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Latest news: United Arab Emirates

ANU wins gold for consent education

The Australian National University’s consent and respectful relationships program has won a major global award.

UAE bans Pixar’s Lightyear from showing due to female kiss

The UAE has banned the Pixar animated feature Lightyear from showing in movie theatres amid reports the film includes a kiss between two female characters.

UAE leader Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nayhan dies

The United Arab Emirates' long-ailing ruler, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nayhan, has died, the government's state-run news agency has announced in a brief statement. He was 73.

United Arab Emirates Heritage Day reception

Canberra Daily's social photos at the UAE Heritage Day reception, Embassy of the United Arab Emirates, Canberra. Photos: Kerrie Brewer

UAE Embassy helps Aussie teenager achieve his dream

The United Arab Emirates Embassy in Canberra has collected around 5,000 keyrings to help Queensland teenager Jacob Mackay break the world record for most individual keyrings in a collection – hopefully in time for his 16th birthday on 26 September.