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United Arab Emirates

Shariah Venture Capital

Shariah Venture Capital

United Arab Emirates

Shariah Venture Capital is a Shariah compliant and islamic finance specialist focused on international investment and advisory opportunities within the universe of Shariah compliant assets. Shariah.VC creates customized Shariah compliant financial instruments and has in in house team of islamic finance experts to review existing offerings in this space. In addition, our Shariah Fund creation platform provides access to our own Shariah investment funds and Shariah Venture Capital (VC) opportunities which have been thoroughly and completely reviewed by islamic scholars. There is a significant and growing Shariah Venture Capital & Shariah VC opportunity in the middle east and Arabia region,…

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United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

UAE Events UAE Events Is a Blog That Presents The Latest Events in The United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates, known as the UAE or "The Emirates" is a country in the middle east which consists of 7 different emirates. The region has had continuous human occupation going back more than 7000 years however the modern UAE as we know it was formed in 1971 when several of the emirates in the Trucial states declared indepnence from the colonial powers of Britian which was heavily involved in extracting oil from the region. The 7 emirates which make up…

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Dubai

United Arab Emirates

Dubai is one of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) seven emirates. Dubai is also the capital city of the Emirate of Dubai and is the most populated city in the emirates. The Emirate of Dubai has less than 5% of the UAE's known energy reserves and while oil and gas revenue contributed to the growth of the city it small in comparison to its neighbor Abu Dhabi. Since the early 2000s Dubai has been synonymous with massive real estate. Real estate investors, land developers, construction companies, and tourists have all benefitted by the massive investment into Dubais ever growing skyline.

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The UAE's Official New UAE Country Logo

United Arab Emirates

The UAE's Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum recently announced a new logo to represent The United Arab Emirates to the world as part of its national brand campaign redesign. The Crown Prince of the emirate Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates HH Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan stated that more than 10.5 million votes from around the world were collected to select the winning design. The beautifully designed logo also includes a inspiring slogan which reads "Make it Happen". More than 50 Emirati graphics designers, logo experts,…

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Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi is the most powerful and important of the United Arab Emirates 7 emirates. The capital city of the emirate of Abu Dhabi is the city Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi has a population of nearly 1.5 million people making it the 2nd most populated city after the slightly more populated Dubai. Much of the UAE's state and federal bodies are based in Abu Dhabi. Additionally, the city is home to the Al Nahyan family which has ruled the region since the late 1700s. The current president of The Emirates is a member of the Al Nahyan family and is…

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Ajman

United Arab Emirates

Ajman, one of the 7 emirates of the United Arab Emirates, is the smallest in terms of total land mass and covers an area of approximately 100 square miles. The emirate of Ajman is a monarchy that has been ruled by the Al Nuaimi family since 1810. The capital of the emirate is Ajman is the city of Ajman. The economy consists of mainly manufacturing, transportation, and real estate which contrasts starkly from the glitz and glamour of tourist haven Dubai. In the early 2000s the emirate of Ajman passed legislation which allowed 100% freehold ownership of foreign owned businesses…

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Fujairah

United Arab Emirates

Fujairah is one of the 7 emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates. It's capital city is Fujairah city and is located on the indian ocean and Gulf of Oman. Fujairah was the last of the emirates to join the regions Trucial States and joined the UAE in 1971. The Emirate of Fujairah is one of the least populated emirates and the area has had continuisu human occupation for over 4000 years. It is well known for having the oldest mosque in the UAE and is also home to many islamic forts.

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Ras al Khaimah

United Arab Emirates

The UAE emirate Ras Al Khaiman is located near the historical medieval trading center and port Julfar. The capital of this emirate is abbreviated to RAK and is commonly referred to as Rak City. The name of the region translates to "top of the tent" and shares a large border with Oman. Rak is famous for its nearly 40 miles of beautiful beach coastline. Ras Al Khaimah is one of the very few places in the world that has had constant human occupation and habitation going back over 7000 years which makes it a major destination for history buffs and…

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Sharjah

United Arab Emirates

The emirate Sharjah is both the 3rd largest and 3rd most populated of the UAE's seven emirates. Many people consider Sharjah to be the cultural center for the Emirate and it is known for being very conservative in comparison to the flashy and ritzy neighboring Dubai. Many European and American tourists are surprised to find that the emirate is 100% zero alcohol and more traditional than both Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Sharjah contributes to the cultural heritage of the UAE and is home to nearly 800,000 people. It is a popular travel destination for Muslims partly due to the zero…

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Umm Al Quwain

United Arab Emirates

Umm al Quwain is one of the smallest and least populated of the UAE's 7 emirates. The nearest body of water to Umm Al Quwain is the Persian Gulf. While the emirate is lacks any oil and gas deposits it is rich in historical artifacts which date back many thousands of years. The primary revenue streams of this small emirate are related to the hotel and adventure tourism industry. Visitors to the region will enjoy many historical forts as well as access to the UAE's largest outdoor water park.

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