Time Frame: Poise and practicality

July 28, 2015

A little girl, a hot day and a drink of cooling water. There is an engaging simplicity to this photograph, even as it shows a vanished way of life.

Focal Point: To care is to share

July 26, 2015

It is good to be mindful of the spirit of giving - something all of us must carry out througout the year.

Time Frame: A window on the world

July 22, 2015

Eid is a time for families, but also a time for shopping. Expect the malls to be packed with bargain hunters this weekend.

Focal Point: Something fishy?

July 22, 2015

At a time when people of all ages are more camera aware than ever, it’s wonderful when a genuine human moment is brought into frame.

Healing and Resilience

July 15, 2015

Photographer Heidi Levine, returns to Gaza to document the healing process of those affected by the 50 day war.

Time Frame: Shining a light on Fujairah

July 14, 2015

The fanous, or lantern, is a familiar symbol of Ramadan. Exactly why is not entirely clear, but according to one story it dates to Egypt in the late 10th century CE.

Focal point: Going places

July 13, 2015

This very simple image by staff photographer Pawan Singh might be the perfect microcosm for the diversity of the UAE population.

Inside India: July 9, 2015

July 9, 2015

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

Region in focus - July 8, 2015

July 8, 2015

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

Time Frame: Empty plots speak volumes

July 7, 2015

This is a photograph rich in detail, as much as for what is not there as what is there.

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.