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  • Six Degrees of Steve Jobs

    Six Degrees of Steve Jobs

    Apple’s billionaire head honcho has just masterminded the launch of the iPhone 4. But how can we connect him to Paul McCartney via a famous Buddhist leader?

    July 1, 2010 4:18
  • Six Degrees of Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem

    Six Degrees of Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem

    The head honcho at Dubai World is now a globally known business figure. But how can we link him to a hardcore rocker in six simple steps?

    June 17, 2010 5:19
  • Six degrees of Angela Merkel

    Six degrees of Angela Merkel

    A Doctor in physics holds the fate of the euro zone in her hands. Find out how she’s connected to Latin America’s favorite pop star (of Lebanese ancestry, by the way).

    May 27, 2010 1:45
  • The Six Degrees of… Riad Salameh

    The Six Degrees of… Riad Salameh

    The governor of Lebanon’s Central Bank has garnered international acclaim for his accomplishments in economics. But can you guess how he’s linked to Kate Winslet?

    May 5, 2010 5:03
  • Mohamed ElBaradei

    Mohamed ElBaradei

    The former head of the UN nuclear watchdog is considering running for president in Egypt. But how is the popular ElBaradei linked to the First Lady of Syria (via one of Egypt’s most outspoken MPs)?

    March 24, 2010 2:05
  • Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch

    The News Corp boss did not make a single reference to Dubai in his speech at Abu Dhabi’s glitzy media summit. But he still has links to the emirate’s high-profile business leaders (albeit via Kate Moss).

    March 10, 2010 11:20
  • Hans Blix

    Hans Blix

    The former Iraq arms inspector is to head the advisory board of the UAE nuclear program. All well and good… But how is Blix linked to Saddam Hussein (via ‘Brangelina’)?

    February 24, 2010 1:09
  • Shahar Peer

    Shahar Peer

    How is the Israeli tennis player who is all set to play in the UAE, linked to a ‘shamed’ athlete who said that he loves Dubai? And where does Abu Dhabi’s most popular business personality fit in?

    February 15, 2010 2:12
  • Nancy Ajram

    Nancy Ajram

    How is the Lebanese pop singer, who was recently named as UNICEF’s goodwill ambassador, connected to an American actor who is above the law and hard to kill?

    January 27, 2010 10:23
  • Abdullah el-Badri

    Abdullah el-Badri

    How is the head of Opec connected to the man who knocked the head off a mummy? And where does Brazil’s most famous footballer fit in?

    December 23, 2009 4:25