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Articles from The Middle East (June 1, 2010)

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A Photographer on the Hajj: The Travels of Muhammad Ali Effendi Sa'udi (1904-1908). Brief article 182
A Winter In Arabia. Brief article 131
Bags of conscience in Beirut. Brief article 152
Calendar of events. Calendar 170
Cardamom and Lime: Recipes from the Arabian Gulf. Brief article 126
Comment. Lancaster, Pat 733
Crunching the numbers. Seymour, Richard 1255
Dawood M. Al Dawood: Vice President, Saudi Aramco. Smith, Pamela Ann Interview 2189
Digi-broidery, a cross-cultural invention. Brief article 108
Edward William Lane: The Life of the Pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist. Brief article 150
Harrods sold for 1.5bn [pounds sterling] to Qatar holding. Brief article 145
Humble saltwater salad offers food and fuel alternative: cultivation of salicornia promises food, fodder and fuel without using a single drop of fresh water. McGrath, Cam 1200
Investors favour Tunisia: with one of the world's best-performing stock markets, Tunisia is set to launch North Africa's first offshore financial centre--and that is just the beginning. Smith, Pamela Ann 1047
Is US losing ground in Afghanistan?: The average length of an active insurgency is 10 years. In the case of Afghanistan, the US military operation is already nine years old, the normal length of time in which one or other of the parties begins to show signs of fatigue. But which side is it most likely to be? Vesely, Milan 1318
Israel and the nuclear option: a US think-tank has suggested Israel could use tactical missiles using against Iran's nuclear facilities rather than launch a high-risk air assault. Blanche, Ed 1266
Making the desert bloom. Golia, Maria 1381
Middle East water wars: Increasingly, water is becoming a catalyst for confrontation across the Middle East region; a focus of national security, foreign policy and domestic stability. Blanche, Ed 2247
Optimism rises in the GCC for Islamic bonds: analysts are predicting a sharp rise in the market for Islamic bonds. The Gulf states are already attracting substantial inflows of international capital and predictions are that the market for Islamic finance could eventually reach $5 trillion. Smith, Pamela Ann 2150
Painting with words. Highet, Juliet Book review 1069
Pakistan: Democracy, Terror and the Building of A Nation. Brief article 137
Qatar and kew gardens promote biodiversity. Brief article 189
Qatar: a beacon of stability in troubled times: the Gulf emirate of Qatar managed to sail through the global financial storm of 2009 with comparative ease, writes international economic analyst Moin Siddiqi. Siddiqi, Moin 2860
Saudi Aramco. 455
Sheikh down in the snow. Redmayne, Nick Interview 942
Syrian labour builds 'new' Lebanon: with construction in Beirut surging, the demand for unskilled labour in 2010 has never been higher. Starr, Stephen 1031
Tempus fugit: "time and tide," the old saying goes, "wait for no man." And, while that is undoubtedly true, the cost of marking the passing of time has become a lucrative business for luxury watchmakers selling to the region. Wells, Rhona 961
The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives. Brief article 149
The last word. Vesely, Milan 686
The nuclear debate: the race for nuclear power capability in the Middle East has gained momentum in recent months. As Iran steps up its enrichment programme, in defiance of UN resolutions and requests from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to conform to its protocol, the timing invites some questions. De Muth, Susan 1697
The time that remains. Dalby, Alexa Interview 1390
The view of Palestine. Elahi, Mahmood Letter to the editor 349
This month in history. 429
Tunisia expands its exhibitor base at the Arabian travel market (ATM) in Dubai. Brief article 124

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