For all the people who wish to come to the UAE for vacation or for shopping there's a new rule. Upon arrival at the airport an HIV/AIDS test will be administered to all before you are allowed to enter the country. If you test positive (God forbid!) you will be returned to your country.
I'm well aware that UAE is based on Sharia law, but I find this highly unlikely. Is it true?
The United Arab Emirates has imposed HIV/AIDS travel restrictions on
persons applying for a work or residence visa. An HIV/AIDS test is
required for work or residence permits; testing must be performed
The citation is to the US Department of State (the link is broken).
This doesn't answer whether tourists are affected.