Li, who died of an unspecified illness at age 90 last week, was reviled by activists as the “Butcher of Beijing” for his role in the military's brutal suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations on June 4, 1989
Burj Khalifa’s official page on Instagram said, “#PakistanIndependenceday and #IndianIndependenceday…”
"On this glorious national occasion, all our institutions, ministries, bodies and schools are invited to raise the flag on the UAE Flag Day at 11:00am," tweets Sheikh Mohammed.
"They are lying that our enemy is America, our enemy is right here," a group of protesters outside Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran chanted
I was simply impressed by the huge photograph of our respected leaders on page 5 (“4,500 UAE flags create portraits of leaders, Nov.4, Gulf Today). The ‘Flag Garden’ has thousands of flags
Five thousands people from 58 nationalities raised the flag, breaking the record for being the largest number of people holding one flag.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, Crown Princes, Sheikhs, and large crowd this afternoon performed funeral prayers on the body of the late H.H. Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at the Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed The First Mosque in Al Bateen, Abu Dhabi.
As protests against racial injustice recently spread across the U.S., including Mississippi, leaders from business, religion, education and sports have spoken forcefully against the state flag.
Indians in the UAE celebrated the 71st Republic Day on Sunday with patriotic fervour soaring high as they commemorated the date when the Constitution of India came into effect.