a month; being the most competitive and affordable pet insurance in the UAE....

Horizon recognised by MoIAT UAE for its food grade rPET

Gulf Daily News 16 May 2023
... from the Ministry of Industry and Advanced Technology (MoIAT) for its recycled PET granules.  ... Up to 900-1000 tonnes of used plastic bottles are recycled each month at the Fujairah facility of Horizon Technologies, accounting for 10% to 12% of all PET bottles used in the UAE....

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