Arab mega free dating 2013
They continued to trade with Lingah, however, as do many of the dhows in Dubai Creek today, and they named their district Bastakiya, after the Bastak region in southern Persia.Dubai's geographical proximity to Iran made it an important trade location.A number of significant scientific events occurred in 2013, including the discovery of numerous Earthlike exoplanets, the development of viable lab-grown ears, teeth, livers and blood vessels, and the atmospheric entry of the most destructive meteor since 1908.The year also saw successful new treatments for diseases such as HIV, Usher syndrome and leukodystrophy, and a major expansion in the use and capabilities of technologies such as 3D printing and autonomous cars.The United Nations designated 2013 the International Year of Water Cooperation.It is located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf and is the capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the country.
The area was covered with sand about 5,000 years ago as the coast retreated inland, becoming part of the city's present coastline.
Dubai has been criticised for human rights violations concerning the city's largely South Asian and Filipino workforce.), which means "to creep"), referring to the slow flow of Dubai Creek inland.
The poet and scholar Ahmad Mohammad Obaid traces it to the same word, but to its alternative meaning of "baby locust" (Arabic: Many ancient towns in the area were trading centres between the Eastern and Western worlds.
Abu Dhabi and Dubai are the only two emirates to have veto power over critical matters of national importance in the country's Federal Supreme Council.
It is also a major transport hub for passengers and cargo.