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Shahad Ahmed Budebs, 19, of the UAE women's national soccer team does a backflip as teammates Houriya Taheri (left) and Alaa Ahmed Hassan watch during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Alaa Ahmed Hassan, 9, of the UAE women's national soccer team, jokes around with Nathaniel Green Jr., from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Alaa Ahmed Hassan, 9, of the UAE women's national soccer team, dances with a kid from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Alaa Ahmed Hassan, 9, of the UAE women's national soccer team, throws the ball into play during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Alaa Ahmed Hassan, 9, of the UAE women's national soccer team, drinks water with kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Alaa Ahmed Hassan, 9, of the UAE women's national soccer team, dribbles the ball in a mixed scrimmage with kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Alaa Ahmed Hassan, 9, of the UAE women's national soccer team, ties the shoe of Anthony Gent from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Nada Al Huwait, 14, of the UAE women's national soccer team, helps teach a girl from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington how to juggle during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Fatiha Ouadah, 23, Jalila Al Nuimi, 7, and fellow teammates from the UAE women's national soccer team, do drills with kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Alaa Ahmed Hassan, 9, and fellow teammates from the UAE women's national soccer team, do drills with kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Athletes from Bell Multicultural High School and members of the UAE women's national soccer team mix up teams for a scrimmage during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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From left, Alaa Ahmed Hassan, 9, Shahad Amhed Budebs, 19, and Houriya Taheri, 1, of the UAE women's national soccer team, huddle up for a cheer with kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Jalila Al Nuimi, 7, of the UAE women's national soccer team gets her team pumped up during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Nada Al Huwait of the UAE women's national soccer team shakes hands with an athlete from Bell Multicultural High School during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Shahad Ahmed Budebs of the UAE women's national soccer team attends a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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The UAE women's national soccer team attended a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Jalila Al Nuimi, 7, of the UAE women's national soccer team, jokes around with kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Alaa Ahmed Hassan, 9, of the UAE women's national soccer team, sits with Nathaniel Green, Jr. from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington, as she signs a soccer ball for him during a soccer clinic at Cardozo High School in Northwest Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 13, 2011. (Pratik Shah/The Washington Times)

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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a news conference at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday, June 9, 2011, following the Third Contact Group Meeting on Libya. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)

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The world's first Armani Hotel in the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, where oil production and sales are likely to benefit from the political upheavals in neighboring countries. (Associated Press)