Iraqi artist Natiq Al-Alousi, who once worked for Saddam Hussein, struggles to find buyers in the UAE. Produced by CNN’s Jon Jensen in Abu Dhabi.
CNN Inside the Middle East meets Ahmed Al Shamsi, one of many Emiratis who have shed weight after bariatric surgery.
Ramadan proves challenging for Muslim athletes and weightlifter Khadija Mohammad is torn about fasting during the games. Produced by Jon Jensen in Dubai, United Arab Emirates; first aired on CNN International on August 2, 2012.
For centuries, Bedouins relied on camels for transportation. Today, camel milk has become a big commercial opportunity.
Fashion designer Zeina Abou Chaabanhas found inspiration in Jordan’s largest Palestinian refugee camp, Baqa’a.
The UAE may be sitting on the sixth largest reserves of petroleum in the world, but the leaders in this tiny Gulf sheikdom know that their oil wells will dry up sooner than later. Originally published by Global Post on July 24, 2011.