The World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East kicked off in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, on Sunday. US President George W. Bush addressed the forum during the opening session. During his speech, Bush sought to reassure sceptical Arabs he is committed to securing a deal on Palestinian statehood before he leaves office. (Getty Images)
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