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Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Live from Abu Dhabi Connect the World takes you on a journey across continents, investigating the stories that are changing our world.

Life under ISIS parodied in Iraqi TV show

October 21st, 2014
05:06 PM ET

Black humor can often calm our nerves when we're confronting our darkest fears. For people living in Bagjdad, the threat of living under ISIS rule has become very real, as the militants creep closer to the Iraqi capital. A local TV show risks retaliation from the terrorist group by parodying life under them. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.


Filed under:  Breaking News • Middle East • Parting Shots

Arabia's biggest oasis: Exploring Salalah

October 7th, 2014
10:22 AM ET

When you think of the Arabian peninsula, you probably think of sand, scorching sun and camels. Well, Salalah in southern Oman certainly has camels. But each summer, you might struggle to find them as the monsoon brings rain and thick mist to the region. "Inside the Middle East" Producer Jon Jensen and Photojournalist Al Skene give us an insight into the challenges and thrills of filming in Arabia's hidden green corner.


Filed under:  General • Middle East • Parting Shots • Photography

Away from the protests: Hidden Hong Kong

October 2nd, 2014
10:07 AM ET

Recent pro-democracy protests have amplified Hong Kong's reputation as a heaving mass of humanity. Nicol Nicolson shows us the quieter side of the territory.


Filed under:  Asia • China • General • Parting Shots • Photography

Footballs Highlight World's Plastic Problem

June 25th, 2014
10:33 AM ET

Mandy Barker photographs over 700 footballs found on beaches around the world to highlight plastic debris in the ocean.


Filed under:  Activism • Climate change • Environment • Parting Shots • Soccer

Which TV Ads Score at the 2014 World Cup?

June 11th, 2014
06:37 AM ET

The World Cup wouldn't be the World Cup without the innovative, entertaining advertising campaigns that come with it. As with the U.S. Super Bowl, the sport is sometimes a sideline for fans of fantastic TV marketing. Amir Daftari explores the best of the big spenders.


Filed under:  Entertainment • General • Parting Shots • Soccer • Sport
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