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Emirati boys stand in front of government-sanctioned graffiti entitled "Our Journey," which marks the United Arab Emirates' 43rd National Day, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. Guinness World Records on Sunday announced that the 2,245-meter (2,455-yard) artwork would be entered into its record book. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)

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Emirati boys stand in front of government-sanctioned graffiti entitled “Our Journey,” which marks the United Arab Emirates‘ 43rd National Day, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Guinness World Records on Sunday announced that the 2,245-meter (2,455-yard) artwork would be entered into its record book. 

The sun rises from behind the Hajjar Mountains as one of the world largest hot air balloons carries 24 passengers flying over the Margham desert about 60 km (37 miles) southeast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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The sun rises from behind the Hajar Mountains as one of the world’s largest hot air balloons carries 24 passengers flying over the Margham desert about 60 km (37 miles) southeast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates

City skyscrapers stand on the waterfront on Palm Jumeirah artificial island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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City skyscrapers stand on the waterfront on Palm Jumeirah artificial island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Cyclists start the Sport Stage of the 2nd day of Dubai Tour in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014.

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Cyclists start the sport stage of the 2nd day of the Dubai Tour on Thursday

Britain's Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, The Red Arrows, performs at the Dubai Airshow on November 18, 2013, in the Emirate of Dubai. Emirates Airline's appetite for aircraft purchases will not cease, the airline's president Tim Clark told AFP a day after the Dubai-based carrier ordered 200 planes from Boeing and Airbus.

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Britain’s Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, The Red Arrows, performs at the Dubai air show on Monday

A handout picture released by Dubai police on April 11, 2013 shows the police department's new patrol car, a especially modified quarter-of-a-million dollar Lamborghini Aventador, in the Gulf emirate. The introduction of the sports car, which can reach speeds of up to 349 km/h (217 mph), aims to make justice quicker on Dubai's dangerous highways.

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A picture released by Dubai police on April 11 2013 shows the police department’s new patrol car, a modified $250,000 Lamborghini Aventador, in the Gulf emirate. The introduction of the sports car, which can reach speeds of up to 217 mph, aims to make justice quicker on Dubai’s dangerous highways.