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Photos of the day: Dubai goes a little overboard with fireworks celebration

The Emirati city-state celebrated winning hosting rights for the 2020 World Expo.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Nov 29, 2013
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Six pieces of good news from the Middle East this week (really!)

For starters, Iran's new president is pushing for detente, Palestinians make a major concession, and sustainable farming is catching on.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Iran
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  • Aug 23, 2013
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An amazing time-lapse video of Dubai’s rebounding growth

A photographer's video of the so-called "millionaires' playground" shows the world's tallest building, heavy traffic -- and lots of construction cranes.

The changing geography of international air travel

Or, why Dubai's airport sees more passengers than JFK.

Photo: The view from the world’s tallest building, in 2.5 gigapixels and 360 degrees

The crown prince of Dubai commissioned the interactive tool, a collage of 80 hi-res photographs.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Feb 1, 2013
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