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You may know the United Arab Emirates for planning a refrigerated beach or an indoor ski slope. You may know it for the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.
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“Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert,” begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk.
Proud Omani People . Photographed & directed by: © Abdulrahman Alhinai 2012 " انا عمان " تصوير واخراج: عبدالرحمن بن علي الهنائي حقوق الطبع محفوظة
A new study using data from a pair of gravity-measuring NASA satellites finds that large parts of the arid Middle East region lost freshwater reserves rapidly during the past decade.
Precious stocks have gone because of poor management, increased demand and drought, but satellite images, pictured, show there may be future shortages.
Iranian-American comedian Maz Jobrani takes to the TEDxSummit stage in Doha, Qatar to take on serious issues in the Middle East -- like how many kisses to give when saying “Hi,” and what not to say on an American airplane.
Imagine a country with abundant power -- oil and gas, sunshine, wind (and money) -- but missing one key essential for life: water.
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A review of the Roads of Arabia exhibition at the Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC. Published in The National, 26 January 2012 The Arabian Peninsula is often overlooked in the recounting of the an...
Saudi Arabia is drilling for a resource possibly more precious than oil by tapping hidden reserves of water in the Syrian Desert.
The effects of climate change on the food supply exacerbated the underlying tensions that have led to ongoing Middle East instability
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Saudi artists are gaining recognition in the regional and global contemporary art scene. They continue to hold regular exhibitions and participate in international art fairs projecting a more positive image of Saudi Arabia in the international arena.
To Western eyes, it can seem the Middle East offers women little in the way of equal opportunities but female architects in the UAE are helping to build their cities.
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