2010 in the United Arab Emirates

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2010
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the United Arab Emirates

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The following lists events that happened during 2010 in the United Arab Emirates.

Incumbents

Events

January

February

  • February 4 - Debt-ridden emirate of Dubai confirms the discovery of a new oilfield.[5]
  • February 19 - Dubai's police chief calls for the head of Mossad to be arrested if Israel's spy agency is found to have been behind the killing of a Hamas boss in the emirate.[6]

March

  • March 1 - In response to the assassination of Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, Dubai's police chief states that travelers suspected of being Israeli will not be allowed into the United Arab Emirates even if they arrive with passports issued by other countries.[7]
  • March 10–13 - Emirates Airline Festival of Literature occurs in Dubai.
  • March 26 - Ahmed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, chief of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority and one of the most powerful men in the world, goes missing after his glider crashes into a lake in Morocco.
  • March 30 - Ahmed bin Zayed Al Nahyan's body is recovered four days after his crash.

April

  • April 27 - Kenya's foreign minister Moses Wetangula arrives in the United Arab Emirates to resolve a diplomatic row after Kenya interrogated and deported members of the UAE's ruling family on terrorism charges.[8]

August

  • August 1 - The United Arab Emirates will suspend some BlackBerry mobile services from October amid concerns that data from some equipment is being exported offshore and managed by foreign organisations.[9]

September

December

References

  1. ^ "Capitala World Tennis Championship". Archived from the original on 2010-01-06. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  2. ^ "Official Opening of Iconic Burj Dubai Announced". Gulfnews. 4 November 2009. Archived from the original on 6 November 2009. Retrieved 4 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "World's tallest building opens in Dubai". BBC News. 2010-01-04. Archived from the original on 5 January 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-04. 
  4. ^ "UAE ruling family member acquitted in torture trial". 10 January 2010. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  5. ^ "Dubai confirms offshore oil discovery". 1 November 2014. Archived from the original on 2010-04-12. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  6. ^ "Dubai police chief in Mossad arrest call". 19 February 2010. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "Israelis doing business in Dubai will wait out storm". 3 March 2010. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "Kenya seeks end to visa row after Dubai rulers expelled". 27 April 2010. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "Two Gulf states to ban some Blackberry functions". 1 August 2010. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "UPS cargo plane crashes in Dubai, killing two". 3 September 2010. Retrieved 29 January 2015. 
  11. ^ Narayan, M. Satya (May 27, 2008). "UAE to host Club World Cup next year". Gulf News. Archived from the original on 29 November 2009. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 
  12. ^ "10th World Swimming Championships (25 m) Dubai 2010". Archived from the original on December 26, 2009. Retrieved 7 January 2010. 

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