Can Dubai Revive Its Crazy Mega-Construction Boom?

Before the Great Recession, Dubai built some truly flamboyant real estate projects, including the world's tallest skyscraper and an archipelago of man-made islands. Now, Dubai wants to return to the days of such massive projects, but this time around, financing will be much harder to come by.

Dubai Raises Questions About Islamic Finance

While the worst of the crisis may be past for the emirate, Dubai's financial troubles have highlighted some of the thorny issues underlying the Islamic world's integration with worldwide finance.