Region in focus - August 22, 2014

August 22, 2014

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

The Veil by Olivia Harris / Reuters

August 22, 2014

Many young Muslim women living in Britain chose to wear a headscarf despite figures showing rising violence against visibly identifiable Muslims. In spite of a common view that young Muslim women are forced to wear veils by their families, data and anecdotes point to the opposite in Muslim minority countries where it is often the case that the women themselves choose to cover up. Photos and text by Olivia Harris/ Reuters

Inside India: August 21, 2014

August 21, 2014

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

Time Frame: Rise to the challenge

August 19, 2014

Photo archivists and the researchers in the future will have a much easier time of it...

Focal Point: Ghost in the machine

August 18, 2014

Shooting by the silvery light of this week’s supermoon, staff photographer Silvia Razgova captured this almost supernatural-looking image of swimmers near the breakwater of Abu Dhabi, with the city in the background.

Best photography from around the world, August 18

August 18, 2014

The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world

Djerbahood: Tunisian street art

August 17, 2014

Most communities try to avoid the attentions of graffiti artists. The Tunisian island of Djerba positively welcomes them.

Inside India: August 14, 2014

August 14, 2014

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

Time Frame: A ribbon tying the country together

August 12, 2014

Returning home from a recent trip to Europe, Timeframe  discovered on its drive to work that the first stage of the widening of the road between Abu Dhabi and Dubai has been completed.

Focal Point: Water works

August 11, 2014

Using a short telephoto lens and an oblique angle, staff photographer Sarah Dea created this interesting study of a hotel pool in Khor Fakkan.

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A view of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, all of the UAE and its neighbours, shared through photography and related commentary by people in the region.