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UAE President Sheikh Khalifa has died

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President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan is dead.

The President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, who had accompanied his country’s meteoric rise on the international scene for the past two decades, has died, authorities announced on Friday.

The government has declared “official mourning and flags lowered” for 40 days, the official WAM news agency said.

The late head of state’s public appearances had been rare ever since he had a stroke in January 2014.

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