UAE strongman named new president

Updated May 14 2022 - 10:16am, first published 10:12am
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan has been elected UAE president.

The United Arab Emirates' de facto leader Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan has been elected president of the Gulf Arab state by a federal supreme council, solidifying his rule over the OPEC oil producer and key regional player.

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