Burj Khalifa stars in HD video from space
A 27-second black and white video of a plane flying over Dubai's skyscrapers captures the imagination of some.
In pictures: Adventure in the desert at Abu Dhabi's Qasr Al Sarab
Mohammad Ashfaq, an adventure guide at the Qasr Al Sarab resort, Abu Dhabi, showcases a day in his working life.
Kolkata Knight Riders lose way as Duminy sizzles for Delhi Daredevils
JP Duminy keeps his head as cameo at the death helps swing it in Delhi's favour in Dubai after captain Karthik plays the anchor role.
Afghan cinema: Forbidden Reel
The lights go down and the projector whirls into action as Sher Mohammed, 35, begins his routine, bouncing back and forth between two projectors, winding reels, and adjusting the carbon arc lamps inside the projectors.
In pictures: Mother forgives her son’s killer as he awaited his execution
An Iranian mother spared the life of her son’s convicted murderer with an emotional slap in the face as he awaited execution with the noose around his neck.
Tyrese reunited with Fazza
Tyrese today posted on his social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) his pleasure at being reunited with the Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
January 5, 2014
A major winter snowstorm named 'Hercules', forced New York City public schools to close, cancelled hundreds of flights at airports and is bringing below freezing temperatures to the Midwest and mid-Atlantic to the Northeast.
September 9, 2013
As Congress prepares to debate limited military action on Syria, the stakes are high for President Barack Obama.
July 25, 2013
President Obama hits the road to push his vision for an expanded middle class, hoping to stave off partisan gridlock as economic issues loom.
July 25, 2013
Fugitive U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's hopes of leaving Moscow Airport are dashed as he fails to secure permission to leave.
July 11, 2013
Wearing an orange prison jumpsuit, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleads "not guilty" to committing the worst mass-casualty attack on U.S. soil since 9/11, a crime that could bring him the death penalty.
May 7, 2013
A report from Save the Children reveals the best and worst places to give birth. Sarah Sheffer reports.
February 16, 2013
A newly discovered asteroid nearly half the size of a football field passed closer to the Earth than TV satellites.
February 15, 2013
AMR's $11 billion deal with U.S. Airways will likely boost the industry's profitability, but that could also mean fewer choices and higher prices for consumers.
November 20, 2012
Israel has declared war on Hamas and is pounding the Gaza Strip just like in 2008, but Obama's priorities have shifted and his focus now will be on limiting damage rather than brokering a peace deal. Taimur Khan reports
November 13, 2012
The new building on the Michigan State University opens with an exhibition that aims to bring contemporary Arab artists to a US audience.
November 12, 2012
Before the US watchmaker rolls out its full range in UAE stores next month, the president Dennis W Perry tells us what sets the brand apart.
November 5, 2012
They are the world's top two economies, yet they are just as philisophically opposed as ever. You only have to look at how they elect their leaders. Hannah Gardner reports from Beijing
November 2, 2012
As analysts dispute claims by both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney that a production boom will enable the US to achieve 'energy independence', a town of 5,000 is raking in the money.
November 1, 2012
Both Democrats and Republicans have been reaching out to Hispanic communities across the US and especially in swing states such as Virginia. They have reason to.