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The tenants returning to a Dubai ghost town

1 March 2014 Last updated at 11:11 GMT

At the height of Dubai's property boom, hundreds of residents in a popular village were evicted, to make way for a new development.

That plan was later scrapped though and five years later the ghost town has been resurrected.

Jonathan Frewin reports on a place that played a key role in Dubai expat life for decades.

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