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Climate change, politics and conflict: the Middle East’s volatile mix

In the summer months, when the most westerly tail of the Indian Ocean monsoon touches the rugged mountains of southern Oman, the sudden deluge that results produces one of Arabia’s most astonishing sights. For a few weeks, the parched desert turns green, as water flows down long-dried up wadis, while a thick mist rises over […]