The United Arab Emirates is celebrating its 46th birthday on December 2, thanks to its founding father, Sheikh Zayed — who is the inspiration behind next year's Year of Zayed. Marking the union of its separate cities — Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Umm Al Quwain, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ajman and Ras al Khaimah — the celebrations are expected to be bigger and brighter this year. With that, Buro 24/7 Middle East has rounded up a selection of luxury gifts that come complete in the UAE's flag colours – red, white, black and green. Take a look here...

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