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DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 09:  A general view of Burj Khalifa on November 9, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - NOVEMBER 09:  A general view of Burj Khalifa on November 9, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

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Episode One: The spectacular rise of Dubai

The city arrived on the world stage almost fully-formed, transforming itself from a small fishing port to a playground for the rich.

Episode One: The spectacular rise of Dubai

The city arrived on the world stage almost fully-formed, transforming itself from a small fishing port to a playground for the rich.