With its cosmopolitan expat population and a range of quirky venues, Abu Dhabi is the place to party.
Brendan Seery figures out how to float in the Dead Sea, enjoys Bedouin hospitality and finds out why people would fight over a barren desert.
A major restoration project has begun at the shrine inside Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
The world's tallest skyscraper will be the centrepiece of Dubai Creek Harbour, a new waterfront destination. [VIDEO].
This Persian Gulf country may be the anti-Dubai - and that's a good thing, writes Mimi Kirk.
Dubai Tourism unveiled new regulations for desert tours and camps, in a bid to further elevate the desert experience.
'The parks will enhance the UAE position as the first family destination worldwide.'.
Situated on Yas Island, the $1-billion development will include the only Warner Bros branded hotel alongside the immersive theme park.
As holiday season approaches, Israeli settlers are opening a bold new front in their battle for legitimacy: tourism.
In the air travel hub of Dubai, a new zip line phenomenon offers new a way to fly. Jon Gambrell puts his adventurous spirit to the test.
Even as they were displaced, Syrians have worked to keep a detailed memory of the city alive.
Etihad Holidays has launched a new campaign promising 'guaranteed sunshine or your next holiday for free' to attract more UK visitors to Abu Dhabi.
Grab a local and see the emirate from a fresh perspective.
Dubai Parks & Resorts will feature a Taj Mahal-inspired theatre, the interlocking plastic bricks of Legoland and movie-themed attractions. [VIDEO].
It is only four years ago that the northern Syrian city of Aleppo was one of the most prosperous and beautiful in the Middle East.