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Ras al-Khaimah

(räs äl-khī`mä), sheikhdom (1995 pop. 144,430), c.650 sq mi (1,680 sq km), United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates,
federation of sheikhdoms (2005 est. pop. 2,563,000), 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 Persian Gulf; the northernmost of the seven sheikdoms in the federation. The economy is dependent on oil, first produced in 1969; coal is mined and ceramics manufactured. Among the sheikdom's biggest attractions are its many ancient sites (human habitation dates back to the 3d cent. B.C.) and its national museum. Previously affiliated with SharjahSharjah
, sheikhdom (1995 pop. 400,339), c.1,000 sq mi (2,590 sq km), part of the federation of seven United Arab Emirates, SE Arabia, on the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman. The modernized town of Sharjah (1995 pop.
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, Ras al-Khaimah became a separate sheikhdom under British protection in 1921. After some hesitation, the sheikhdom joined the United Arab Emirates in 1972.
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Temperatures in the coastal areas - Dubai, Ajman, Abu Dhabi, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaima - will range from 19-28 degrees.
Saturday's event was the second Xerox qualifying, following the May tournament, to be held at Dirab and this time the champion and runner-up will travel to Ras Al Khaima, UAE, for the Xerox Corporate Golf Challenge finals in November.
3 million) in Ras Al Khaima (RAK), UAE by RAK Ghani Glass Limited.
Ras Al Khaima: The teams took to sea to start the third leg of Sailing Arabia -- The Tour (SATT) from Ras Al Khaima to Dubai early on Friday, with winds picking up and fair tides to face.
Enec has already been active in supporting local cultural and recreation facilities and has hosted more than 16 community forums which were attended by more than 6,000 people in most UAE cities such as Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ras Al Khaima, Madinat Zayed, and Ruwais in the Western Region.
With 25 outlets in the UAE across major malls in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaima, and Fujairah, Candelite's latest outlet in Qatar expands the store's retail footprint to more than 20,000sq ft.
In a filing to the Muscat Securities Market, Oman Oil said that Lubechem, which operates from Ras Al Khaima, is into manufacture and blending of greases, lubricants and chemicals.
4%, led by Ras Al Khaima Cement Co which on Sunday reported a 7.
Elsewhere in the UAE, FEWA, the electricity and water authority for Ajman, Ras Al Khaima, Umm Al Quwain and Fujairah, will implement ultra-filtration as a pre-treatment step for the first time at its Al Zawrah seawater reverse osmosis plant in Ajman to produce 115 million litres per day of pre-treated seawater to feed the reverse osmosis membrane system.
I had to teach the staff to dance with the choir, but in a few weeks things changed as the band and menu was good and the place became the most happening for all age groups - including visitors from Saudi Arabia, Doha and Ras Al Khaima.
Although the Authority has extended a number of flights to a few UAE airlines namely Emirates, Fly Dubai and Ras Al Khaima, it does not grant any additional right to other airlines, including Air Arabia.
The end-user Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) is the utility provider for the Emirates of Ajman, Ras Al Khaima, Umm Al Quwain and Fujairah within the United Arab Emirates.