Umm al-qaiwain

Introduction of Umm al-qaiwain
Sheikdom in E Arabia on the Persian Gulf. Controlled by Persian Gulf pirates in the early 19th century, it was forced by Great Britain to sign the General Treaty of Peace in 1820. From then on it was a British protectorate until it was incorporated as a founding member of the United Arab Emirates in 1971.

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