With a record number of oil, gas and coal representatives at this year's COP28 climate talks, climate scientists worry industry influence could water down language on fossil fuels.
The comments came shortly before talks kicked off in Dubai. In reality, scientists warn that further fossil fuel development is driving global warming.
This year's United Nations climate summit is being held in the petroleum-dependent United Arab Emirates. Delegates began by approving a landmark fund to pay for climate losses.
Ukrainian visitors and expats are flocking to Yoy restaurant for borsch, companionship and cultural events. Diners from Russia enjoy it too. The UAE has refused to pick sides in the Ukraine war.
A 1.5 million square-ft. zone of Dubai known as International Humanitarian City is the world's largest aid hub, with warehouses for U.N. agencies, Red Cross and Red Crescent organizations and others.
Filipino workers come to the United Arab Emirates seeking opportunity and to support relatives back home. Christmas isn't a UAE holiday, so many will work — but also manage to find joy and community.
The UAE is overhauling laws on an array of business, cultural and social norms. On paper, it makes the emirate one of the region's most progressive countries, but critics say the reality is complex.
The Ain Dubai takes more than half hour for one complete rotation. It stands at more than 800 feet tall — nearly double the London Eye's height.
When visitors make their way to Italy's pavilion at Dubai Expo 2020, most will only see the head of Michelangelo's famous statue
At 196 feet deep, Deep Dive Dubai has set the record for the deepest diving pool. Visitors can explore, play pool and chess, and visit an underwater library.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel's United Arab Emirates peace deal sets a precedent: Israel need not cede captured land to the Palestinians in order to win friends in the Arab world.
The community maintains a low profile, given sensitivities in the region. Since the Israel-United Arab Emirates peace deal was announced, it has scrambled to accommodate a rush of Jewish visitors.