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Both of my apartments had pools — but the one in London is nicer.

I’ve paid roughly $1,500 a month to live in both London and Dubai — here’s how the apartments compare

Even though my London apartment costs more, I'd pick it over my Dubai place thanks to its location and amenities.

This building in Dubai is the largest 3D-printed structure in the world — and it took just 3 workers and a printer to build it

Already home to the tallest building in the world, Dubai can now claim the largest 3D printed building, which will be used as a government office.
Me in the women-only carriage of the Dubai Metro, and the view from the front of the carriage, where there isn't a driver.

I rode the women-only subway car in Dubai, and while it has some plus points it’s not something I’d want to see everywhere

Dubai's metro has a women and children carriage where men can be fined for entering — though the rule doesn't seem that strictly enforced.

I rode the women-only subway car in Dubai, and while it has some plus points it’s not something I’d want to see everywhere

Dubai's metro has a women and children carriage where men can be fined for entering — though the rule doesn't seem that strictly enforced.
An Emirates Airbus A380-800 at the 2013 Dubai Air Show.

The aviation industry’s biggest players are gathering in Dubai to strike deals and show off tech like the world’s biggest passenger plane ...

Major players like Airbus and Boeing will display their jets at the Dubai Air Show alongside other plane makers and defense companies.
Sheikh Mohammed pictured in March.

The life of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the emir of Dubai, poet, racehorse tycoon, and husband to Princess Haya, who is suing him in London...

Sheikh Mohammed took Dubai from sleepy town to global powerhouse, but the escape of Princess Haya has thrown his personal conduct into question.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to petroleum industry delegates on May 26, 2016 in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Trump aides allowed Saudi and Emirati officials to edit a major speech on energy before he delivered it, a congressional report found

Officials from the Gulf states edited the speech which Trump delivered as part of his 2016 campaign, the House Oversight Committee found.
HMS Montrose

The UK is deploying another warship to the Persian Gulf as concern grows over a tanker that went missing near Iran

As the US gathers a coalition to protect shipping in the region, an oil tanker went into Iran's waters and mysteriously stopped transmitting.

The life of Princess Haya, the sixth wife of Dubai’s ruler who has fled to the UK for a divorce

Earlier this week, news broke that Dubai's Princess Haya had fled the UAE with her two kids and sought political asylum in the UK.
Dubai is often held up as a haven of liberal Western values in the Middle East, but its laws are often surprisingly strict.

From drinking wine on a plane, to calling someone a ‘horse’ on Facebook: Here are 5 times Westerners got in trouble with Dubai’s str...

Dubai attracts millions of tourists and expats as a supposed haven of liberal Western values in the Middle East, but its laws can be incredibly harsh.