Investors are hoping Kish island's white sand beaches, coral reefs and more relaxed Islamic rules, could make it a major tourism destination.
Giuseppe Penone and Jenny Holzer are to create artworks which will be installed underneath the dome's 'Rain of Light'.
Nimrud, founded in the 13th century BC, is one of the most famous archaeological sites in a country often described as the cradle of civilisation.
Dubai has announced a deal with Hyperloop One to study the potential for building a line linking it to Abu Dhabi.
A massive complex of amusement parks planned in the southern desert of Dubai has opened its first park. [VIDEO]
As the rest of the world redies for Diwali, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will treat the park's guests to a dazzling line up of entertainment.
Trends seem to rise and fade quickly in Tel Aviv, but the food just gets better. By Sylvie Bigar
Dubai has started construction on a tower that will stand higher than Burj Khalifa, currently the world's tallest skyscraper.