Rare snowfall blankets the UAE’s tallest peak

Rare snowfall blankets the UAE’s tallest peak

A cold snap sent temperatures plunging across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 5 February, as four inches of snow fell on the UAE’s tallest peak, Jabal Jais. Those brave enough braced against the freezing weather to play in the snow, in the mountainous area of Ras al-Khaimah. 21 days ago
Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine protesters demonstrate outside Downing Street

Pro-Israel and pro-Palestine protesters demonstrate outside Downing Street

Hundreds of protesters demonstrated outside of 10 Downing Street on Monday 6 February, as UK prime minister Theresa May welcomed Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Two separate demonstrations took place side-by-side in Westminster, one against Netanyahus visit, and one for it. IBTimes UK spoke to protesters at each rally about why they have attended the demonstrations and what they make of the state visit. 21 days ago
Donald Trump ice sculpture unveiled at Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan

Donald Trump ice sculpture unveiled at Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan

The annual Sapporo Snow Festival has kicked off in Japan, unveiling huge ice sculptures of iconic monuments, movie and TV characters and even US President Donald Trump. 2017 marks the 68th year of the festival, and it will showcase more than 200 sculptures before it comes to an end on 12 February. 21 days ago