Falconry is an centuries-old tradition in the Gulf — but one man is adapting the sport with modern technology. Jon Jensen reports.
Inside a military drone market
CNN’s Jon Jensen visits UMEX 2016, the unmanned expo in Abu Dhabi, where all sorts of military-grade unmanned vehicle you can imagine, whether it’s for air, land or sea, are under the same roof.
Job losses in UAE’s oil sector
CNN’s Jon Jensen talks to one family who is suffering financial loss as the oil industry takes a hit in the UAE.
Ice Hockey in the UAE?
CNN’s Jon Jensen meets the Ice Hockey team living and growing up in one of the hottest places on the planet.
Inside the World’s Largest Mall
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.
Bored of F1 and NASCAR? Try dune bashing, the UAE’s extreme motorsport
CNN’s Jon Jensen reports on an unusual competition in one of the most remote places in the UAE.
Obese Emiratis turn to surgery
CNN Inside the Middle East meets Ahmed Al Shamsi, one of many Emiratis who have shed weight after bariatric surgery.
Faith vs. performance at the Olympics
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.
Fashion designer adopts ‘Palestyle’
Fashion designer Zeina Abou Chaabanhas found inspiration in Jordan’s largest Palestinian refugee camp, Baqa’a.
Green Energy in the Gulf
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.