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Burj Al Khalifa Sheikh Zayed Road Flyovers 2011

Sheikh Zayed Raod and Burj Al Khalifa There are unconfirmed reports of several planned height increases since its inception. Originally proposed as a virtual clone of the 560 m (1,837 ft) Grollo Tower proposal for Melbourne, Australia’s Docklands waterfront development, the tower was redesigned by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (SOM).Marshall Strabala, an SOM architect who […]

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Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum in his Office 1962

Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum Sheikh Rasid bin Saeed Al Maktoum 1912 – 7 October 1990 was the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai. He ruled for 32 years from 1958 until his death in 1990. Sheikh Rashid brought Dubai to join Abu Dhabi and other northern […]

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Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed holding a falcon 1989

Prince Fazza with his Camel and Falcon in his Childhood 1989 Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (born 14 November 1982) is the Crown Prince of Dubai. He is popularly known as Fazza, the name under which he publishes his poetry. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed is the chief veteran of annual Fazza Championships for Falconry. […]

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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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Rare Picture of Al Fahidi Fort Dubai in 1936

Al Fahidi Fort and Dubai City in 1936 Al Fahidi Fort Dubai was built in several phases. The oldest tower was built around 1787 and believed to be the oldest building in Dubai that still exists today. The fort was used to guard the landward approaches to the town from the raids of neighboring tribes. […]

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Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid at Simmons College in United Kingdom 1967

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid among other students at Simmons College Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid among other students at Simmons College for officers in Aldershot, United Kingdom in 1967. Simmons School is now a part of the Sandhurst Royal Military Academy. Sheikh Mohammed was honored to achieve the highest mark as the foreign students in the school. […]

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