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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 13 December 2018

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Making today's headlines: an Emirati serviceman who died, cyber extortion and UAE Flag Day

The UAE Flag Garden on Kite Beach. Antonie Robertson / The National
The UAE Flag Garden on Kite Beach. Antonie Robertson / The National

An Emirati serviceman has died while serving the UAE Armed Forces in Yemen on Thursday.

> Emirati serviceman dies in Yemen

Dubai Police have revealed that they investigated more than 80 cases of electronic extortion so far this year up from 87 for the whole of 2016.

> Facebook friend request warning as dozens of young Dubai residents blackmailed

Flag Day was celebrated at 11am today ahead of the actual day tomorrow.

> Ten facts about the UAE flag ahead of Flag Day celebrations