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Oil Discovery and Distribution of Wealth in Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (1968)

http://thefilmarchive.org/ Proven oil reserves in Saudi Arabia are the second largest claimed in the world, estimated to be 267 billion barrels (42×109 m3) (...
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ISIS Smashes Priceless, Ancient Statues in Iraq

ISIS Smashes Priceless, Ancient Statues in Iraq | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Islamic militants have destroyed priceless statues in Iraq. What was lost, and why is it important? 
 
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Top 10 facts about Kuwait - Express.co.uk

Top 10 facts about Kuwait - Express.co.uk | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
TODAY is the National Day of Kuwait and tomorrow is Kuwait’s Liberation Day.
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Victor the Eagle flies to the Arabian Peninsula

On March 14th, Freedom Conservation will undertake a challenge to set a new world record. Freedom's 'Victor the Eagle' will fly from the top of the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa...
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Lion, hyenas, baboons, apes surrendered to Kuwait Zoo - ArabianBusiness.com

Lion, hyenas, baboons, apes surrendered to Kuwait Zoo - ArabianBusiness.com | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Death of Filipina maid who was mauled by a lion kept by her employer has led to numerous people handing in their ‘pet’ wild animals
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McLaren Explores The Arabian Peninsula In New 'Desert Run': Video - Top Speed

McLaren Explores The Arabian Peninsula In New 'Desert Run': Video - Top Speed | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
cities like dubai abu dhabi and others in the united arab emirates have become synonymous with nbsp ...
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It might not be the best known Middle Eastern destination but Oman is a ... - Mirror.co.uk

It might not be the best known Middle Eastern destination but Oman is a ... - Mirror.co.uk | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
The sultanate has made sure that resorts are low-key and blend nicely with the environment – but without stinting on luxury and quality, writes Karin Wright
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The GCC Secretary General's mistake - Middle East Monitor

The GCC Secretary General's mistake - Middle East Monitor | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Not long ago, I noted that the Secretariat General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) needed to be dismantled and re-structured, having taken no recognisable position on any of the GCC's issues, neither internal nor external.
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Desert Breath: A Monumental Land Art Installation in the Sahara Desert

Desert Breath: A Monumental Land Art Installation in the Sahara Desert | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Photo by D.A.ST. Arteam courtesy the artists
Photo by D.A.ST. Arteam courtesy the artists
Located near the Red Sea in El Gouna, Egypt, Desert Breath is an impossibly immense land art installation dug into the sands of the Sahara desert by the D.A.ST. Arteam back in 1997. The artwork was a collabor
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Musa Bay, Iran : Image of the Day

Musa Bay, Iran : Image of the Day | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Iran’s shallow Musa Bay hosts Bandar Imam Khomeini, a busy port and petrochemical center.
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1,000 Muslims Just Showed the World Exactly How to Respond to Terrorism

1,000 Muslims Just Showed the World Exactly How to Respond to Terrorism | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
The huge group congregated in a very unlikely place to make a powerful statement.
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Dubai Flow Motion

My first impression of Dubai was that of super-tall buildings jutting out of the desert sand. However, after 3 months of exploration, research and filming, my lasting…
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Documentary on Iran’s first surfer makes waves for women! | Green Prophet

Documentary on Iran’s first surfer makes waves for women! | Green Prophet | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
There’s been a revolution in Iran, and we’re not talking about the one that resulted in overthrowing the Shah in 1979! The latest one involves an Irish environmentalist and surfing champion, and her mission to bring the sport to Iran, and its women. When a young boy stood on the beach in a fishing village in one of Iran’s least known areas, and saw three women catching waves, it was the first time he had seen females surfing. Actually, it was the first time he’d seen anyone surfing! One of them
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Winter escape to Oman - Irish Times

Winter escape to Oman - Irish Times | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
In the space of a few days you can experience sea, mountains and desert in luxurious comfort in the sunny Sultanate of Oman
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Movement Grows In Saudi Arabia To Create Jobs For Women - NPR

Movement Grows In Saudi Arabia To Create Jobs For Women - NPR | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Despite many obstacles, more Saudi Arabian women are joining the country's workforce. NPR's Deborah Amos profiles a successful online advertising agency that's run entirely by women.
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1990 Gulf Kuwait War- A Documentary on Oil Rich Kuwait After Kuwait Iraq War

1990 Gulf Kuwait War- A Documentary on Oil Rich Kuwait After Kuwait Iraq War. This is a Documentary on on Oil Rich Kuwait After Kuwait Iraq War in High Defin...
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Arabia was once a lush paradise of grass and woodlands - BBC News

Arabia was once a lush paradise of grass and woodlands - BBC News | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Nowadays Arabia is a fierce desert, but it was once densely vegetated, and could have been a home to the first humans that left Africa
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Abu Dhabi to get 130 new parks - The National

Abu Dhabi to get 130 new parks - The National | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Twenty locations have been earmarked in Mohammed bin Zayed City and other locations will be announced at a later date.
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'Raining money' video was filmed in Kuwait - not Dubai - The National

'Raining money' video was filmed in Kuwait - not Dubai - The National | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
False reports dispelled as location is revealed to be in Kuwait City.
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UAE storm weather, Day 3: Heavy rain in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain [video] - Emirates 24/7

UAE storm weather, Day 3: Heavy rain in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain [video] - Emirates 24/7 | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Motorists on high alert as strong winds to blow across the UAE
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Jordan’s 6,000 Mosques Will Soon All Have Rooftop Solar

Jordan’s 6,000 Mosques Will Soon All Have Rooftop Solar | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
In an already fragile region, subject to the whims of the international oil market and regional unrest, Jordan relies on fossil fuel imports to meet around 95 percent of its energy demand. Insert renewables.
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Persistent Dust Storms on the Southern Arabian Peninsula : Image of the Day

Persistent Dust Storms on the Southern Arabian Peninsula : Image of the Day | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
A low-pressure system energized strong northwest winds that carried dust from as far as northern Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Kuwait to the shores of the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Sea.
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Fresh food: United Arab Emirate’s unsustainable obsession | Green Prophet

Fresh food: United Arab Emirate’s unsustainable obsession | Green Prophet | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Why did the carrot slap the lettuce? Because it was too fresh. A joke that gains huge laughs in the single-digit age group gets a bit more foreboding when applied to grown-up concepts like world hunger and food security. An unprecedented amount of perishable food items are wasted every day in first-world cities.  Now a new study by the Dubai Municipality Food Control Department shows that the modern Middle East is picking up those same bad habits, with most consumers in the United Arab Emirates
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A Life Revealed - National Geographic Magazine

A Life Revealed - National Geographic Magazine | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Seventeen years after she stared out from the cover of National Geographic, a former Afghan refugee comes face-to-face with the world once more.
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The Abu Dhabi Falcon hospital is the largest of its kind - Daily Mail

The Abu Dhabi Falcon hospital is the largest of its kind - Daily Mail | Arabian Peninsula | Scoop.it
Around 9,000 birds get treated at the Abu Dhabi Flacon hospital each year. It features an intensive care unit and air-conditioned aviaries for birds to rest while molting their feathers.
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