Time Frame: History floats on, in the National Day parade

December 1, 2015

With the expanded Corniche almost completed, National Day forty years ago was the scene of a splendid parade to mark the country’s birthday.

Focal Point: Solitary bliss

November 30, 2015

Capturing “quiet” visually is a challenge but Afshan Ahmed, a features writer here at The National, did just that in this beautiful image from a cafe along Dubai Creek.

Region in focus - November 25, 2015

November 25, 2015

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

Time Frame: A good fit for the 1970s

November 24, 2015

It is 1975, the Watergate scandal is raging, The Who have just released their musical film Tommy, and Elton John...

Focal Point: On the face of it

November 23, 2015

Sometimes a great offbeat moment just pops up in front of a photographer, such as this one at Yas Waterworld...

Inside India: November 19, 2015

November 19, 2015

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

Region in focus - The recapture of Sinjar

November 18, 2015

Aided by US air strikes, the predominantly Kurdish regions of northern Syria and Iraq have become bastions in the fight against the Islamic State...

Time Frame: Studying up on the past

November 17, 2015

Pencil sharpeners? Check. Rulers? Check. Holdfast sticky tape? Check.

Focal Point: Large-scale selfie

November 16, 2015

Staff photographer Christoper Pike captured this wonderful moment of scale and solitude during a busy day at the Dubai Airshow...

Inside India: The festival of lights - Diwali 2015

November 12, 2015

A selection of images from various cities showing Diwali celebrations.