Time Frame: Just a stone’s throw from the tropics

April 21, 2015

There is a sense of tranquillity about this image that makes it particularly appropriate for a spring weekend in 2015.

Focal Point: A tall tale

April 20, 2015

While on assignment at Al Ain Zoo last month, staff photographer Pawan Singh captured this wonderful image of a giraffe framed between trees.

Inside India: April 16, 2015

April 16, 2015

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

Region in focus - April 15, 2015

April 15, 2015

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

Time Frame: The dizzying heights of culture

April 14, 2015

With its apparently thick impasto, abstract forms and construction lines clearly visible, Galen Clarke’s aerial shot of Saadiyat Island looks like the stuff of art history – and in many ways it is.

Focal Point: A tiny planet

April 13, 2015

Dubai can be so exotic that it sometimes feels like another planet, and thanks to this polar panoramic, here it visually becomes a world of its own.

Region in focus: April 8, 2015

April 8, 2015

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

Time Frame: What was once the height of fun …

April 7, 2015

With the opening of Mushrif Central Park this month, and the news that the municipality plans to finish five more parks in Abu Dhabi this year, it seems we have never been better off for green spaces.

Focal Point: A blank canvas

April 7, 2015

Pawan Singh uses this temporary covering at the Sharjah Biennial 12 to great effect to make a sparse image punctuated only by the quiet figure and the tree.

Leprosy in India - in pictures

April 5, 2015

The last decade has seen a worrying resurgence of leprosy in India, which now accounts for more than half of the 200,000 new cases reported worldwide every year.