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Al Manakh is the collaborative initiative to monitor, reveal and forecast new urban developments unfolding in the Gulf region. This analysis focuses on how the Gulf’s recent pace has not only shaped its own urban centers but also releases significant effects beyond its borders...
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Behold, a metro is upon us

September 9 2009
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Gulf News column by Mishaal Al Gergawi
Photo by Katrin Greiling
See our July 21 post on the metro by Tabitha Decker.

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GULF NOTES, the week ending 5 September 2009

September 8 2009
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Water resource experts predicted that the Gulf, as a result of the increasing number of desalination plants, could become too salty to sustain further desalination. … [read more]
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Bollards on Kuwait’s Streets

September 8 2009
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New York’s Favorite Burger in Dubai and Saudi Arabia?

September 7 2009
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Thanks, Mary Tobler.

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GULF NOTES, the week ending 29 August 2009

September 5 2009
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The Financial Times introduced a new term, plough, to refer to the growing secondary market of investors in Nakheel developments “that are unlikely to see the light of day” selling their down payments at a discount to other Nakheel investors who then buy larger stakes with these full-value credits in more realistic developments. … [read more]
photo: Katrin Greiling

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When makeshift feels permanent: Mosques in Kuwait

September 4 2009
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In March, the Kuwait Times reported that some Kuwaiti residents were protesting the state-ordered demolition of “makeshift mosques.” [...read more]
photo: Jasmine Melvin-Koushki

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