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Al Maktoum Hospital Road towards Nasir Square 1984

The start of modern health care in the United Arab Emirates can be traced to the days when the area was known as the Trucial Coast. In 1943, a small healthcare centre was opened in the Al Ras area of Dubai. In 1951, under the patronage of Sheikh Saeed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler […]

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Dubai Deira Creek in 1988

A view of Dubai Creek from Dubai Intercontinental Hotel 1988 The creek’s initial inlet into mainland Dubai is along the Deira Corniche and Al Ras areas of eastern Dubai and along the Al Shindagha area of western Dubai. It then progresses south-eastward through the mainland, passing through Port Saeed and Dubai Creek Park. The creek’s […]

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Dubai Clock Tower 1971

An Ariel View of Dubai Clocktower in 1971 Deira Clocktower, originally referred to as the Dubai Clocktower, is a roundabout in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Clocktower is located in eastern Dubai in Deira, at the intersection of Umm Hurrair Road and route D 89 (Al Maktoum Road). Situated in the locality of Al […]

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Dubai Parade on Union Day 1986

UAE National Day Celebration in Dubai 1986 National Day is celebrated from 2 December each year in United Arab Emirates for two days or more (usually the 2nd and 3rd). It marks the UAE’s formal nationalization from the British Protectorate Treaties which ended on December 1, 1971 and the eventual, federal unification of the seven […]

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A Street view of Bur Dubai in 1961

Unmade Compacted sand filled streets of Bur Dubai in 1961 In the 1820s, Dubai was referred to as Al Wasl by British historians. Few records pertaining to the cultural history of the UAE or its constituent emirates exist and because of the region’s oral traditions, folklore and myth were not written down. According to Fedel […]

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Adi Nasib Al Bitar with Dubai Rulers in 1968

Adi Bitar with Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed, Sheikh Mohammed and Sheikh Maktoum in Dubai 1968 Adi Nasib Al Bitar (1924–1973) was a judge, a legal advisor and lawyer who worked all over the Middle East. He was the author of the constitution of the United Arab Emirates. Adi was born in Jerusalem on December 7, […]

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Dubai International Airport in 1959

An Ariel view of Under Construction Dubai International Airport in 1959 Construction of the airport was ordered by the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, in 1959. It officially opened in 1960 with its first airfield, at which time it was able to handle aircraft the size of a Douglas DC-3 on […]

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Sheikh Mohammed in father lap on his first birthday 1950

Baby Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Makhtoum in 1950 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, also Known as Sheikh Mohammed was born on 15 July 1949 in Dubai. He is the Prime Minister and Vice President of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and constitutional monarch of Dubai. He is the third of Rashid bin Saeed […]

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Sheikh Mohammed ready for Horse Racing at Age 13

Sheikh Mohammed an Avid Lover of Horses at age 13 Sheikh Mohammed is a major figure in international Thoroughbred horse racing and breeding. They own Darley Stud, which is the biggest horse breeding operation in the world with farms in the United States, Ireland, England, and Australia. In 1985 he bought the Irish Thoroughbred Park […]

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