Staff photographers’ best pictures from January 2014

  • Construction workers seek shelter from the rain under a bus in Dubai. Sarah Dea / The National
  • A fireworks display on the Burj Khalifa for new year celebrations. Pawan Singh / The National
  • Skyline of Abu Dhabi. Mona Al-Marzooqi / The National
  • A girl from Poland plays in Al Safa park during a holiday for Prophet Mohammad's birthday. Jaime Puebla / The National
  • A street in Al Quoz industrial area floods during a rainy day in UAE. Jeffrey E Biteng / The National
  • A woman poses for a picture with the Abu Dhabi skline behind her. Fatima Al Marzooqi / The National
  • A group of Ethiopian supporters cheer on the runners as they pass the main grand stand during the Dubai Marathon. Antonie Robertson / The National
  • People dressed as numbers head for their booth at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi.  Silvia Razgova / The National
  • Eissa al Ameri, a student at Adnoc Technical Institute (ATI) smokes a cigarette as he waits for his bus in thick fog in Abu Dhabi. Ravindranath K / The National
  • Ghantoot Polo Club plays a match against UAE Polo at the Ghantoot Racing and Polo Club. Razan Alzayani / The National
  • Dubai creek area at sunset. Lee Hoagland / The National
  • Before the start of a race, a horse refused to enter the paddock area and took a tumble with his rider. Delores Johnson /  The National
  • French driver Jerome de La Chapelle looks on as his car burns during the First Practice at the Dunlop 24H race at Dubai Autodrome. Satish Kumar / The National
  • A group of men watch a coin being tossed before playing cricket under cloudy skies in the Al Satwa neighbourhood of Dubai. Christopher Pike / The National

January 29, 2014

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

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