2012 in pictures: The best photos from the UAE
It has been a great year 2012 for the UAE. Gulf News photographers delved into the archives to pick out some of their best works that captured the drama of the year gone by. It is difficult to choose from the thousands of pictures but here are a few — the best of the best.
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Barack Obama laid a wreath at Mahatma Gandhi’s memorial at Rajghat and planted a sapling in the complex.
Funeral for Saudi King Abdullah got under way in a cavernous mosque in the capital.
Contestants present a colourful spectacle as they take part in the national costume show