Um Al Qaiwain’s (Uaq) survival Under the Mualla
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Like Ajman, UAQ was part of Qawasim territory until the British recognized its independent status. Soon after the British crushed the Qawasim in 1819–1820, they recognized UAQ and Ajman as independent states.1 This meant two major coastal towns controlled by independent chiefs would separate the Qawasim ports of Sharja and RAK. Although these chiefs controlled their areas for some time, recognition meant they.
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