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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
Members of the Somali military parade after attending a commando training exercise at the United Arab Emirates military training camp in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia
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
Chinese Paramilitary guards stand on the stairs after Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and UAE’s deputy commander-in-chief of the armed forces leaves the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Monday
Hot air balloons fly over Dubai during the World Air Games 2015, held under the rules of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) as part of the “Dubai International Balloon Fiesta” event, United Arab Emirates
A general view shows the part of the skyline of Dubai covered in an early morning fog on Monday
A boy attends the early morning Eid al-Fitr prayer at Al Noor Mosque in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The Muslim holiday Eid marks the end of 30 days of dawn-to-sunset fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.
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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.
Emirati boys stand in front of government-sanctioned graffiti entitled “Our Journey,” which marks the United Arab Emirates‘ 43rd National Day, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Guinness World Records on Sunday announced that the 2,245-meter (2,455-yard) artwork would be entered into its record book.
The sun rises from behind the Hajar Mountains as one of the world’s largest hot air balloons carries 24 passengers flying over the Margham desert about 60 km (37 miles) southeast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Cyclists start the sport stage of the 2nd day of the Dubai Tour on Thursday
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.
A Syrian refugee girl walks inside the Mrajeeb Al Fhood refugee camp, east of the city of Zarqa in Jordan.