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An airport of sorts (a runway built on salt flats) was established in Dubai in the 1950s and, in 1959, the emirate's first hotel, the Airlines Hotel, was constructed.
The remnants of an ancient mangrove swamp, dated at 7000 BC, were discovered during the construction of sewer lines near Dubai Internet City.
The area was covered with sand about 5,000 years ago as the coast retreated inland, becoming part of the city's present coastline.
Real-life Robo Cops will be patrolling the streets of Dubai alongside police from May.
The android, which is equipped with face recognition technology, will be used by members of the public to report crime and pay traffic fines.
In the early days since its inception, Dubai was constantly at odds with Abu Dhabi.