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Night view of Abu Dhabi. (Photo by Khalid Alhammadi/Caters News Agency)

Photographer Khalid Alhammadi really has got his head in the clouds as he scales some of the Middle East’s tallest buildings to photograph iconic landmarks high above the rising mist. Khalid’s breathtaking shots over Abu Dhabi look almost otherworldly, with skyscraper tips and mosque towers poking through the eerie fog. Here: Night view of Abu Dhabi. (Photo by Khalid Alhammadi/Caters News Agency)
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13 Mar 2018 00:03:00
The Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque

The Nasīr al-Mulk Mosque or Pink Mosque is a traditional mosque in Shiraz, Iran, located in Goade-e-Araban place (near the famous Shah Cheragh mosque). The mosque was built during the Qājār era, and is still in use under protection by Nasir al Mulk's Endowment Foundation. It was built by the order of Mirza Hasan Ali Nasir al Molk, one of the lords of the Qajar Dynasty, in 1876 and was finished in 1888. The designers were Muhammad Hasan-e-Memar and Muhammad Reza Kashi Paz-e-Shirazi. The mosque extensively uses colored glass in its facade, and displays other traditional elements such as panj kāseh-i (five concaves) in its design, it is also named in popular culture as Pink Mosque due to the usage of beautiful pink color tiles for its interior design.
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26 Mar 2014 14:04:00
The Nasir al-mulk or “Pink” mosque in Shiraz, Iran. (Photo by Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganj)

Amateur Iranian photographer Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, 23 likes to learn as much as he can about a site before he photographs it. Then he utilizes a variety of wide-angle and fisheye lenses, as well as occasional panoramic techniques to create beautiful new, often mind-bending images. He usually shoots the architectural wonders of Iran, and hopes that the Iranian government will allow him to travel further from home in pursuit of other iconic architectural treasures. Photo: The Nasir al-mulk or “Pink” mosque in Shiraz, Iran. (Photo by Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganj)
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17 Aug 2014 08:58:00
A participant prepares for the Red Bull Air Race World Championships in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on February 6, 2017. (Photo by Red Bull Content Pool/SIPA Press/Rex Features/Shutterstock)

A participant prepares for the Red Bull Air Race World Championships in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on February 6, 2017. (Photo by Red Bull Content Pool/SIPA Press/Rex Features/Shutterstock)
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08 Feb 2017 09:30:00
A member of the United Arab Emirates armed forces gestures as the first batch of UAE military personnel returns from Yemen in Abu Dhabi, November 7, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/United Arab Emirates News Agency WAM)

A member of the United Arab Emirates armed forces gestures as the first batch of UAE military personnel returns from Yemen in Abu Dhabi, November 7, 2015. (Photo by Reuters/United Arab Emirates News Agency WAM)
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10 Nov 2015 08:03:00
In this photo provided by Andreas Langreiter via Global-Newsroom, Hannes Arch of Austria performs during the finals of the first stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, February 14, 2015. (Photo by Andreas Langreiter/AP Photo/Global-Newsroom)

In this photo provided by Andreas Langreiter via Global-Newsroom, Hannes Arch of Austria performs during the finals of the first stage of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, February 14, 2015. (Photo by Andreas Langreiter/AP Photo/Global-Newsroom)
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16 Feb 2015 13:17:00
A young Emirati boy looks on as his falcon flies at the Liwa desert, 220 kms west of Abu Dhabi, on the sidelines of the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival on December 21, 2013. (Photo by Karim Sahib/AFP Photo)

A young Emirati boy looks on as his falcon flies at the Liwa desert, 220 kms west of Abu Dhabi, on the sidelines of the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival on December 21, 2013. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a camel beauty contest, a display of UAE handcrafts and other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. (Photo by Karim Sahib/AFP Photo)
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27 Dec 2013 10:55:00
An Emirati child plays with an airplane model near the venue of the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival, on December 20, 2012 near the city of Madinat Zayed, 150 kms west of Abu Dhabi. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a camel beauty contest, a display of UAE handcrafts and other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. (Photo by Karim Sahib/AFP Photo)

An Emirati child plays with an airplane model near the venue of the Mazayin Dhafra Camel Festival, on December 20, 2012 near the city of Madinat Zayed, 150 kms west of Abu Dhabi. The festival, which attracts participants from around the Gulf region, includes a camel beauty contest, a display of UAE handcrafts and other activities aimed at promoting the country's folklore. (Photo by Karim Sahib/AFP Photo)
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09 Sep 2015 13:09:00