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Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy practices on the driving range before the start of the first round at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, United Arab Emirates on Thursday
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An Emirati falconer prepares to train his birds during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival in the Liwa desert, some 250 kilometres southwest of Abu Dhabi
Camels compete during the Liwa 2016 Moreeb Dune Festival on Tuesday, in the Liwa desert, 250 kilometres west of the Gulf emirate of Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan points out some of the highlights of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque as he takes US Secretary of State John Kerry on a tour of the mosque in Abu Dhabi
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An Emirati man walks down stairs in Masdar City, on the outskirts of the rich Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Masdar City is a high-density, pedestrian-friendly development where current and future renewable energy and clean technologies are showcased, marketed, researched, developed, tested and implemented.
Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered aircraft, takes flight as it begins its historic round-the-world journey from Al Bateen Airport, Abu Dhabi, on Monday
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A woman walks through the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The mosque was built between 1996 and 2007 and features 82 domes.
Spectators watch the second free practice at Yas Marina racetrack in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The Emirates Formula One Grand Prix will take place on Sunday.
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, president of the United Arab Emirates, inspects an honour guard comprised of members of the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards during a ceremonial welcome in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle. President Sheikh Khalifa begins a state visit to the UK on Tuesday, the first for a UAE president in 24 years.