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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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Dubai Clock Tower towards Dubai Airport Raod in 1986

Dubai Clock Tower looking towards DNATA roundabout in far Dnata Travel Services is the biggest provider of travel services and products for retail and business customers for the Middle Eastern market. The company is based in Dubai. It is a business segment of Dnata, and as such, part of The Emirates Group. It has an […]

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Dubai Business Tycoons in a Casual Meeting 1950s

Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum to his right Hamad Al-Futtaim and Saif Kalban in 1950s Hamad Al Futtaim is the Co Founder of Al Futtaim Group. The Al Futtaim group was founded in the 1930s and expanded rapidly in the 1940s and 1950s becoming an integrated commercial, industrial, and services organisation. From the 1950s […]

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Dubai Clock Tower rare old photo 1969

Dubai Clock Tower surroundings as it used to be in 1969 In the early 1960s the area where the Clock Tower is located today had become an important road intersection. The construction of clock tower was started in 1964. It was suggested the Clock Tower be placed on a traffic roundabout to protect the Tower. […]

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Dubai Trade Centre and Sheikh Zayed Road mid 1990's

Dubai Trade Centre Roundabout and Sheikh Zayed Raod underpass. In Dubai, E 11 is known as “Sheikh Zayed Road”. The highway runs parallel to the coastline from Trade Centre Roundabout to the border with the emirate of Abu Dhabi, 55 kilometres (34 mi) away in the area of Jebel Ali. The road was formerly known […]

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Margaret Thatcher at the World Trade Centre Dubai 1980s

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s Dubai visit in the 1980s. Popularly known as the Iron Lady, Thatcher held office from 1979 to 1990. It was during this period that she visited the UAE. Thatcher, 87, died of a stroke in London on April 8, 2013. Thatcher’s talent and drive caused her to be mentioned […]

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