IN PICS: Sheikh Hamdan

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Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Friday named his British-educated son Hamdan crown prince of Dubai. (Wam)
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Sheikh Mohammed also appointed his brother - named Hamdan as well - and his other son, Maktoum (R), as deputy rulers of Dubai. (Wam)
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Sheikh Hamdan (2nd L) looks at the project plan of Universal Studios in April, 2007. The project was launched to bring some Hollywood magic to the booming Gulf emirate in the form of a Universal Studios theme park. (Getty Images)
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Francesca Schiavone of Italy (C) and Kveta Peschke (L) of Czech Republic chat with Sheikh Hamdan during the trophy ceremony of the Dubai Women's Tennis Championships in February, 2006. (Getty Images)
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Sheikh Mohammed and Sheikh Hamdan watch the Dubai Air Show in 2005. (Getty Images)
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Sheikh Hamdan jubilates as he crosses the finish line of the Open European Endurance Championship in Compiegne, France, in 2005. (Getty Images)
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Sheikh Mohammed (L) and Sheikh Hamdan chat before the start of the Horses Capacity and Endurance Championship in Kuwait City in December, 2003, in which many well-known jockeys from the UAE and Kuwait compete. (Getty Images)
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Sheikh Mohammed (L) gets a kiss from his son Sheikh Rashid (C) upon their arrival at the finish line of the 100-kilometre endurance race in Saqqara, south of Cairo, in 2000. Sheikh Mohammed won the first endurance horse race organised in Egypt. Sheikh Rashid came second while his brother Sheikh Hamdan (R) arrived third. (Getty Images)