First published on CNN International on June 2, 2016. By Jon Jensen DUBAI – It boasts the Guinness world record for hosting the longest graffiti scroll in the world — but unlike other major metropolises, don’t expect to see much street art in Dubai. That’s because graffiti is illegal in the United Arab Emirates. Aside from dust … Read More
Hikers tell CNN about their decision to make a dangerous six-hour trek for help after a massive earthquake strikes Nepal. CNN’s Jon Jensen reports. First aired on CNN International on April 29, 2015.
CNN’s Inside the Middle East team climbed the hills of southern Oman to try and capture a local weather phenomenon: a monsoon in the desert.
Find out how the Arabian desert near Salalah in Oman becomes one of the greenest places in the Middle East.
CNN’s Jon Jensen meets the Ice Hockey team living and growing up in one of the hottest places on the planet.
CNN’s Jon Jensen reflects on a recent assignment to cover the conflict in Gaza between Israel and Hamas.
CNN’s Jon Jensen meets Maysoon Zayid, a Palestinian-American comedian who inspires young disabled children in the West Bank.
Inside the Middle East explores Wadi Rum, a stunning expanse of windswept valleys and gorges made famous 100 years ago by the visit – and subsequent writings – of British army officer T.E. Lawrence. Reported and produced by Jon Jensen in Wadi Rum, Jordan. First aired on CNN International on May 8, 2014. Don’t miss Part … Read More
CNN’s Jon Jensen and Alasdair Skene were faced with the daunting task of how to capture the beauty of Jordan’s Wadi Rum. First aired on CNN International on May 6, 2014.
Take a rare, behind-the-scenes tour of the Dubai Mall, the largest shopping center on the planet. With 75 million visitors each year, maintaining this city within a city is no easy task.
Migrant workers are responsible for cleaning the 24,000 panes of glass that cover the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. CNN’s Jon Jensen looks at what it takes to keep the building in top condition.
CNN’s Jon Jensen reports on an unusual competition in one of the most remote places in the UAE.