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It took years to complete, but the Dubai Tram is making a difference easing congestion in the United Arab Emirates’ largest city.
In Hawiyat Najm Park along the Oman coastal Highway 17 is the Bimmah Sinkhole, a spectacular natural wonder you shouldn't miss.
For years the United Arab Emirates had the lowest automobile fuel prices in the world, but that will change with the scrapping of fuel subsidies.
Among the many fantastic highlights of travel through Oman is visiting the country’s many wadis. Wadi Tiwi is not to be missed.
According to the latest UNHCR estimates, approximately 1.770,000 refugees have reached Turkey since 2011 to date. OBC devotes a report to their situation in Istanbul, Diyarbakir, and Urfa. The first episode.
Oman, along with the rest of the Middle East, scores more than its fair share of sun, but solar power is still at its nascent stage in this country.
As with many cities in the Middle East, the corniche in Beirut is the best way to experience the city. A walk to Rock of Raouché is a must.
For a break from the urban grit of Beirut, there may be no better escape within Lebanon than the ancient city of Byblos.
Located about 12 miles (20km) north of Beirut, Harissa has been a famed pilgrimage site in Lebanon for over a century.
Last night, Abu Dhabi took center stage as a global leader of clean energy research and development with the official opening of the IRENA Headquarters.
Yes, it is about 45C here during the day and the humidity can be oppressive, but one of the pluses of living here in Abu Dhabi is the nightly sunset.
Today it was as hot as 45°C (112F°) in the United Arab Emirates, but once I entered Al Bastakiya in Dubai, it felt up to 10°C cooler.