United Arab Emirates

Dubai gets trippy with Festival of Lights

Dubai gets trippy with Festival of Lights

The UAE city already famous for its glitz is looking particularly psychedelic this week
An exclusive peek inside The Dubai Mall

An exclusive peek inside The Dubai Mall

75 million visitors a year, plus other incredible facts about the world's biggest shopping center
Gallery: World's largest natural flower garden opens in Dubai

Gallery: World's largest natural flower garden opens in Dubai

The Dubai Miracle Garden has more than 45 million flowers. But the real miracle is that it was built at all
Etihad flight diverted by reported bathroom arsonist

Etihad flight diverted by reported bathroom arsonist

Flight EY461 from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi made an emergency landing in Jakarta on Monday due to fires
Freedivers take on deadly depths in UAE

Freedivers take on deadly depths in UAE

A growing number of young Emiratis are discovering with the ocean in an extreme way
Chasing dune-bashing highs in the UAE

Chasing dune-bashing highs in the UAE

If you think drag racing is extreme, try doing it uphill ... on sand
Inside Dubai's latest crazy extravagant hotel

Inside Dubai's latest crazy extravagant hotel

Promotional rates for debut may make this your best chance to almost afford a room at Fairmont the Palm
Gallery: Spectacular camel and falcon competition in Abu Dhabi showcases Bedouin culture

Gallery: Spectacular camel and falcon competition in Abu Dhabi showcases Bedouin culture

Al Dhafra heritage festival draws record turnout, awards millions of dollars worth of prizes
First look at Dubai's new A380 concourse

First look at Dubai's new A380 concourse

Up to 20 of the Airbus superjumbos will be served at Dubai Airport's new extension. Here's what passengers will find inside
Sir Bani Yas Island: Going wild in Arabia

Sir Bani Yas Island: Going wild in Arabia

The former royal playground turned exotic menagerie opens up to visitors
Dubai blasts New Year's Eve record in fireworks blitz

Dubai blasts New Year's Eve record in fireworks blitz

The city's huge firework show certified as largest by Guinness World Records
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