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All Posts Tagged With: "United Arab Emirates"

The Sand Castle: Introduction

(July 24, 2007) WIDE ANGLE travels to the royal headquarters of the United Arab Emirate of Ras al-Khaimah as HH Sheikh Saud solicits top European architects to carry out his grandiose dream of a new capital city in the middle of his desert kingdom.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

Economic Crisis in a Globalized World

A round-up of how nations around the globe are dealing with the economic downturn: bailouts, I.M.F. loans, and schadenfreude.

Nov 21st, 2008 | Comments

Shah Rukh Khan Boulevard

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is the latest celebrity to enter the United Arab Emirates’ booming real-estate market.

Oct 7th, 2008 | Comments

The Sand Castle: Resources

Learn more about the United Arab Emirates from these additional web resources.

Jul 24th, 2007 | Comments

The Sand Castle: The United Arab Emirates Trends

Once a region predominantly inhabited by nomadic Bedouin tribes, the country has become a global hub for trade and tourism.

Jul 24th, 2007 | Comments

The Sand Castle: The United Arab Emirates Profile

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a loose federation of seven states formed in 1971, following independence from Britain, each with its own ruler. Local Sheikhs retain considerable power over their own regions, including control over oil and gas reserves.

Jul 24th, 2007 | Comments

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The Sand Castle: Video: Full Episode

His Highness Sheikh Saud of Ras al-Khaimah has a grandiose dream — a brand new capital for the United Arab Emirates.

Jun 24th, 2007 | Comments

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