WORLD EXCLUSIVE - The World Islands Completed

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THE WORLD FROM THE SKY: On January 13 2007, ArabianBusiness.com in a world exclusive published the first photograph of The World islands in Dubai following their completion after five years of development. The last rock for the project was placed on the 27-kilometre breakwater which surrounds The World, 300 man -made islands off the coast of Dubai, on January 10, marking the completion of the first phase of one of the world\'s most exclusive real estate development projects. ArabianBusiness.com will be publishing a prestigious multimedia special report about the project in February. (January 2008, ArabianBusiness.com)
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LAST ROCK ON THE WORLD: On January 10 2007, ArabianBusiness.com in a world exclusive published the news that Nakheel, one of the world\'s largest property developers, had laid the final stone on the breakwater for The World islands in Dubai, completing the project five years after it was announced. The last rock was one of 34 million tonnes of rock that were used to construct the 27-kilometre breakwater which surrounds the 300 man-made islands that make up The World. ArabianBusiness.com will be publishing a prestigious multimedia special report about the project in February. (January 2008, ArabianBusiness.com)
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ISLANDS ON THE WORLD: A close-up aerial photograph of The World Islands, Dubai. ArabianBusiness.com will be publishing a prestigious multimedia special report about the project in February. (January 2008, ArabianBusiness.com)
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PRIVATE ISLANDS ON THE WORLD: A close-up aerial photograph showing a private model island on The World Islands, Dubai. ArabianBusiness.com will be publishing a prestigious multimedia special report about the project in February. (January 2008, ArabianBusiness.com)
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SUNSET ON THE WORLD: A panoramic photograph showing sunset over Dubai from the vantage point of The World Islands. ArabianBusiness.com will be publishing a prestigious multimedia special report about the project in February. (January 2008, ArabianBusiness.com)
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NIGHTFALL ON THE WORLD: A panoramic photograph showing nightfall over Dubai from the vantage point of The World Islands. ArabianBusiness.com will be publishing a prestigious multimedia special report about the project in February. (January 2008, ArabianBusiness.com)
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DUBAI FROM THE WORLD: A panoramic photograph showing the skyscrapers of Dubai from the vantage point of The World Islands. ArabianBusiness.com will be publishing a prestigious multimedia special report about the project in February. (January 2008, ArabianBusiness.com)
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THE COMORAN BIRD WHO GUARDS THE WORLD: A Comoran Bird who has become famous for standing guard to the entrance of The World. ArabianBusiness.com will be publishing a prestigious multimedia special report about the project in February. (January 2008, ArabianBusiness.com)
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THE WORLD TEAM: Nakheel\'s team behind The World on The World, celebrating the completion of the project five years after it was announced. ArabianBusiness.com will be publishing a prestigious multimedia special report about the project in February. (January 2008, ArabianBusiness.com)
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BURJ AL-ARAB AND THE WORLD: The Burj al-Arab, the world\\\'s only seven-star hotel, pictured with The World behind it. ArabianBusiness.com will be publishing a prestigious multimedia special report about the project in February. (January 2008, ArabianBusiness.com)
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BURJ DUBAI AND THE WORLD: Burj Dubai, the world\'s tallest building, pictured from the vantage point of The World. ArabianBusiness.com will be publishing a prestigious multimedia special report about the project in February. (January 2008, ArabianBusiness.com)
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