Saudi Arabia/UAE: The Changes Due to Discovery of Oil


The following video is from 1968.  It focuses primarily on Abu Dhabi and how the Emirates changed due to the discovery of oil.  For anyone who enjoys history and through history seeing how decisions from yesterday affected today, then this is a must-watch video.  It also gives considerable insights and illustration of the Arabian people.  Once I started watching the video I was captivated.

3 Responses

  1. thank you for posting this. very nice

  2. Fascinating. I’ve been in the Kingdom for a few months and have had some amazing experiences, but wondered about some of the traditions. This helped put a few things in perspective. Thanks!

  3. Glad you enjoyed, Gia.

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