Focal Point: Centre of attention

May 25, 2015

Sometimes any patch of grass will do when looking to take a break, even if it’s the central reservation of a busy Sharjah street.

Inside India: May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015

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

Region in focus: May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015

A selection of the best images from around the Gulf and across the Middle East this past week.

Time Frame: Motorists must try harder then, as now

May 19, 2015

Long before The National’s Road to Safety campaign, long before The National, come to that, driving standards in the Emirates were a cause for concern.

Cairo subway thrives beneath the chaos

May 19, 2015

In addition to being the first rapid transit system in the Egyptian capital, the Cairo Metro is the first of only two fully-fledged metro systems in Africa, and one of only three in the Arab world.

Focal Point: Mirror image

May 18, 2015

While on assignment in Sharjah, staff photographer Reem Mohammed captured this rather Picassoesque image, thanks to a sharp eye and mirrors by the shop entrance.

Inside India: May 14, 2015

May 14, 2015

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

Region in focus: May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015

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

Time Frame: Not quite the director’s cut

May 12, 2015

Globalisation doesn’t mean that everyone has to think the same way. What is acceptable in one culture might not be so in another. In fact, it can be downright offensive.

Focal Point: Market forces

May 11, 2015

Patience and timing are critical in photography, as well as a healthy dose of intuition.