Burj Khalifa stars in HD video from space
A 27-second black and white video of a plane flying over Dubai's skyscrapers captures the imagination of some.
In pictures: Adventure in the desert at Abu Dhabi's Qasr Al Sarab
Mohammad Ashfaq, an adventure guide at the Qasr Al Sarab resort, Abu Dhabi, showcases a day in his working life.
Kolkata Knight Riders lose way as Duminy sizzles for Delhi Daredevils
JP Duminy keeps his head as cameo at the death helps swing it in Delhi's favour in Dubai after captain Karthik plays the anchor role.
Afghan cinema: Forbidden Reel
The lights go down and the projector whirls into action as Sher Mohammed, 35, begins his routine, bouncing back and forth between two projectors, winding reels, and adjusting the carbon arc lamps inside the projectors.
In pictures: Mother forgives her son’s killer as he awaited his execution
An Iranian mother spared the life of her son’s convicted murderer with an emotional slap in the face as he awaited execution with the noose around his neck.
Tyrese reunited with Fazza
Tyrese today posted on his social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) his pleasure at being reunited with the Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
April 15, 2014
Palestinian abstract artist Samia Halaby has been leading the way in her field for the last 50 years. Ayyam Gallery in Al Quoz is hosting a large retrospective of her work.
April 9, 2014
The Lebanese artist Sueraya Shaheen’s collection of photographic portraits of prominent Middle Eastern artists is currently on show in Texas as part of the Fotofest Biennial.
April 9, 2014
Portraits of 19 promising Middle Eastern artists by Sueraya Shaheen.
April 8, 2014
Intriguingly titled Palimpsest, Kamrooz Aram’s exhibition at Green Art Gallery is as much about destroying art as creating it.
April 7, 2014
21,39 is an exhibition of art in Saudi Arabia spanning six decades. From the earliest painters to the most contemporary artists, we discover the rich history of art in the Kingdom.
April 6, 2014
Middle East Now, running from April 9 to 14, features a full week's programme of film screenings, exhibits, food tastings and talks on the region's contemporary culture.
April 3, 2014
For designers, inspiration can come at any time and in any place. Typically, the creative process starts with a drawing, but when Kholoud Sharafi welcomed Kieren Jones into her Dubai studio, it wasn’t pen and paper the...
April 1, 2014
Slavs & Tatars are one of the most popular art movements of the moment with a focus on the entire region between the Berlin Wall and the Great Wall of China. The collective discusses their current show in Dubai.
March 24, 2014
Mahmoud Obaidi’s show at Meem Gallery questions the language of power with a carefully woven tale of propaganda.
March 22, 2014
As the largest edition of Art Dubai drew to a close yesterday, we bring you a round up of the top 10 highlights.
March 18, 2014
Galleries and art enthusiasts from around the world are converging in the UAE this week for the eighth edition of Art Dubai. With 85 participating galleries and several non-profit programmes, there is something for everyone at the fair.
March 17, 2014
The fourth edition of Sikka Art Fair is underway, with 50 UAE-based artists from 25 countries taking part.
March 16, 2014
Erin Meekhof from NYU Abu Dhabi has been named the winner of the second annual Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award.
March 12, 2014
Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi, the president and director of the Sharjah Art Foundation, was on hand to introduce the three exhibits by three artists to be shown over three months.