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Articles from The Middle East (February 1, 2014)

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Al Qaeda: the caliphate cometh? In northern Syria and western Iraq Al Qaeda forces are gaining ground with the declared aim of establishing an Islamist caliphate in the heart of the Arab world, a miniature replication of the Muslim empire that once stretched from Spain to Indonesia, and a potential launching pad for jihad across the region. Blanche, Ed 2349
Calligraffiti: Rhona Wells reports on a fascinating new art form developed by Omani artist Madny Al Bakry. Wells, Rhona 597
Comment. Lancaster, Pat 472
EBRD makes further inroads in MENA region. Brief article 171
Egypt receives funding from AfDB. Brief article 131
Erdogan: from hero to zero? Starr, Stephen 1483
Getting Away with Murder. Book review 180
In Love in Alexandria. Book review 154
Iran/US deal leaves Gulf states in flux. Kara-Mustapha, Hafsa 1078
Islamists winning in Syria. Frykberg, Mel 950
Letter from Cairo. Column 534
Living to Some Purpose: Memories of a Secular Iraqi and Arab Statesman. Book review 295
Medical tourism on the up in UAE. Brief article 173
MENA states at the crossroads. Siddiqi, Moin Essay 2022
Morocco eyes West Africa to boost exports. Brief article 179
Morocco's gas rush: a flurry of foreign energy companies ranging from oil & gas majors such as BP to small exploration firms have their eyes set on Morocco's yet untapped gas reserves, one of the most energy-poor countries in the world. Kan, Charlotte 983
New Year fireworks' display enters Guinness book of records. Brief article 157
Oman's Architectural Journey. Book review 127
Palestinian Wall replica in London. Brief article 204
Qatar: a change of tack? There are signs of a changing role for the gas-rich Gulf emirate under its young new leader after Doha's dalliance with the Muslim Brotherhood and funding rebels in Syria. Blanche, Ed 1021
Revisiting the golden age of Arab Cinema: the British Film Institute has embarked upon a 12 month long project to bring the works of new Arab directors to the attention of the cinema-going public and also revive some precious classics. Andrews, Beverly 1181
Secret War in the Middle East: The Covert Struggle for Syria 1949-1961. Book review 177
Steeped in tradition. Brief article 101
Taking the intelligent option. Ford, Neil 1997
The Arabic fiction prize longlist contenders. Brief article 114
The physician: the acclaimed novel of the same name gets it's big-screen makeover in a sweeping epic which sheds light on one of medieval Persia's medical pioneers. Kadivar, Darius Movie review 976
The slaughter of democracy by religious tyranny. Behbudi, Behrooz 1301
The view. Boctor, Hoda Brief article 242
Things past and things pending. Kishtainy, Khalid 496
Towards a brighter tomorrow: Majid Jafar is CEO of Sharjah-based Crescent Petroleum. In this interview with Pat Lancaster he explains his vision of a more prosperous, innovative regional future and how, he believes, it might be achieved. Lancaster, Pat Interview 2291
Troubled waters. Hutchinson, Kerry 2289
UAE enters space race. Brief article 124
Villagers hit back against settler aggression. Frykberg, Mel 1072
Yes the Arabs Can Too. Book review 200

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