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Beach Holidays in Middle East

Man-made marvels

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For all the hype about the bold new frontiers being forged in the Arabian Gulf, the region remains very much an (extraordinary) work in progress.

UAE

Brave new world

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Islands being built in Dubai can be seen from the moon.

Resort

The despot concierge

King and country ... the view to the Mediterranean from the hotel.

Leesha McKenny visits the independent state of Akhzivland and its eccentric, yet welcoming, head of state.

Life aquatic

Stretching out on the world's most unusual beaches

From quirky to quaint, bizarre to beautiful, our writers stretch out on some of the world's most unusual beaches.

Our writers stretch out on some of the world's most unusual beaches, from quirky to quaint, bizarre to beautiful.

Map of Middle East

Travel News

Teen survives stowaway flight drama

Rough around the edges ... Hawaiian Airlines.

4:27pm | The FBI says a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

US Supreme Court: Airline can drop annoying frequent flier

1:23pm | The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

New Zealand lifts visa ban on Nigella Lawson

10:06am | Nigella Lawson has been granted special permission to work in New Zealand after being blocked from travelling to the United States for using cocaine.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

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