ruler's poems turned into TV series
Sep 2 (IANS) A set of poems written by Vice President and
Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler
of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum has been turned
into a television series that is being aired by a channel
throughout the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
TV started broadcasting the 30-episode series, called ‘Struggle
on the Sands’, from Monday night.
series is the biggest drama production in the UAE costing
over $6 million, the Khaleej Times reported.
is about two Arab tribes that lived in the Arabian peninsula
in the 18th century during the time of the Ottoman invasion.
technology and Spanish experts were used in the series, which
was shot extensively in Dubai, Palmyra in Syria and Marrakesh