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The Trucial States of the Persian Gulf coast granted the UK control of their defense and foreign affairs in 19th century treaties. In 1971, six of these states -

Abu Zaby

,

'Ajman

,

Al Fujayrah

,

Ash Shariqah

,

Dubayy

, and

Umm al Qaywayn

- merged to form the United Arab Emirates (UAE). They were joined in 1972 by

Ra's al Khaymah

. The UAE's per capita GDP is not far below those of leading West European nations. Its generosity with oil revenues and its moderate foreign policy stance have allowed the UAE to play a vital role in the affairs of the region.
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Dubai: The price of gold soared to its highest level in four months on Monday, triggering significant increases in the UAE's jewellery sector. As of early trade, the bullion climbed to $1,344.74 an ounce, the highest since September. Popular ornaments in Dubai have gotten even pricier, with 24-karat gold now ...
Abu Dhabi: The UAE is considering removing all forms of gas and electricity subsidies in the future, the energy minister said on Monday. Speaking during a panel discussion on the Global Energy Transformation at the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week conference in the capital, Suhail Mohammad Faraj Al ...

Watch: Flights delayed as thick fog blankets UAE. With visibility down to 100m, ... Dubai: Look out the window and you might be greeted by a fog so dense that it has delayed more than 120 inbound flights into the UAE's major airports and dozens more outbound flights early on Monday. police also warned ...
Abu Dhabi: The UAE is looking into legal measures that it can take at the International Civil aviation Organisation and other relevant organisations after a second civil aircraft was intercepted by Qatari fighter jets as it was landing in Bahrain's International Airport. The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority ...
Dubai: Carillion is a name embedded deep in the UAE'c construction space, through its joint venture with Al-Futtaim's construction arm. The entity since its formation in 1999 had ben associated with some of the biggest and most complex development works in the country, including that of the Dubai Marina ...

"The Eco-Bus is an impressive example of homegrown clean-tech innovation and a model collaboration between UAE and international experts. Rolling out the Eco-Bus for use at Masdar City will hopefully inspire other UAE clean-tech innovators while enhancing the performance of electric buses in hot ...
Dubai: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the UAE on a two-day official visit in early February, sources familiar with the arrangements of the visit told gulf News. Sources said Modi will visit Abu Dhabi on February 10 and Dubai the next day. An official announcement about his schedule is ...
In 1960, the United Arab of Emirates had about 90,000 people. Today, it has 100 times as many. That wouldn't have happened purely because someone found oil in the desert. The country's residents need water, and a lot of it. Oil has helped, of course. It has allowed the country to build large, expensive, ...
The alleged incident flare-up comes days after Qatar filed a report to the UN Security Council about UAE military jets allegedly violating Qatari airspace, the Qatar Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. Qatar's UN Ambassador Alya Al Thani described the incidents as a "flagrant violation of the ...
Shawarma joints across UAE have been given six months to adhere to the new standards issued by authorities to enhance product hygiene and safety, Khaleej Times has learned. The Emirates Authority for Standardisation and metrology (ESMA) earlier announced the implementation of new federal ...
Abu Dhabi: job seekers applying for new work visas in the UAE will be subjected to security background checks, official sources told gulf News. According to a source, the UAE government will start background checks of foreign workers from February 4. It means candidates applying for their first job in the ...
Dubai, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahayan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince, discussed on Tuesday ways to enhance bilateral ties with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi by phone, UAE state news agency WAM reported. The two politicians discussed enhancing the friendly relations ...
According to reports in local Arabic media, the ADHA has confirmed that there are no cases of swine flu in the UAE, and warned residents not to believe rumours that have been circulating on social media. The ADHA also clarified that that the seasonal flu continues from October to the end of April, and said ...
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine government is mulling talks with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after it released a Cabinet resolution requiring those aspiring to work in the UAE to provide a certificate proving that they have no substantial criminal record. "This is not included in our bilateral ...
"The designated zones are special zones for VAT purposes, which are generally considered outside of the UAE in terms of value-added taxation. While VAT applies throughout the UAE, in the designated zones VAT generally does not apply. Only fenced free zones with special controls on goods and ...
The UN has painted a grim picture of the human rights situation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), raising concern over the torture of prisoners, injustice against foreign workers and discrimination of women in the gulf state. A report by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human rights (OHCHR) ...

The small plane fires salt crystal flares into naturally-occuring overcast skies to encourage the formation and release of cloud moisture into raindrops. Image Credit:Supplied / NCM. Dubai: The rains across the UAE was helped by successful cloud-seeding missions - the first series of missions to have been ...
A municipal worker fixes a sign replacing 613th Street with Fahreddin Pasha Street in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Turkey has renamed a street housing the United Arab Emirates' embassy after an Ottoman military commander, in reaction to an Emirati minister who retweeted a post accusing ...
UAE welcomed New Year with a spectacular showdown across the country with Ras Al Khaimah, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai putting their best shows ... India will start off 2018 at 10.30pm UAE time and Global Village will mark that with fireworks followed by celebrating Pakistan's New Year at 11pm.
Yes, the drop in sales in F&B in UAE is a reality in 2017 and continuing the challenges in the market since 2016. The same has been reiterated by the 2017 KPMG UAE report that says almost two-thirds of F&B operators in the UAE suffered a drop in sales this year amid challenging market conditions.
The maximum temperatures are expected to range between 17 to 31 C., while the minimum ranges between 10 to 20 degrees. Meanwhile, parts of the UAE woke up to a foggy morning. the weather today is expected to be cloudy and hazy. Light to moderate winds will blow. Humidity will increase overnight ...
... new year which has been declared 'Year of Zayed' by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to serve as a symbol of the values of giving and tolerance cherished by the United Arab Emirates since its establishment. They congratulated the people of the UAE, wishing all segments of ...
Excited parents welcomed their bundles of joy at various UAE hospitals as the New Year dawned. It was a double bonanza for two sets of parents who welcomed twins each at Thumbay Hospital Ajman on January 1, 2018. 28-year-old Iraqi mother Noor delivered twins, boys weighing 2.49 kg and 2.04 kg, ...
Fireworks were burst not only to welcome the new year in the UAE, but also of six other countries, through seven countdowns and fireworks displays. Families witnessed one-minute long fireworks, a world parade featuring traditional music and dance performances from across the globe, and much more.
The UAE's Ministry of finance (MoF) has announced that the Federal financial system has been updated and is ready to manage all financial transactions related to the Value-Added tax (VAT). MoF provides a fully-integrated system, a technical support team, as well as a toll-free telephone number ...
Value Added tax (VAT) has been introduced in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for the first time. The 5% levy is being applied to the ... In Saudi Arabia more than 90% of budget revenues come from the oil industry while in the UAE it is roughly 80%. Both countries have already taken steps to ...
Ukraine's visa-free regime with the United Arab Emirates entered into force on Dec.31. Now Ukrainians who have biometric passports are allowed to visit the United Arab Emirates up to 30 days without a visa. The same rule applies for United Arab Emirates citizens who want to visit Ukraine. Ukraine's ...
UAE is gearing up for a spectacular showdown of NYE celebrations across the country with Ras Al Khaimah, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai putting their best shows forward. Here's where to watch the NYE fireworks across the UAE ...
Tonight, whether you'll be watching fireworks in the midst of the crowds expected along Abu Dhabi's Corniche or somewhere else across the UAE - perhaps along Galleria's promenade on Al Maryah Island, Sharjah's Al Majaz Waterfront, from Dubai's Madinat Jumeirah overlooking Burj Al Arab, or near Al ...
Dubai: Millions of people are expected to gather in select locations on Sunday night to celebrate potentially record-breaking New Year's Eve celebrations in the UAE. More than 1.5 million visitors are expected at Downtown Dubai alone to watch the 'Light Up 2018' laser and light show, with Burj Khalifa, the ...
A fake website of an investment company has been created under the name of a UAE-based billionaire Hussain Sajwani, the Chairman of Damac Properties, and the UAE residents have been asked to treat it as a fraudulent attempt to misguide the investors. Sajwani said in a tweet that this matter has been ...
Well, planning your long weekend getaways for the year ahead just got easier, as the Abu Dhabi government has released the official list of UAE public holidays for 2018. Remember, Islamic holidays are based on the phases of the moon, so exact dates may vary - we'll keep you updated closer to the time ...
The UAE, as well as the rest of the Earth will witness a total lunar eclipse for three and a half hours, according to Ibrahim al-Jarwan, a researcher in astronomy and meteorology and assistant director of the Sharjah Center for Space and Astronomy sciences. Al-Jarwan explained that the total eclipse of the ...
Replying to a number of social media users over the Skpe ban, Etisalat said: "The access to the Skype App is blocked since it is providing unlicensed Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Service, which falls under the classification of prohibited contents as per the United Arab Emirates' Regulatory Framework ...
Indian national Zulekha Daud is widely understood to be the first practising female doctor in the United Arab Emirates and has played a crucial part in transforming its healthcare sector. She met BBC Hindi's Zubair Ahmed. Dr Daud, 80, vividly remembers the day she was "parachuted" in to Dubai in 1963.
The ongoing row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates over Emirates airline's decision to impose a blanket ban on Tunisian women flying into the country was a "political miscalculation" that reflects an increasingly fraught relationship between the two countries, experts say. Nicholas Noe, a ...
The UAE has no shortage of New Year's Eve parties and lavish dinners to enjoy. We have your ultimate guide to NYE in the UAE with 60 different venues to choose from. Find out where you can watcht he NYE fireworks in the UAE ...
family has rented a bus and is touring all emirates until their return on January 1. For six-year-old Elaine Rose this is an unforgettable Christmas as her grandparents have joined the celebrations in Abu Dhabi from the south Indian state of Kerala. And three generations of a family are turning up the heat in ...
2017 was another good year in rankings for UAE universities as they continued an upward trend. In the official QS World University Rankings released this year, UAE University (UAEU) was ranked 391 in the world. American University of Sharjah (AUS) and Khalifa University (ranking based before the ...
According to KPMG's recent report, UAE residents spend on average between Dh50 and Dh150 per person on dining out. The study revealed that 24 per cent of residents eat out lunch eight times a month and 23 per cent have dinner at restaurants. Around 94 per cent of UAE residents, according to a ...
Officials said that figures were comparable to the UAE. The World Health Organisation that approximately three per cent of people have disabling hearing loss problems in the region. Last year, in the UAE, according to MED-EL's Medical electronics survey 'Responsiveness to hearing loss'; it was estimated ...
Dubai: 2017 was an eventful year for education in the UAE, marked by curriculum changes and strategies, new courses and regulations, and greater focus on student wellbeing. With school fees always on the minds of parents, it was announced as early as February that private schools could hike fees ...
Dubai: The monster fog is moving into special appearances as opposed to being the main attraction. Tonight, the fog will most probably make an appearance. Dr Ahmad Habib, a meteorologist at the National Centre of meteorology (NCM), stated that there won't be much of a change in the weather tonight ...
A row between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates was triggered by fears of terrorist attacks, Tunisia says. Since Friday, Tunisian women have reported being banned from Emirates flights to the UAE. In response, Tunisia suspended Emirates airlines flights from landing in Tunis. A Tunisian official said ...
Lau, 41, was posted to Ras Al Khaimah, the northernmost emirate of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by a Miri-based Malaysian marine transport company ... said while UAE law allows indefinite detention for crimes relating to national security, Lau's case is a financial dispute with no illegal activity involved.
After the Ministry of climate change and Environment (MOCCAE) recently issued a decision to withdraw the (Lactalis Craon Factory) French-made infant milk products from UAE markets due to Salmonella contamination - the company has issued a statement regarding recalling certain batches.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, November 11, 2017: Visitors attend the opening day at the Louvre Abbu Dhabi on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi on ... The UAE's tourism sector next year will continue to benefit from changes to visa policies, increased flight connections and the roll-out of mega projects as ...
The art of Al Azi, one of the most important heritage arts known to Emirati society since ancient times, has been included in a new list compiled by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and cultural Organisation (Unesco). Al Azi has been added on to the list of UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage In ...
Gold jewellery in the UAE will be subject to five per cent value-added tax (VAT) from January 1, 2018. According to Federal Tax Authority, VAT will be imposed on investment gold, silver and platinum jewellery with less than 99 per cent purity. The VAT will be applicable on the whole jewellery piece rather ...


 

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