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United Arab Emirates – Wikipedia

The United Arab Emirates (/juːˈnaɪtɪd ˈærəb ˈɛmɪrɪts/ ( listen); UAE; Arabic: دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة‎ Dawlat al-Imārāt al-‘Arabīyah al-Muttaḥidah), sometimes simply called the Emirates (Arabic: الإمارات‎ al-Imārāt), is a federal absolute monarchy sovereign state in Western Asia at the southeast end of … Continue reading

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Tiny Wealthy Qatar Goes Its Own Way and Pays for It – The New York Times

He helped bring the 2022 World Cup to Qatar at an estimated cost of $200 billion, a major coup for a country that had never qualified for the tournament. Now at age 37, the emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, … Continue reading

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