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Past articles by John:

Weather: more downpours lash Northern Emirates after weekend's floods

Intense rain on Sunday lashed parts of the Northern Emirates after a weekend of flooding. Videos posted by the UAE's National Centre of Meteorology (NCM) showed motorists driving under dark skies and through torrential rain in Sharjah. Footage also showed lorries and 4x4s navigating rain-soaked roads in poor visibility. The NCM reported downpours in Al Ain and Ajman on Sunday. Those downpours… → Read More

Memories of Sheikh Rashid: Ruler of Dubai makes poignant tribute to his father

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid marks 30th anniversary of father's death → Read More

Revealed: the moment a mysterious Russian cargo plane landed in Umm Al Quwain

Soviet-era aircraft has been abandoned by the Barracuda Beach Resort for two decades → Read More

UAE's railway from Dubai to Fujairah on track as crews dig through Hajar Mountains

At least 15 tunnels and 35 bridges will allow trains to connect between Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah → Read More

Parties in the streets: how Dubai and Sharjah celebrated the end of the Second World War

British archives reveal celebrations when the war was won → Read More

How Sharjah played its part in winning the Second World War

Seventy-five years after hostilities were brought to a close, we put the spotlight on the role the emirate’s airbase played in the Allied war effort → Read More

Philip Horniblow, Abu Dhabi's first director of health, dies at 92

Doctor whose obsession with the Middle East stemmed from his father’s schoolfriend - Lawrence of Arabia → Read More

UAE set for a 'spectacular' ring of fire eclipse

The rare event will be visible on December 26 across the UAE → Read More

Abu Dhabi to tackle 'disposable culture' at major recycling summit

More than 60 countries will participate in the Ecowaste conference next month → Read More

Sheraton Abu Dhabi: new era beckons for 40-year-old landmark

One of the capital's most famous hotels is set for a major renovation → Read More

Mega cruise ship docks in Abu Dhabi

MSC Bellissima is the largest ship to base itself in the UAE for the annual cruise season so far → Read More

How to do UAE National Day like it's 1971

Not much remains of old Abu Dhabi but these six experiences allow you to time travel → Read More

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives in UAE on state visit

Mohammed bin Salman visits Abu Dhabi for the second time this year, as ties strengthen → Read More

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives in UAE

Mohammed bin Salman visits Abu Dhabi for the second time in a year → Read More

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to arrive in UAE on state visit

Mohammed bin Salman to visit Abu Dhabi as ties strengthen → Read More

Top US medical clinic to jointly manage new Abu Dhabi mega hospital

Mayo Clinic counts US presidents and Arab royalty among its patients → Read More

Cloud-seeding not responsible for UAE storms, confirms National Centre of Meteorology

Forecasters say the weather is typical for this time of year → Read More

Dubai airshow: inside the one part of a fighter jet that cannot fail

New seat ejector favoured by the US Air Force on display at Dubai Airshow → Read More

New video shows progress on Abu Dhabi's stunning Zayed National Museum

Construction ramps up at the sprawling site on Saadiyat Island → Read More

UAE and Egypt launch $20bn joint investment platform

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah El Sisi also receives the country's highest civilian honour during visit to Emirates → Read More