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Articles from The Middle East (July 1, 2009)

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1 Life at the Crossroads. Rhodes, Fred Book review 209
2 Qatar. Rhodes, Fred Book review 135
3 Impossible Peace. Rhodes, Fred Book review 152
4 Muslim Ethics: Emerging Vistas. Rhodes, Fred Book review 174
5 The Gulf Region. Rhodes, Fred Book review 153
53rd Venice Bienniale sees Middle Eastern participation for the first time. Brief article 144
6 Yemen. Rhodes, Fred Book review 169
Coming in from the cold: Libya has all the assets to make it a prime tourist destination, as well as the political will to introduce the necessary policies to develop the infrastructure to succeed in doing so. Williams, Stephen 1206
Comment. Lancaster, Pat Editorial 635
Coral reef settling into new home. Brief article 155
Curtain falls on Fez World Sacred Music Festival. Brief article 161
Egypt's sociological experiment gains pace. Golia, Maria 1590
Fundamental fence mending critical to progress in Palestine. Buttu, Diana 1197
High drama: President Barack Obama found himself defending his decison to close Guantanamo Bay to the ex-vice president Dick Cheney. Vesely, Milan 1359
Iran's political earthquake: Ahmadinejad's surprise re-election as president amid allegations of foul play and dirty tricks could torpedo Barack Obama's Grand Design for a new Middle East. Blanche, Ed 1497
Iran-Israel covert war: the Mossad is said to wage a clandestine campaign of assassination and sabotage against Iran's nuclear programme, but this could backfire on President Obama's efforts to negotiate with Tehran. Blanche, Ed 2405
Iraq's uphill struggle to woo investors. Smith, Pamela Ann 2729
Iznik: The Pottery of Ottoman Turkey. Highet, Juliet Book review 902
Moment of truth: the surprise victory of the pro-western March 14 Alliance in Lebanon's parliamentary elections signals a triumph for moderation over extremism in the Middle East. But the country remains in peril. Blanche, Ed 1655
Pearls--the frozen tears of gods: for more than 4,000 years, the Indian Ocean--specifically the Gulf and the Red Sea--was the hub of the world's pearl markets. The popularity of pearls is once again witnessing a boom in the Middle East. Wells, Rhona 1097
Positive exercise: by YMCA fitness training expert and nutritionist Clare Canning. Wells, Rhona 531
Qatar stands firm in the face of global financial storm; the achievements of this tiny but resourceful Gulf emirate are mind-boggling. Very few emerging market economies can match Qatar's proven record of stellar growth in the past decade. Published country data tells the story of a prudently managed economy and shrewd forward investment planning. Siddiqi, Moin 2293
Sharjah's new museum showcases maritime heritage. Brief article 130
Single currency union takes a step forward. Brief article 139
Spa world: from Cleopatra, who favoured asses' milk, to the delights of Dubai's Atlantis hotel, spas are taking the world by storm. Wells, Rhona 891
The Karama connection. Seymour, Richard 1165
The last word. Dabrowska, Karen 620
The Middle East interview: Dr Saad Al Barrak. Smith, Pamela Ann Interview 2140
The million-dollar mattress. Brief article 108
The purple-thumb generation--hope for Lebanon? Jabre, Lea 838
The view from Kuala Lumpur. Taylor, K.P.; Tarniowecky, I. Letter to the editor 404
This month in history. 479
World Ocean Day. Brief article 132
Youth: the great 21st-century challenge: an additional 100 million young Arabs will be cast onto the international job market within the next 20 years, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Arab youth should be looked on as an economic asset and a potential agent for positive change--it's certainly how they see themselves. Lancaster, Pat Cover story 2687

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