The world's most upmarket beauty pageant - without a bikini in sightWomen from across the Arab world came together to compete in the Miss Arab World contest in Cairo - with Miss Bahrain, Wafa Yaqoop, being crowned the winner.
Winner: Wafa Yaqoop is crowned Miss Arab World 2007
Candidates came from 16 Arab countries including Egypt, Lebanon, Sudan, Iraq, Libya and Palestine.
Beauty: Iraqi contestant Mayada Hussein (left) and Moroccan contestant Sarah Banani
It is the second time the competition has been staged.