Focal Point: A towering presence

March 2, 2015

The Burj Khalifa is probably one of the world’s most photographed modern buildings, so when a distinctive image comes along featuring the landmark, it grabs my attention.

Dubai’s photography festival - GPP2015

March 2, 2015

This Friday, March 6th, Dubai's Photography Festival will open it's 11th edition with GPP2015. If you're unfamiliar with Gulf Photo Plus and the annual festival, which runs for 8 days, and it's launch day, Photo Friday, allow me to bring you up to speed.

Time Frame: Capital gains

March 2, 2015

Abu Dhabi as we know it today, almost literally erupted from the sands in the early 1970s, the product of growing oil revenues and the ambition of Sheikh Zayed, the President of the UAE, for his new country.

Surveillance.02

March 1, 2015

Surveillance. 02 is a new exhibition opening this month at the East Wing gallery at Dubai International Finance Centre that examines the nature of surveillance to comment on the extent of state and corporate power. Surveillance. 02 opens on March 12 at the East Wing gallery in the Ritz Carlton Annex of DIFC. Admission is free.

Inside India: February 26, 2015

February 26, 2015

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

Region in focus: February 25, 2015

February 25, 2015

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

Time Frame: Abu Dhabi’s forts serving the emirate in many ways

February 24, 2015

Qasr Al Hosn is the most celebrated of Abu Dhabi’s forts, but the emirate’s defensive ring once extended deep into the Western Region.

Focal Point: Taking the racing line

February 23, 2015

As the Dubai World Cup grows ever closer we find ourselves at Meydan again with staff photographer Pawan Singh offering this view of the calmness of two horses and jockeys before the storm of the first race of the evening.

Inside India: February 19, 2015

February 19, 2015

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

Region in focus: February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015

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