Staff photographers best pictures from August

  • Young men enjoy their evening jumping into the warm sea water during Eid Al Fitr at the Corniche in Abu Dhabi. Silvia Razgova / The National
  • People queue outside a restaurant for lunch during Onam, a Hindu festival, in Dubai. Satish Kumar / The National
  • A businessman startles a flock of pigeons as he makes his way through a street in Al Rigga in Dubai. Sarah Dea / The National
  • A businessman startles a flock of pigeons as he makes his way through a street in Al Rigga in Dubai. Sarah Dea / The National
  • Mohammed Al Rashdi, centre, and Rasim Al Menhali, right, look over an interactive map highlighting their new villas at the Abu Dhabi Municipality building. Sammy Dallal / The National
  • Mohammad Ali Roush, 80, waits to submit his application for a free Haj at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Ajman. Razan Alzayani / The National
  • Australia’s Matthew Wade looks to the sky after losing his wicket against Pakistan in the second one-day international at Zayed Cricket Stadium. Ravindranath K / The National
  • Hafiz Ahmed enters the Al Bidiya mosque at Fujairah. He is from Bangladesh and has been the imam at the mosque for six years. Pawan Singh / The National
  • Workers from Fortuna Engineering in Sharjah pose for a portrait. Jaime Puebla / The National
  • On the last day of Ramadan, more than 1200 men gathered outside of Sheikh Zayed Mosque for their final iftar. Lee Hoagland / The National
  • Men walk back towards the mosque after the eight members of a family killed in a car accident in Oman were buried in the Al Fohah Graveyard in Al Fohah, Al Ain. Jeff Topping / The National
  • Firefighters rest after hours trying to put down a fire in a perfume company along 1b street in the Ras Al Khor Industrial Area of Dubai. Jeffrey E Biteng / The National
  • Gemma Haefele is hugged by her mother after scoring As and A*s across the board in her GCSEs at Al Yasmina school in Abu Dhabi. Delores Johnson / The National
  • Nour Yousfi, a bodybuilder from Syria, works out at the World Gym in the Khalidiya area of Abu Dhabi. Christopher Pike / The National
  • A chef, using a plastic bin liner as a prayer mat, prays during his shift at the Al Safadi restaurant in Deira. Antonie Robertson / The National

Staff photographers of The National choose their favourite pictures shot on assignment in August.

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