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Ariel View of Dubai City 1986

Dubai City in 1986 An Ariel view of Dubai city in 1986 while flying on Persian Gulf. Deira Dubai is on the left side while Bur Dubai is on the right. Dubai Creek is clearly engrossing and covering the lands of Dubai distinguishing two major parts. Sheikh Rashid port can be seen in Foreground. The […]

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Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel and Towers near Dubai Creek 1978

Dubai Creek Sheraton Hotel in 1978 1970 Model Blue Datsun parked near Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers. Huge construction near Dubai creek was underway in 1978. Dubai leads the ranking of the worlds highest hotel occupancy rate. In 2006, the Dubai hotel occupancy rate was 86% which is the highest ever in Dubai. In […]

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Classic BnW Dubai Clock Tower Picture in 1968

An Ariel View of Dubai Clock Tower 1968 Dubai Clock tower was designed by Engineer Edgar Bublik General Manager of Overseas AST and constructed by an ECC local builder around 1964. However, by 1972, the monument had started to crack and corrode the steel reinforcements, as a result of the unwashed beach sand used for […]

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Traditional Arabic Chanting Dance in Dubai

Traditional Arabic Dance and Singing (Liwa) Men are performing chanting Dance in Dubai at the eve of Eid celebration in 1989. The music of the United Arab Emirates stems from the Persian Gulf khaleeji tradition, and from Bedouin folk music. Distinctive dance songs from the area’s fishermen are also well-known. Liwa (or leiwah / leywah) is […]

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