Region in focus - April 18, 2014
The best images of the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.
In pictures: Penthouse flat is height of Dubai luxury living
A five-bedroom penthouse in Ocean Heights in Dubai Marina is on sale for Dh25 million and comes with a private pool and an unparalleled view of Dubai.
Video: Local reactions to a national fishing ban
A federal fishing ban has been imposed by the UAE federal government, but local authorities are taking diiferent approaches to implementing the ban. Two fishermen tell two very different sides of the story. Produced by Paul O'Driscoll
Hamburg the dinosaur’s time may be up in Bundesliga
Ever-present for 51 years in the German top-flight, Hamburg face the prospect of relegation, writes Ian Hawkey.
In pictures: Hot cars at New York International Auto Show
With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the US car industry. Here are some of the vehicles to be shown in this year’s edition.
Fast & Furious 7 filming in full swing at Emirates Palace
Filming for Fast & Furious 7 has started and we have the first photos of the cast and crew on set at Emirates Palace hotel this morning. Visitors staying at Emirates Palace say they have been kept away from certain areas in the grounds.
March 23, 2013
When George W Bush came to visit the UAE in January 2008, it was a chance for our reporters and photographers to practise their skills - even though the paper was some months from launch.
September 8, 2012
When it was built in the late 1970s, the Union National Bank building, reported to be the first in the capital to be faced in glass, dominated the Abu Dhabi shoreline.
August 11, 2012
Taken sometime during Ramadan in the 1970s, this image shows Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, then President of the United Arab Emirates, reading the Quran during Ramadan.
August 4, 2012
A look back at a very grand iftar with the UAE's first ruler in the 1970s.
July 28, 2012
The Holy Months in the early 1960s were in January and February, which made gathering on the beach for prayers a more comfortable experience.
July 7, 2012
Fourteen nations boycotted the 1984 Games in Los Angeles, but the event went on despite being overshadowed by the Cold War.
May 5, 2012
This photo of "two barastis perched on the smooth back of a small dune" was taken by the oil exploration worker Ronald Codrai in 1953 is featured in a new edition of the book Abu Dhabi, An Arabian Album.
April 13, 2012
How expatriates found a taste of home in the early days of the UAE's oil industry.
April 6, 2012
In the entertainment-starved wilderness of the desert, the men of Seismic Party 5 no doubt gave To Paris, With Love a better reception than movie critics.
March 30, 2012
This picture, taken by the French photographer Alain Saint-Hilaire in 1975, shows shiny new Mercedes lorries being unloaded at Mina Zayed.
March 23, 2012
In this photo taken by the explorer Wilfred Thesiger after he crossed the Empty Quarter in 1948, a group of men launch a fishing boat from what is now the Corniche.
February 24, 2012
An Abu Dhabi Petroleum Company worker took this photo of oil exploration workers drilling for water at Habshan, the site of several major oil and gas discoveries between 1958 and 1962.
February 3, 2012
This photo, taken in the mid-1950s by the oil worker John Vale, shows passengers boarding an India-bound ship that is moored offshore because the Creek was unnavigable.
January 13, 2012
The New Explorers depicted the beginnings of the oil industry in Abu Dhabi.