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World's latest mega-airport finally opens to passengers

World's latest mega-airport finally opens to passengers

Dubai's Al Maktoum International Airport is expected handle 160 million passengers upon completion in 2027
Rihanna's latest travel photo mishap in Abu Dhabi

Rihanna's latest travel photo mishap in Abu Dhabi

Covered-up singer strikes a pose in front of mosque, sparks ire
Dubai's restaurant secrets-- and the woman who knows them

Dubai's restaurant secrets-- and the woman who knows them

From chili falafels to Lebanese pizza, Arva Ahmed's food tours track down the most delicious recipes in Dubai
Best falafel in Dubai-- and the woman behind it

Best falafel in Dubai-- and the woman behind it

Arva Ahmed's food tours seek out the most authentic dishes in Dubai
Six things that shouldn't exist in the desert

Six things that shouldn't exist in the desert

Penguins, golf courses, waterslides -- Dubai takes some wild desert fantasies, and irrigates
Send us your best Dubai images

Send us your best Dubai images

As part of Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown episode on Dubai, we're calling for CNN users' top shots of the city's spectacular skyline
CNNGo TV iReport assignment: Dubai in the sky

CNNGo TV iReport assignment: Dubai in the sky

Send us your most spectacular images of the city's legendary buildings and skylines
Photo tour: inside Abu Dhabi's most palatial suite

Photo tour: inside Abu Dhabi's most palatial suite

St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort's Royal Suite is the biggest in the U.A.E.
Google captures view from world's tallest building

Google captures view from world's tallest building

Fancy a stroll around the observation deck 163 stories above ground?
Middle East battle for rights to Angry Birds theme park

Middle East battle for rights to Angry Birds theme park

Abu Dhabi, Al Ain and Doha are competing to build the world's largest theme park based on the popular game
Dubai's skyline: Is this city really on planet Earth?

Dubai's skyline: Is this city really on planet Earth?

Nope, it's not sci-fi. Photographer Daniel Cheong spent the past six months capturing Dubai's otherworldy skyline at just the right moments
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