United Arab Emirates News
Latest news on the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is a country located in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia. The UAE consists of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al-Quwain, Ras Al-Khaimah and Fujairah. The capital city is Abu Dhabi.
The UAE is a federation of monarchies, and each emirate is ruled by an absolute monarch known as an emir. The Emirate of Abu Dhabi is the largest of the seven emirates, and its emir is also the President of the UAE.
The UAE has a population of about 9.5 million, of which about 85% are expatriates. The official language is Arabic, but English is widely spoken. Islam is the official religion, and Arabic is the official language.
The UAE has a mixed economy, with revenues from oil and gas exports accounting for about 30% of GDP. Tourism is also an important sector, and the UAE is home to some of the world's most luxurious hotels and resorts.
The UAE is a major trading hub, and its ports are among the busiest in the world. The country is also home to a number of free trade zones, which have attracted many multinational companies.
The UAE is a constitutional monarchy, and the ruling Al-Nahyan family has held power since the country's formation in 1971. The UAE has a unicameral legislature, the Federal National Council, which is appointed by the rulers of the seven emirates.
The UAE is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, and the Gulf Cooperation Council. It is also a founding member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).