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2011-01-21 10:10:00

The "World" project "” an artificial archipelago of 300 small islands arranged in the shape of a world map "” is sinking back into the sea, according to evidence presented to a property tribunal in the emirate, the Telegraph reports. Only one of the islands is inhabited, and the financial crisis has halted work on the project. The "Ëœglobe' effect is most impressive when spotted by satellite, but visitors to Dubai who scale the Burg Khalifa - the tallest building in the...

2008-08-04 12:01:03

To: RETAILING EDITORS Contact: Carrie Fox, +1-301-754-3614, carrie@cfoxcommunications.com, for Balducci's Specialty Food Company to Open Multiple Locations in the Middle East, Beginning with a First Location in Dubai this September BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/--Balduccis, a top specialty food company in the United States, will open the first of multiple locations in Dubai this year, in partnership with Nakheel Retail, a Dubai World Company, and one of the worlds...

2005-10-26 20:10:34

By Andrew Hammond DUBAI (Reuters) - Billion-dollar islands being built off the coast of Dubai offer wealthy tourists a chance to leave the world behind, but environmentalists say the Gulf's delicate marine ecosystem is paying the price for this perfect escape. Government-owned developer Nakheel is building three islands in the shape of palm trees -- one surrounded by more islands spelling out an Arabic poem -- and a fourth group of 300 private islands shaped like a map of the world....

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