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  United Arab Emirates - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The United Arab Emirates (also the UAE or the Emirates) is a Middle Eastern country situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia on the Persian Gulf, comprising seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajmān, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain.
United Arab Emirates is also the richest country in the Muslim world [1].
Arab or Western inmates suffer little or no flogging for their crimes, but Asians are routinely flogged, not only for their offenses but also for refusing to comply with the policemen in charge.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/UAE   (2283 words)

  
 100 questions about arab americans leaving in the US
Arabs are largest in terms of population and land holdings, and this handbook focuses on people who have emigrated from or who are descended from people in those areas.
Arab Americans will sometimes joke with one another over which of their home countries is the best, but it is perfectly consistent to have loyalties both to their place of origin and their country of citizenship.
Arab is a noun for a person, and is used as an adjective, as in "Arab country." Arabic is the name of the language and generally is not used as an adjective.
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 United Arab Emirates - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The United Arab Emirates (also called the UAE) is an oil-rich Middle Eastern country situated in the south-east of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia on the Persian Gulf, comprising seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain.
The United States Department of State has cited widespread instances of blue collar labor abuse within the city and in the general context of the United Arab Emirates [1].
Federal Act No. 1[6] of 1976 establishes the Emirates Telecommunications Corporation as the sole telephone and telecommunications provider in the country, however freezones and modern housing developments are exempt from this and utilize a seperate telecommunications company.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/u/n/i/United_Arab_Emirates_edab.html   (1419 words)

  
 Middle East Transparent – Arab Liberalism and Democracy in the Middle East: A Panel Discussion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Arab liberals are struggling to make their case in the face of this continued nationalist legitimacy that the regimes enjoy.
Privately, and I think increasingly publicly, Arab liberal activists are saying that explicit pressure from the United States on democratization has helped them raise their voices by forcing their leaders to discuss previously taboo issues and by extending them in a way, a sort of rhetorical umbrella of protection to speak about those issues.
Arab liberals are mostly Westernized, or Americanized, Arabs who generally have little regard for their own culture and tradition, though they prefer to hide this fact for obvious reasons.
www.metransparent.com /texts/meria_arab_liberalism_panel.htm   (7482 words)

  
 Exotic United Arab Emirates experiences by Elite Travel Consulting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates or states, each with its own unique character and personality but yet united with a common goal and destiny.
The Emirate of Ajman is situated on the coast of the Arabian Gulf, extending over a distance of 16 km, between the emirates of Umm Al-Quwain and Sharjah.
The area of the emirate is 259 square kilometers, equivalent to 0.3% of the country's total area, excluding the islands.
www.elitetravelconsulting.com /uae.htm   (3086 words)

  
 AMERICAN FUTURE - Trying to make sense of a world in turmoil » United Arab Emirates
One Arab camp does not care for the Gulf through its political calculations, which always supports any verbal threats to the United States and Israel regardless of the real victim, such as the case was in Kuwait.
Arab and US officials are growing nervous at the prospect of a second congressional uprising against the acquisition of American assets by a Middle Eastern-controlled company in the wake of the Dubai Ports World debacle.
The question of integrity, the suggestion that Arabs cannot be trusted and the implication that Arabs are terrorist and/or terrorist sympathisers is ugly and unworthy of a country built on immigration, free trade and the principle of equal rights for all.
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 Arab-American Culture and Health Care
The exact number of Arab Americans is not known, because often they are reluctant to identify themselves as being of Arabic descent out of a general fear of authority or out of concern about possible negative social reactions (1).
By the 1950s, the Arab world was breaking free of European colonial rule and experiencing a surge of Arab consciousness, thus immigrants in the second wave were able to retain more of an Arab identity once they arrived in the United States (1) (5).
In Arab norm, light physical discipline of the child is considered proper parenting.
www.case.edu /med/epidbio/mphp439/Arab-Americans.htm   (2796 words)

  
 The Arab American Institute   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Arab Americans constitute an ethnicity made up of several waves of immigrants from the Arabic-speaking countries of southwestern Asia and North Africa that have been settling in the United States since the 1880s.
Their Arab heritage reflects a culture that is thousands of years old and includes 22 Arab countries as diverse as Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Yemen, Tunisia and Palestine.
Arab Americans live in all 50 states, but two thirds reside in 10 states; one third of the total live in California, New York, and Michigan.
www.aaiusa.org /arab-americans/22/demographics   (789 words)

  
 UAE THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
U.A.E. The United Arab Emirates (also called the UAE) is a Middle Eastern country situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia on the Persian Gulf, comprising seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajmān, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Qaiwain.
United Arab Emirates is now the second-richest country in the Muslim world.
Federal Act No. 1[3] of 1976 establishes the Emirates Telecommunications Corporation as the sole telephone and telecommunications provider in the country, however freezones and modern housing developments are exempt from this and utilise a separate telecommunications company.
www.speedace.info /united_arab_emirates.htm   (980 words)

  
 United Arab Emirates - Gurupedia
The United Arab Emirates is an oil-rich desert country situated in the south-east of the Arabian Pensinsula in Southwest Asia, comprised of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai,
Before 1971, they were known as the Trucial States, in reference of a nineteenth-century truce between the British and some Arab sheikhs.
Fujairah, Sharjah, Dubai, and Umm al-Qaiwain - merged to form the United Arab Emirates.
www.gurupedia.com /u/un/united_arab_emirates.htm   (537 words)

  
 United Arab Emirates information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The United Arab Emirates (also the UAE or the Emirates) is a Middle Eastern country situated in the southeast of the Arabian Peninsula in Southwest Asia on the Persian Gulf, comprising seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Ajmān, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Qaiwain.
United Arab Emirates is now the second-richest country in the Arab world.
On September 132005, the UAE announced that they were withdrawing from Gulf Air to concentrate on Etihad Airways, their new national carrier established in 2003.
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 u - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
In a 19-inch rack a rack unit, RU, unit or U is a standard height of 1.75 inches (44.45 mm).
In computing, 1 U (= 44 mm or 1.75 inch) is a standard unit of height of computer chassis, also called a rack unit or a pizza box.
In electrical engineering, U is the symbol for voltage.
www.onpedia.com /encyclopedia/U   (308 words)

  
 United Arab Emirates Deforestation Rates and Related Forestry Figures
Change in Forest Cover: Between 1990 and 2000, United Arab Emirates gained an average of 6,500 hectares of forest per year.
In total, between 1990 and 2005, United Arab Emirates gained 27.4% of its forest cover, or around 67,000 hectares.
Biodiversity and Protected Areas: United Arab Emirates has some 339 known species of amphibians, birds, mammals and reptiles according to figures from the World Conservation Monitoring Centre.
rainforests.mongabay.com /deforestation/2000/United_Arab_Emirates.htm   (831 words)

  
 United Arab Emirates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main article on politics and government of the United Arab Emirates is Politics of the United Arab Emirates.
In 1985, Dubai established its airline Emirates, which is now one of the fastest growing airlines in the world [14].
It would also be advised that you contact the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in your home country to find out visa information.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_Arab_Emirates   (3194 words)

  
 UAE
The 7 Trucial Sheikdom States of the Persian Gulf coast granted the United Kingdom control of their defense and foreign affairs in nineteenth-century treaties.
Federal Act No. 1[6] of 1976 establishes the Emirates Telecommunications Corporation as the sole telephone and telecommunications provider in the country.
The Emirates Telecommuncations Corporation ("Etisalat") is also the only Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the country.
www.measuroo.com /Acr-U/UAE.php   (1387 words)

  
 United Arab Emirates (UAE) General information | AME Info Country Guide
The Emirates are bordered to the north by the Gulf and the Musandam Peninsula, to the east by Oman, to the south and west by Saudi Arabia and to the northwest by Qatar.
Abu Dhabi is the largest Emirate, and the remainder (Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al Qaiwain) are known collectively as the Northern States.
Head of Government: Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum since January 2006.
www.ameinfo.com /united_arab_emirates_demographics   (687 words)

  
 Demographics of the United Arab Emirates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
About 88% of the population of the United Arab Emirates is urban[1].
Demographics of the United Arab Emirates, Data of FAO, year 2005 ; Number of inhabitants in thousands.
Ethnic groups: Emiri (Emirati) 19%, other Arab and Iranian 23%, South Asian (Pakistani, Indian) 50%, other expatriates (includes Westerners and East Asians) 8% (1982)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Demographics_of_the_United_Arab_Emirates   (193 words)

  
 Dubai: Sinister Paradise
A computer image of the 'Burj Dubai' in the United Arab Emirates, which will be the world's highest building when completed in November 2008.
The two statelets dominate the United Arab Emirates -- a quasi-nation thrown together by Sheik Mo's father and the ruler of Abu Dhabi in 1971 to fend off threats from Marxists in Oman and, later, Islamists in Iran.
In a recent visit, even the United Arab Emirate's Minister of Labor was reported to be profoundly shocked by the squalid, almost unbearable conditions in a remote work camp maintained by a large construction contractor.
www.motherjones.com /commentary/columns/2005/07/sinister_paradise.html   (2721 words)

  
 From Unexpected Source, New Voice Emerges in Arab TV
The competition comes not from another Arab country like the United Arab Emirates, which sponsors Abu Dhabi Television, or Saudi Arabia, which runs Al Arabia Television.
But in terms of content, it offers surprisingly moderate analysis of the U.S. nation-building efforts in Iraq and positive coverage of the new governing council, which is backed by the United States.
Another similarity is the focus on the human impacts of the Iraq war and the U.S. occupation of Iraq, including personal stories from Iraqi children and women, subjects usually ignored in U.S. media.
www.allied-media.com /ARABTV/source.htm   (244 words)

  
 United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates is an oil-rich desert country situated in the south-east of the
Before 1971, they were known as the Trucial States, in reference of a nineteenth-century truce between the British and some Arabsheikhs.
Change is apparent in social life however - attitudes towards women are shifting, and new sports are becoming popular alongside traditional camel racing.
www.findthelinks.com /countries/UAE.htm   (500 words)

  
 AirNinja.com - Country Facts for United Arab Emirates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Population of United Arab Emirates 2000 - 2005
Median Age of United Arab Emirates 2003 - 2005
Unemployment of United Arab Emirates -1 - 2001
www.airninja.com /worldfacts/countries/UnitedArabEmirates.htm   (127 words)

  
 uae news from InsideMIddleEast
AP - British Airways blamed poor lighting at Miami International Airport for a commercial jet overshooting a runway with British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his family aboard.
United Arab Emirates to Switch 8 Percent of Reserves to Euros From Dollars
Ashok Leyland to break ground for Uttaranchal, UAE units in Jan
www.insideuae.com   (731 words)

  
 DHL: Corporate - United Arab Emirates Service Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Addresses in United Arab Emirates where you can leave a shipment for delivery.
The location of the office from where DHL activities in United Arab Emirates are controlled.
Information that may be of interest to you when doing business with United Arab Emirates
www.dhl.com /wrd/ae.html   (69 words)

  
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 GeographyIQ - World Atlas - Middle East - United Arab Emirates - People Facts and Figures
GeographyIQ - World Atlas - Middle East - United Arab Emirates - People Facts and Figures
World > Middle East > United Arab Emirates > People (Facts)
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www.geographyiq.com /countries/tc/United_Arab_Emirates_people.htm   (187 words)

  
 Aerial Photography and Digital Elevation Model DEM of United Arab Emirates
Aerial Photography and Digital Elevation Model DEM of United Arab Emirates
This is one of the example of the Digital Elevation Model(DEMs) we are able to provide for countries around the World.
For further information on Digital Elevation Model (DEM) call Rebecca J. Murray at 303-759-5050 #175 or email: rjmurray@mapmart.com, or fill out our on-line project questionnaire.
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 JobsCity.NET - United Arab Emirates Jobs in UAE, Dubai, Abu Dhabi Job
JobsCity.NET - United Arab Emirates Jobs in UAE, Dubai, Abu Dhabi Job
For easy point and click Job Searches in the United Arab Emirates
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