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Celebrating a golden jubilee Kuwait style: Gulf state spends £10million to put on the biggest firework display of all time

Celebrating a golden jubilee Kuwait style: Gulf state spends £10million to put on the biggest firework display of all time | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
A dazzling array of colours illuminated the skies above the Kuwait City last night as a staggering 77,282 fireworks were launched in the space of an hour.
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Kuwait to summon dual nationality holders

Kuwait to summon dual nationality holders | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
432 000 discovered to hold dual Kuwait-Saudi citizenship
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The impact of dust storms on the Arabian Peninsula and the ... - ACPD

The impact of dust storms on the Arabian Peninsula and the ... - ACPD | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Located in the dust belt, the Arabian Peninsula is a major source of atmospheric dust. Frequent dust outbreaks and some 15 to 20 dust storms per year have profound effects on all aspects of human activity and natural processes in this region.
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Here's Looking @ Earth—Aerosol Activity (Imagery) - SatNews Publishers

Here's Looking @ Earth—Aerosol Activity (Imagery) - SatNews Publishers | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
SatNews Publishers Here's Looking @ Earth—Aerosol Activity (Imagery) SatNews Publishers In the center of the map, dust from the Sahara and Thar deserts, the Arabian Peninsula, and the Horn of Africa shroud parts of the Middle East and North Africa,...
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Latest exhibition by Dubai-based painter was inspired by endangered animals - The National

Latest exhibition by Dubai-based painter was inspired by endangered animals - The National | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
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Latest exhibition by Dubai-based painter was inspired by endangered animals
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The stack of canvases building up in Matt Ryder's studio at home in The Springs, Dubai seem at first to be simply covered in contoured black paint.
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Modern Arab historians should be given a wider audience - The National

Modern Arab historians should be given a wider audience - The National | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
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Hatoon Al-Fassi's work on the history of women in the Arabian Peninsula is important. Her book Women in Pre-Islamic Arabia: Nabataea was published in English.
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Plans for Qatar's second World Cup stadium unveiled - Gizmag

Plans for Qatar's second World Cup stadium unveiled - Gizmag | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Modeled on a traditional nomadic tent and featuring a removable top tier, the Al Bayt Stadium is the second of 12 new venues Qatar plans to build for the 20...
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Roman ruins in Libya: aerial photographs by Jason Hawkes - Telegraph

Roman ruins in Libya: aerial photographs by Jason Hawkes - Telegraph | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Roman ruins in Libya: aerial photographs by Jason Hawkes.
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Islam 101: Eid for Beginners | Green Prophet

Islam 101: Eid for Beginners | Green Prophet | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Learn the ropes of how to live in a Muslim country. Laurie goes over the 101 of Eid, Ramadan and some Muslim holiday rituals that might baffle the average
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5 Top Islamic Art Collections... - MutualArt

5 Top Islamic Art Collections... - MutualArt | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
5 Top Islamic Art Collections in the USA; In the midst of the uproar surrounding the "Innocence of Muslims" film and the French satirical cartoons, the...
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The first film footage of Palestine circa 1896

The first film footage of Palestine circa 1896 | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
  Like an early Google Street View, the French…
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Emirati artist Zeinab Alhashemi combines her experience in graphic design with her love for art | The National

Emirati artist Zeinab Alhashemi combines her experience in graphic design with her love for art | The National | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Zeinab Alhashemi talks about her one-of-a-kind art works.
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Pictures: Celebrating Ramadan Around the World

Pictures: Celebrating Ramadan Around the World | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
This month many of the 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide will celebrate Ramadan with fasting and prayer.
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Everyone In Middle East Given Own Country In 317,000,000-State Solution

Everyone In Middle East Given Own Country In 317,000,000-State Solution | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
NEW YORK—Marking the latest and most ambitious attempt to bring stability to the region, the United Nations announced Wednesday that every single person in the Middle East will receive his or her own sovereign nation as part of a historic 317,000,00...
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Here's How Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Was Built (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post

Here's How Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Was Built (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Here's How Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Was Built (PHOTOS)
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Abu Dhabi's most iconic landmark is the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, which features eighty-two white domes.
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The cast of Al Ikhwa talks about their filming experience in Abu Dhabi - The National

The cast of Al Ikhwa talks about their filming experience in Abu Dhabi - The National | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
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Hollywood and Bollywood are not the only places taking advantage of Abu Dhabi's prime locations and 30 per cent production rebate.
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Dubai International Airport on track to be the world's busiest by early 2015 - The National

Dubai International Airport on track to be the world's busiest by early 2015 - The National | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
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Heathrow beat Dubai International to retain its position as the world's biggest airport for international traffic in the first half of this year.
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3 green reasons why the UAE should be on your travel bucket list - Green Prophet

3 green reasons why the UAE should be on your travel bucket list - Green Prophet | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
3 green reasons why the UAE should be on your travel bucket list
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The United Arab Emirates has now become a very popular holiday destination, boasting dry, hot weather for much of the year.
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Sahara Forest Project Growing Food In Qatar - Business Insider

Sahara Forest Project Growing Food In Qatar - Business Insider | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
In Qatar, the summers are long and hot. From April through October, the average high hovers between 90 and 104 degrees Fahrenheit, and there's hardly ever a drop of rain. To meet the needs of a rapidly growing population, ...
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Pro Cycling Manager 2014 | Episodio 6: Tour de Qatar

Buenas chicos y chicas, bienvenidos a esta nueva serie en el canal. Afrontamos un modo Carrera Profesional en Pro Cycling Manager 2014 con un equipo customizado, para disputar e intentar luchar...
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Luxor’s 160 kW solar energy plants would make sun god Ra proud | Green Prophet

Luxor’s 160 kW solar energy plants would make sun god Ra proud | Green Prophet | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Luxor home to some of Egypt's greatest temples has something to solute over: the city has started its first 80kW solar energy plant, worth about $530,000 US
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Museum für Islamische Kunst: Home

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Learning English - 6 Minute English - Eid Mubarak!

Rob and Neil talk about the Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr. 6 Minute English: 24 July 2014
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Wind Power Creates 1,000 Liters of Clean Water a Day in the Desert

Wind Power Creates 1,000 Liters of Clean Water a Day in the Desert | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
A new invention that is already being tested in some desert areas is able to extract clean drinking water from…
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After U.S. Fossil Aquifers Run Dry, Will Middle East Follow? | Green Prophet

After U.S. Fossil Aquifers Run Dry, Will Middle East Follow? | Green Prophet | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Article comparing the depletion of underground "fossil water" aquifers in the Middle East to those elsewhere; especially in the USA.
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The 7 Wonders of ultramodern Dubai (future dubai, indoor ski dubai, hydropolis dubai) - ODDEE

The 7 Wonders of ultramodern Dubai (future dubai, indoor ski dubai, hydropolis dubai) - ODDEE | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
By 2010 --the year Dubai's known oil reserves will most likely be tapped out--, prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum is expecting to attract 15 million tourists. Here's how. (future dubai, indoor ski dubai, hydropolis dubai)
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