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Synonyms for sheikh

the leader of an Arab village or family

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Massaad, at one point, ran the sovereign wealth fund of the small Emirati sheikhdom of Ras al-Khaimah and had ties to the man who is now the emirate's ruler.
Liquidating almost a quarter of the $2.3 trillion of sovereign funds amassed by sheikhdoms would hit already struggling markets.
Abu Dhabi is the wealthiest of the seven sheikhdoms that make up the federation of the United Arab Emirates.
The UAE is already trying 94 Emiratis, including 13 women, over accusations of plotting to seize power, in the largest trial in the history of the federation of sheikhdoms formed in 1971.
Abu Dhabi is the wealthiest of the 7 sheikhdoms that form UAE.
Dubai, one of the seven sheikhdoms comprising the UAE, is competing against four other cities also bidding to host the 2020 World Expo: Ayutthaya (Thailand), Ekaterinburg (Russia), Izmir (Turkey) and Sao Paulo (Brazil).
State Department, the EU, and the sheikhdoms of the Gulf.
The largest and wealthiest of United Arab Emirates' seven sheikhdoms also approved new investments in housing, health and education, according to a statement posted on the Executive Council's website.
I remember Gwyn talking about this trip and an incident when there was an official, very traditional banquet in one of the Gulf Desert Sheikhdoms, where the first course was the local ultimate delicacy of a sheep's eye.
But if words could win matches Shahid Afridi would have been a winner against a well discipline South Africa who have their honor and reputation to defend in the deserts of the oil-rich Sheikhdoms of the UAE.
Citing recent British aid, and not loans, he also stressed on oil rich sheikhdoms of UAE to come forward with their massive riches to help the flood affectees of brotherly Pakistan.
was formed from the group of tribally organized Arabian Peninsula sheikhdoms along the southern coast of the Persian Gulf and the northwestern coast of the Gulf of Oman.
The fourth largest of the seven sheikhdoms that form the Federation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Ras al-Rhaimah--the name means The Top of the Tent'--is the northernmost emirate on the Arabian Peninsula, bordering Oman to its east.
Ras al-Khaimah, one of the seven sheikhdoms in the United Arab Emirates, is likely to offer a coupon of eight percent to 8.5 percent on its five-year Islamic bond, Bloomberg has reported, citing a banker familiar with the transaction.