In pictures: Leaders attend UAE and Egypt’s joint military exercise Zayed 1
Leaders from the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt attend a joint military exercise, “Zayed 1” between the UAE and Egyptian armed forces in the Western Region.
In pictures: Best business images of the week to March 12
In pictures: This week's list of business images includes refugee carpet makers in Peshawar; coal energy in Germany and protests at IBM's factory in China.
Porsche, McLaren, and LaFerrari hybrids are best
The Porsche 918 Spyder, McLaren P1 and the LaFerrari set the pace eco-style.
Video: Nepal aim to prove they belong at T20 World Cup
Nepal's cricketers will make their debut at a global event when they play at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh this month. Produced by Paul Radley
In pictures: 10 things not to miss at Design Days Dubai
Top ten things not to miss at Design Days Dubai.
Best photography from around the world today
The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world.
March 6, 2013
Banks in the Emirates are finding lucrative opportunities in the shift in the oil trade towards Asia as the US shale gas revolution diminishes the importance of the world's largest economy to the Middle East.
February 24, 2013
The world's biggest lender Industrial and Commercial Bank of China signalled confidence in the Middle East after expanding across the region.
August 30, 2012
Money sent home by Chinese companies from the Middle East surged seven-fold in the first six months of the year, underscoring the deepening relationship between the UAE and the world's second-largest economy.
August 24, 2011
ICBC, the world's biggest bank, reports a doubling of profits and reveals its ambitions to take on the UAE's retail banks in courting Chinese customers.
July 31, 2011
Banks bet that Middle Eastern companies are ready to give up the greenback in favour of Chinese yuan as they trade with the Asian nation.