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From fishing village to futuristic metropolis: Dubai’s remarkable transformation

A general view of Dubai Marina, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 23, 2015.

A modern metropolis. Image: REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Charlotte Edmond
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