Time Frame: Digging deep to build a city

March 31, 2015

Mina Zayed, or Port Zayed, was opened in 1972 after four years of construction.

Focal Point: A window onto the world

March 30, 2015

Staff photographer Antonie Robertson captured this image of a window washer framed by the strong horizontal and vertical lines of the window itself.

Inside India: March 26, 2015

March 26, 2015

Our weekly view of news and daily life on the Indian subcontinent.

Region in focus - March 25, 2015

March 25, 2015

Some of the best images from the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.

Time Frame: When failing can bring success

March 24, 2015

A Failing rig is not, as it might sound, one that is about to topple over, but a portable drilling rig manufactured by the George E. Failing Company of Ohio.

Focal Point: Jumping for joy

March 23, 2015

Some images capture youthful energy so well they make you smile, and perhaps leave you slightly sad that, as the saying goes, “youth is wasted on the young”.

Roof Knocking by Celia Peterson

March 22, 2015

A picture tells a thousand words; it tells a story, one that can evoke numerous different emotions. The dramatic photography exhibition ‘Roof Knocking’ by Celia Peterson at the Art Plus Gallery in Dubai documents stories of the thousands of people displaced and affected by the war in Gaza in 2014.

Region in focus: March 18, 2015

March 18, 2015

The best images of the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.

Time Frame: Shasha shows dhow it’s done

March 17, 2015

While the dhow is the boat most often associated with the UAE - it appeared on the country’s coat of arms until March 2008 - there is a strong case to be made for the shasha

Focal Point: Screen Break

March 16, 2015

With the smartwatch revolution potentially upon us, it’s worth considering how ubiquitous smartphones are and how they’ve changed our lives.