Not all women whose letters appeared in this short-lived column were necessarily lesbiansbut some were and gradually an association developed. The two deal with some sort of unfortunate schism between their families, and when rumors of their lesbian relationship spread, they are received as a scandal. The outcome is a tragedy, with the more sophisticated girl somehow dying at the end.
One theory suggests the word was used to describe the souqwhich was similar to the souq in Ba. The poet and scholar Ahmad Mohammad Obaid traces it to the same word, but to its alternative meaning of "baby locust " Arabic: History of Dubai and Timeline of Dubai The history of human settlement in the area now defined by the United Arab Emirates is rich and complex, and points to extensive trading links between the civilisations of the Indus Valley and Mesopotamiabut also as far afield as the Levant.
The area was known to the Sumerians as Magan, and was a source for metallic goods, notably copper and bronze.
The exodus from Abu Dhabi was led by Obeid bin Saeed and Maktoum bin Buttiwho became joint leaders of Dubai until Ubaid died inleaving Maktum to establish the Maktoum dynasty.
This led to the Perpetual Maritime Truce. Dubai also — like its neighbours on the Trucial Coast — entered into an exclusivity agreement in which the United Kingdom took responsibility for the emirate's security in Ina smallpox epidemic broke out in the Bur Dubai locality, forcing residents to relocate east to Deira.
The conflagration consumed half the houses of Bur Dubai, while the district of Deira was said to have been totally destroyed.
The following year, more fires broke out. A female slave was caught in the act of starting one such blaze and was subsequently put to death. These policies saw a movement of merchants not only directly from Lingeh,  but also those who had settled in Ras Al Khaimah and Sharjah which had historical links with Lingeh through the Al Qasimi tribe to Dubai.
An indicator of the growing importance of the port of Dubai can be gained from the movements of the steamer of the Bombay and Persia Steam Navigation Company, which from to paid five visits annually to Dubai. In the company's vessels made 21 visits to Dubai and from on,  the steamers called fortnightly — intrading seventy thousand tonnes of cargo.
The disaster was a major setback for Dubai, with many families losing their breadwinner and merchants facing financial ruin. These losses came at a time when the tribes of the interior were also experiencing poverty. In a letter to the Sultan of Muscat inButti laments, 'Misery and poverty are raging among them, with the result that they are struggling, looting and killing among themselves.
The town of Dubai was an important port of call for foreign tradesmen, chiefly those from Iran, many of whom eventually settled in the town. By the beginning of the 20th century, it was an important port.
With the collapse of the pearling industry, Dubai fell into a deep depression and many residents lived in poverty or migrated to other parts of the Persian Gulf.
Ina border dispute between Dubai and Abu Dhabi on the northern sector of their mutual border escalated into war. Private companies were established to build and operate infrastructure, including electricity, telephone services and both the ports and airport operators.
This was followed by the Ambassador and Carlton Hotels in Early the next morning in heavy seas off Umm al-Quwain, an explosion tore out the second class cabins and started fires. The captain gave the order to abandon ship but two lifeboats capsized and a second explosion occurred.
A flotilla of small boats from Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman and Umm al-Quwain picked up survivors but in all lives were lost in the disaster.
More and more European and Arab firms are opening up and the future looks bright. This crossing was finished in May and was paid for by a toll levied on the crossing from the Dubai side of the creek to the Deira side.
However, by the time the asphalt runway of Dubai Airport was constructed inopening Dubai to both regional and long haul traffic, a number of foreign airlines were competing for landing rights. This gold was, in the vast majority, re-exported - mainly to customers who took delivery in international waters off India.
The import of gold to India had been banned and so the trade was characterised as smuggling, although Dubai's merchants were quick to point out that they were making legal deliveries of gold and that it was up to the customer where they took it.
The first field was named 'Fateh' or 'good fortune'. This led to an acceleration of Sheikh Rashid's infrastructure development plans and a construction boom that brought a massive influx of foreign workers, mainly Asians and Middle easterners.
These were constructed by the Chicago Bridge and Iron Companywhich gave the beach its local name Chicago Beachwhich was transferred to the Chicago Beach Hotel, which was demolished and replaced by the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in the late s.
The Kazzans were an innovative oil storage solution which meant super-tankers could moor offshore even in bad weather and avoided the need to pipe oil onshore from Fateh, which is some 60 miles out to sea. Oil revenue, flowing from onwards supported a period of growth with Sheikh Rashid embarking on a policy of building infrastructure and a diversified trading economy before the emirate's limited reserves were depleted.
Originally intended to be a four-berth port, it was extended to sixteen berths as construction was ongoing. The project was an outstanding success, with shipping queuing to access the new facilities. The port was inaugurated on 5 Octoberalthough its berths were each pressed into use as soon as they had been built.
Port Rashid was to be further expanded in to add a further 35 berths before the larger port of Jebel Ali was constructed.Online homework and grading tools for instructors and students that reinforce student learning through practice and instant feedback.
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Dubai (/ d uː ˈ b aɪ / doo-BY; Arabic: دبي Dubay, Gulf Arabic: Arabic pronunciation:) is the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). On the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf, it is the capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the country.
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