It's always been hot in the Persian Gulf region. But a new report finds that without action to limit climate change, the combination of rising temperatures and humidity will often push much of the region beyond the limits of human adaptability.
Lebanese film director Mahmoud Kaabour wanted to tell the story of the people who build Dubai. His documentary, "Champ of the Camp," uses the singing competition that takes places in the labor camps across the UAE to examine their situation.
You might not expect to see women riding motorcycles if you took to the roads of the United Arab Emirates. But in Dubai, some women are living their motorcycle dreams and defying stereotypes of Arab women.
El Resplandor is a fictional resort in Dubai, not unlike the hotel in the Stephen King thriller, "The Shining." Band Nettle's Jace Clayton dreamed up the music inspired by King's creepy novel and the movie of the same name.
Qatar and its neighbors in the Arabian Gulf aren't getting along too well. Saudi Arabia, along with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, recalled its ambassador recently — just one move in a series of diplomatic measures designed to get the small, but wealthy Gulf country to step in line.
When the royal family of the United Arab Emirates approached filmmaker Tricia Regan about producing a documentary to bring autism in their country out of the closet, she was hesitant. Staging a play with autistic children in another culture was daunting. But she says the result was incredible.
For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for one of Islam's holiest cities. The answer is Mecca. Jake Warga traveled to a different mosque? the Jumeirah Mosque in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai, and sent us this sound piece.