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Dubai To Merge Its Forces With UAE Federal Army

The union between the seven emirates in the UAE federal state was strengthened by adecision on 7 December to integrate the military forces of Dubai with the UAE federalarmy. The Crown Prince of Dubai and UAE Minister of Defense, Shaikh Muhammad bin Rashid AlMaktoum, issued a decree for the merger of the forces in "the central militaryregion" with the UAE armed forces and the merger of the Amiri guard of Dubai...