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Articles from The Middle East (April 1, 2007)

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A major growth market for years to come? After the sound of fury of Turkey's European Union woes last year, the partial suspension of the country's membership talks has in fact caused little upset to its financial markets and economic performance. Gorvett, Jon 1099
A shared half century of progress: Pat Lancaster talked to Tunisian and South African women who gathered together to discuss women, peace and prosperity on international women's day. Lancaster, Pat 787
A window on history. 349
Against all odds: a holocaust survivor who has risked insult and injury to campaign actively for justice for Palestinians speaks to Pat McDonnell Twair. Twair, Pat McDonnell Biography 1255
Bush hedges his bets: Milan Vesely asks whether current US scheming in Iraq is a cover for an even more Machiavellian purpose than might be thought. Vesely, Milan 1398
Claws of the bear: Vladimir Putin and his old KGB associates seek to restore Russia's influence in the Middle East while the US flounders in Iraq. Blanche, Ed 1971
Confronting Iran: The Failure of American Foreign Policy and the Roots of Mistrust. Rhodes, Fred Book review 189
Editorial comment: global warming is a hot potato these days. In Europe just about the only thing all political parties agree on is that to help slow the effects of climate change carbon emissions from aviation must be reduced; a bevy of taxes are currently under review, essentially to make people think twice, or even 10 times, before forking out to board an airplane. Lancaster, Pat Editorial 677
Farewell, Babylon. Rhodes, Fred Book review 183
Gun-running in Gaza: political unrest means guns are virtually household items in Gaza; but how do they get there? Conal Urqhart describes the smuggling network that brings the weapons into the region. Urqhart, Conal 1691
If at first you don succeed ... Darwish, Adel 1177
Iran eyes 'the high ground: Tehran moves closer to joining the space race and putting satellites into orbit, a breakthrough that could give it intercontinental ballistic missiles. Blanche, Ed 1350
Iran's oil buy-back deals hit snags: overseas investors claim Tehran is unwilling to offer them big enough incentives to explore and develop oil and gas fields. Ford, Neil 1207
Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid. Rhodes, Fred Book review 194
Qatar: on target for record growth. Brief article 197
Qatar: the sky's the limit: Qatar ranks alongside Switzerland and Luxembourg as one of the richest countries in the world. In planning for the future, it has been reforming and diversifying the political and economic landscape and building on its hydrocarbon success. Ford, Neil 2408
Radical Islam in Egypt and Jordan. Rhodes, Fred Book review 171
Shaking up the airwaves: six months after the long-awaited launch of Al Jazeera's English channel, Rhys Jones reviews its achievements. Jones, Rhys 1464
Stardust memories: Darius Kadivar recalls the story of Soraya, the beautiful but tragic second wife of Shah Reza Pahlavi of Iran. Kadivar, Darius Biography 1628
Taking the LNG road. 2069
The Arab Diaspora: Voices of an Anguished Scream. Rhodes, Fred Book review 194
The green dream: with its artifical islands, megalithic construction projects and fantasy entertainment complexes, the UAE is not known for eco-friendliness. But is that set to change? Jones, Rhys 1577
The last word. Darwish, Adel 744
The paradox of plenty: even as Azerbaijan's oil and gas begins to flow through new pipelines, there are concerns that massive oil revenues will seriously distort the country's economy. Fortunately, the oil producing Gulf states are on hand to help solve the problems of dealing with massive oil wealth. Williams, Stephen 1892
The tiger on the Nile: Egypt's constitution is undergoing a huge overhaul in the hope of discarding restrictive practices and attracting foreign cash, but not everyone welcomes the prospect of change. Maria Golia writes from Cairo. Golia, Maria 1489
Understanding Al Qaeda: The Transformation of War. Rhodes, Fred Book review 176

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