Region in focus: September 2, 2015

September 2, 2015

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

Time Frame: A country’s heritage is for safe keeping

September 1, 2015

Given the mindless destruction of archeological sites by ISIL, here is a reminder that UAE has its own rich heritage of ancient sites far from harms way.

Freeing the Falcons by Silvia Razgova

September 1, 2015

Every year, a team of experts from the Sheikh Zayed Falcon Release Programme travel to Kazakhstan to release a selection of peregrine and saker falcons into the wild. In Silvia Razgova’s last few months as a staff photographer at The National she documented the efforts of the Sheikh Zayed Falcon Release Programme.

Focal Point: Lazy days

August 31, 2015

While on assignment this week in Fujairah, staff photographer Pawan Singh found Omar Adil Ahmed and Mohammed Abdullah Hassan in the village of Sharm, enjoying the final days of their summer break by finding some shade in the great outdoors with a view of the harbour.

Region in focus: Syrian refugee mothers struggle with parenthood

August 30, 2015

Here among the tents of this informal camp for Syrian refugees in Jordan, pregnant mothers have given birth to children they struggle to care for amid sandstorms and crushing poverty.

Inside India: August 27, 2015

August 27, 2015

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

Region in focus: August 26, 2015

August 26, 2015

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

Time Frame: Tribal gathering at Abu Dhabi’s seat of power

August 25, 2015

Forty years ago, when this photograph was taken, Al Manhal Palace was the centre of power and influence in Abu Dhabi.

Focal Point: An appy outlook

August 24, 2015

While for many Instagram is just another extension of their social-media life online, for many photojournalists it’s a creative outlet, allowing artistic expression beyond the strict but critical editorial rules for news photography.

Inside India: August 20, 2015

August 20, 2015

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

About National View

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