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People walk in front of the Harrods department store in London, on May 8, 2010. Egyptian billionaire Mohamed Al Fayed has sold luxury London department store Harrods to the investment arm of Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, his financial advisors Lazard said on May 8, 2010. AFP PHOTO CARL COURT

The hottest investments made by Gulf Arabs

It takes more than petrodollars to make smart investments. From London to Paris to New York, GCC Arabs are spreading their financial clout far and wide. Here's a look at some of their trophy assets.