Fujairah

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Fujairah

(fo͞ojī`rä), sheikhdom (1995 pop. 76,254), c.450 sq mi (1,170 sq km), part of the federation of seven United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates,
federation of sheikhdoms (2015 est. pop. 5,780,000), c.30,000 sq mi (77,700 sq km), SE Arabia, on the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The federation, commonly known as the UAE, consists of seven sheikhdoms: Abu Dhabi (territorially the largest of the
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, SE Arabia, on the Gulf of Oman. Agriculture, fishing, boatbuilding are principal industries; there also is a port. No oil of any worth has been found in Fujairah, and it is one of the less developed emirates. A pipeline that runs from Abu Dhabi to the port enables oil shipments to bypass the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Its ownership was contested in the late 19th cent. Fujairah was a British protectorate until it joined the United Arab Emirates in 1971.
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Ahead of World Environment Day , which is observed on 5 June every year, the UAE's Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (Moccae) and Dibba Al Fujairah Municipality have planted more than 2,500 mangrove seedlings in Fujairah's Al Badiya area, located along the east coast of the UAE.
Summary: Ministry, Dibba Al Fujairah Municipality to plant 2,500 mangroves
Meanwhile, Ahmed Saeed Al Dhanhani, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Dibba Al Fujairah Club, thanked Sheikh Hamad and Sheikh Mohammed for their support and observed that the new stadium will be able serve millennials in Fujairah as well as host championships.
The accident occurred near the emirate of Al Fujairah, outside the Strait of Hormuz, which is a vital passage for oil and gas.
One is the Dh200-million Hamad Bin Abdullah Al Fujairah Road, and another is the first phase of the Dh49.4-million Ittihad road development.
He parted ways with United Arabs Emirates side Dibba Al Fujairah earlier this year and has been a free agent since then.
Baniyas have won three of their last four league encounters, cruising to a 4-0 win over Al Fujairah and steering six past Dibba but it has to be acknowledged that those triumphs came against lowly opposition.
He left his coaching job at Al Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates earlier this year, briefly taking on the chairmanship of Belarusian club Dynamo Brest in July.
Diego Maradona resigned as coach of United Arab Emirates second division club Al Fujairah on Friday after his team failed to gain promotion, his lawyer Matias Morla announced.
The lawyer insisted that the decision "had been a mutual agreement" with the club and that he wished Al Fujairah "the best".
Rashid bin Hamad Al Sharqi to attend the second edition of Al Fujairah International Arts Festival on February 24 - March 5 under the patronage of member of the Supreme Federal Council and Ruler of Al-Fujairah Shaikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi.