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United Arab Emirates' Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum looks on at the start of the third Arab Economic, Social and Development Summit, on January 21, 2013 in Riyadh. Saudi Arabia is hosting the two day summit aimed at re-launching regional cooperation in the face of economic challenges which were at the root of the Arab Spring uprisings. (AFP/Getty Images)
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