The Burj Dubai is the tallest structure in the world and will now be even higher than originally planned when it is finally completed in September 2009. Arabian Business looks back at the development of this iconic structure and how it has taken shape over the years. (Getty Images)
The small kingdom is among the most economically vulnerable of the GCC states, with high debt levels, low reserves and slow GDP growth. But it has identified jewels in its accelerating non-oil economy that will help it forge a new path for the future.