Capital punishment is a legal penalty in the United Arab Emirates.. Under Emirati law, multiple crimes carry the death penalty, and executions can be carried out through either a firing squad or stoning. Current laws allows the death penalty for treason, espionage, murder, successfully inciting the suicide of a person "afflicted with total lack of free will or reason", arson resulting in .
· Finally, Ras Al Khaimah joined the federation on 10 February 1972. And, the federation was complete with the inclusion of all of the seven emirates that formed the Trucial States. This newly founded federal state became officially known as Dawlat Al Imarat Al Arabiyya Al Muttahida or the United Arab Emirates (UAE).