From the UAE Tour in Dubai to a camel festival in Oman – today’s best pictures from the Gulf


A visitor looks at a section of British contemporary artist Sacha Jafri’s painting ‘The Journey of Humanity’ in Dubai. AFP

The fourth round of Al Bashayer Arabian Camel Festival begins in the Wilayat of Adam in the Dakhiliyah governorate in Oman. Oman News Agency

Rijal Almaa in Asir, south-west Saudi Arabia. Saudi Press Agency

Worshippers listen to the Friday sermon at the Grand Mosque in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. SPA

A Kuwaiti man holds a national flag as he rides a horse in Kuwait City during celebrations to mark the country’s 60th National Day and the 30th anniversary of its liberation from Iraqi occupation. AFP

Riders compete in the sixth stage of the UAE Cycling Tour from Deira Islands to Palm Jumeirah. AFP