Short-term efforts[ edit ] Concept diagram of underwater oil containment domes originally planned for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. At this stage, there were 2 remaining oil leaks from the fallen pipeline. Oil containment dome under construction in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, at Wild Well Control on 26 April First, BP unsuccessfully attempted to close the blowout preventer valves on the wellhead with remotely operated underwater vehicles.
See country notes and updates section sections below. Population figures are often unreliable, a second source might be given for comparison. UAE population estimate of 5, given by the CIA for Jul is misleading as it is based on a UAE NBS figure from the census, which was probably too low at the time anyway a number of residents did not participate in the census.
The World Bank estimate is possibly too high but there is no question the population has increased substantially since As of Janthe most recent population figures released by the NBS the official government statistics department were 8. But trend is decreasing proportion of citizens, increasing proportion of expat foreigners, so UN estimate is likely to be too low.
Airline notes commercial operators with scheduled flights only: Gulf Air was originally the national or flag carrier for Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, and Abu Dhabi emirate, which jointly owned the airline. From Oman, Qatar, and Abu Dhabi withdrew from the partnership leaving Gulf Air the national carrier solely for Bahrain, and owned by Bahrain.
Kuwait Airways is the national carrier of Kuwait. Other operators include Jazeera Airways. Other operators include FlyNas previously Nas Air. Monthly total population figure update available on their website, but not nationality figures.
Country updates - see also country notes section below [merge] Qatar New emir from Jun Saudi Arabia New king from 23 January Parents of any child born in the UAE expats included must be married to each other, otherwise they are likely to be prosecuted for having sex out of wedlock and jailed pregnancy or baby is used as evidence in a court case.
A new presidential decree in allowed children in that situation to apply for Emirati citizenship upon reaching the age of 18 years. Place of birth is generally not relevant. However, children of Emirati fathers and non-Emirati mothers who are born outside the UAE might not automatically be given Emirati nationality unless or until the Emirati father files an application.
Obviously this is difficult if the father does not acknowledge the child belongs to him, and especially if he is not married to the mother. The reverse question does not really apply, as in a mother denying a child is hers, since the mother is normally present at the birth of her child.
This would be a rare situation due to cultural, legal, and religious considerations. Other nationalities and passports must be renounced? The GCC was founded on 26 May GCC citizens can usually travel freely between member states without the need for visas, or sometimes passports - a national identity card might be sufficient, at least at land border crossings.
Arabic for Gulf is Khaleej. The term "Khaleeji" is sometimes used to describe Gulf Arabs. Yemen or The Republic of Yemen is not included although geographically it lies in the same region. It shares a land land border with Oman and Saudi Arabia but does not have any part of its coastline on the Arabian Gulf.
Iran and Iraq are not part of the GCC. Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria. Israel has Arab Muslim citizens but is not regarded as an Arab or Muslim country.
Iran refers to it as the Persian Gulf and strongly dislikes references to the Arabian Gulf. Officially it is the Persian Gulf. Officially meaning what the UN calls it, what most world atlases call it.
But it is not the official name according to GCC countries. A customs union and common currency have been agreed upon, at least in principle.
Implementation timeline unknown or undecided.Apr 29, · About two-thirds of U.S. oysters come from the Gulf Coast, the source of about 40% of America's seafood catch. But in the three years since the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon blew up and sank.
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