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  • The Role Of The Oil Boom

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    Architecture of a city reflects its way of living and provides insights into the city’s creation and development of how it looks today. Abu Dhabi in the present day is a modern city with tall skyscrapers and wide grid-pattern roads. Being the capital of United Arab Emirates, it is the country’s center of political and industrial activities. As a former desert strip, Abu Dhabi is now known for its greenery and a prosperous city because of its revenues from oil, technology and tourism. In this essay, I

  • The World 's Tallest Skyscraper And Man Made Islands

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    Intro Dubai is the largest city in the United Arab Emirates and quite possibly the most famous of all Arabian metropolises. This fame has arisen from the city’s great oil wealth; from the massive construction projects that have resulted - including the world’s tallest skyscraper and man-made islands; from the reputation for excess among Dubai’s young and wealthy; and from the large numbers of expats attracted to Dubai by the prospect of sharing in the city’s prosperity. But there’s more to Dubai

  • Uae National Day

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    poetry to the day.This is sometimes ended with fasinating fireworks or laser displays. The history and significance Not long ago, the UAE was a land of desert inhabited by proud and resourceful nomadic Bedouin tribes, fishing villages and date farms. Abu Dhabi consisted of several hundred palm huts (barasti) huts, a few coral buildings and the Ruler's Fort. Situated along the creek, Dubai was a trading hub, providing a safe haven before the Straits of Hormuz and beyond. Life today in the Emirates

  • Personal Narrative : The Seatbelt That Saved My Life

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    and were just about to head back to our small house in Minot. It was one of those weird, inbetween days of spring where the ice had started melting and turning the ground into mud, but not all the way. There were still random patches of ice on the road. Kerri warned us to be careful on our way back home. My dad brushed her off, teasing her about her motherliness and asking her if she doubted his truck-driving skills. She retaliated that we should leave, lest we get home too late and sleep in past

  • Essay on Abu Ghraib and Insaniyat

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    Abu Ghraib and Insaniyat Article by: Arshin Adib-Moghaddam “We have met the enemy, and he is us” Iraq is a different world than where we live in North America. Canadian values and culture of North America are vastly different from those of the Middle Eastern country that is the subject of an-article by Arshin Adib-Moghaddam titled Abu Gharib and Insaniyat. Following the terrorist attacks in New York in 2001 the differences between these two cultures seemed immense. The stories and images

  • Tourism During The Middle East Business News

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    Before the discovery of the oil the economy of the UAE was dependent on fishing and pearl trade. The people were busy in farming dates, breeding camels and goats.Since the discovery of the oil in 1966, the country’s economy and society have changed considerably. Discovery of the oil boosted the economy and throughout 25 years the UAE has developed high living standards. The oil discovery attracted many foreigners to work in the UAE. Recognizing that the oil , the source that affects the economy,

  • Similarities And Difference Between Sudan And United Arab Emirates

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    Sudan gained its independence from Egypt in 1956, and has split into two countries in 2011, with South Sudan splitting away from Sudan. The United Arab Emirates being a series of small emirates before 1971. Sheik Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan ruler of Abu Dhabi had a vision of all the seven emirates united to form one large country and according to that dream the UAE was established in December

  • The Un Millennium Summit : Eight Millennium Development Goals

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    In 2000, the UN Millennium Summit created eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that aim to catalyze development in our world. A total of 193 countries and 23 international organizations agreed to participate and complete these goals by 2015. The MDGs encompass a total of fifteen targets that range from eradicating hunger and poverty to encouraging global partnership for development. Specifically, goal 7 aims to ensure environmental sustainability. One of the largest known and acknowledged problems

  • Essay on United States Threat Analysis

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    Abu Sayyaf is still a big threat to the United States, it has roughly 200-500 members based out of the southern Philippines. Here in the United States the FBI is still tracking 3 of the main organizers of the Abu Sayyaf organization and the organization has made comments that have stated they want to fight the United States and it is strongly believed that given the opportunity although they are a small organization they will in fact take a huge leap at harming American citizens by means of bombing

  • Summary Of ' I Want A Cheeseburger

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    “I want a cheeseburger.” In the scorching hot city of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, a teenage boy, Raul, his friend, Amaad, and his brother, Sahid, meet at a rendezvous about an hour before school. The rendezvous was Raul’s place, an enormous mansion with many convenient automations A house like this is very common in this part of the world, primarily because of the oil rich deserts. Anyways, they are at the rendezvous for a reason, another thing very common in this part of the world is rich kids