History Of The United Arab Emirates
The United Arab Emirates was formed from the group of tribally organised Arabian Peninsula sheikhdoms along the southern coast of the Persian Gulf and the northwestern coast of the Gulf of Oman.
Read more about History Of The United Arab Emirates: Advent of Islam, Portuguese Control, Ottoman Rule, British Rule, The Rise and Fall of The Pearling Industry, The Beginning of The Oil Era, Border Disputes, Sheikh Zayed and The Union, Independence
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