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sheek duhm

  • n  the domain ruled by a sheik

  • So 17 months ago, she defied her parents' wishes and, after lying about her age, flew to the United Arab Emirates' sheikdom of Abu Dhabi to work as a domestic servant.
  • But you can't beat it for being the most colorful sheikdom in the Middle East--or the most ambitious.
  • A month ago the oil-rich sheikdom of Kuwait banned all liquor within its borders, and since then many of its thirsty citizens have been drinking everything in sight from perfume .
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  • Kuwait issues arrest warrants for American contractors
    Special to WASHINGTON — Kuwait has sought to arrest dozens of U.S. military contractors. Industry sources said the Gulf Cooperation Council sheikdom was issuing arrest warrants for Americans accused of violating business agreements. They said the U.S. military has sought to protect the Americans from arrest by keeping them on bases. “We are prisoners [...]
    Oct. 11, 2013 - World Tribune

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