Shocks for visitors to Dubai

Dubai at night is spectacular. It's the biggest, the best and the most expensive of everything. Or is it?

It's the biggest, the best and the most expensive of everything. Or is it? 20 things that will surprise first time visitors to Dubai.

Gritty and creative: Alternative Dubai

Edgy art, indie designers and an emerging food scene: it isn't all about the glitz and glam.

Edgy art, indie designers and an emerging food scene: it isn't all about the glitz and glam.

King Tutankhamun's treasures moved video

King Tut ruled Egypt as pharaoh for 10 years until his death at age 19, around 1324 B.C.

The pharaoh's artefacts now belong to the world's largest archaeological museum, set to open in 2018.

A Middle East food tour

Falafel served piping hot in East Jerusalem.

From Tel Aviv to the West Bank - the food and the people who represent different sides of this complicated and fascinating place.

Dubai dreams of harvesting ice video

A company wants to harvesting icebergs and drag them from near Antarctica all the way to Dubai.

A firm in the sweltering Gulf wants to tow icebergs 9200 kilometres across the planet.

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