The United Arab Emiratesi/juːˌnaɪtᵻdˌærəbˈɛmɪrᵻts/ (Arabic:دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدةDawlat 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.
The vote is also the subject of added controversy because representatives from China and the UnitedArab Emirates are bidding for top posts ... One of the candidates is accused by human rights groups of involvement in torture and arbitrary detentions in the United Arab Emirates.
An international holiday destination is set to reopen with the UnitedArab Emirates announcing that it would issue visas to all fully vaccinated tourists from Monday. While Emirates is set to increase the frequency of flights between Dubai and Kolkata once travel demand shoots up, FlyDubai is also going to re-introduce its flights from September.
Muslims around the world, including Turkey, marked the first day of the Islamic New Year, also known as the HijriNew Year, early this week ... Many countries, including Saudi Arabia and the UnitedArab Emirates, mark the occasion with a national holiday ... In Iran, Taziya (Ta'zieh) or condolence gatherings are held ... .
Expatriates in UnitedArab Emirates (UAE), who had returned to India for holidays and exigencies, are in a spot, with the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA), UAE, announcing that only passengers having a Dubai residence visa and GDRFA approval are permitted to go through arrivals at Dubai airport.