In pictures: Where Abu Dhabi rents have risen and fallen, Q1 2014
Find out how rental prices in the prime locations in Abu Dhabi have altered during the first three months of the year and the current rates you will pay according to data provided by Asteco.
What Star Wars fans say is going on in Abu Dhabi’s desert
We may still not know exactly what The National caught pictures of in the Abu Dhabi desert last week, but the online community has had plenty to say. Here are some of the best bits.
Time frame: It’s all going swimmingly
Built on what was originally a public park, Ain Al Faida - the flowing source - became one of the country’s first resort hotels when it opened in the mid 1970s.
Saudi’s Kingdom Tower set to go skywards as it aims for world’s tallest building tag
Above ground construction work due to start next week in Jeddah, after months of testing and preparation work.
In pictures: Meet China’s Jia Ruhan, no ordinary pop star
Jia Ruhan is being groomed by Chinese authorities to become a global pop star as a way of expand its cultural influence worldwide.
Fast & Furious in Abu Dhabi, a social media frenzy
Fast & Furious 7 wraps up an eventful and much-anticipated week of filming in the capital. Let's take a look at what went on via the key players' social media, while they were enjoying the delights of the desert.
February 20, 2014
Operating profit stood at Dh350.8 million, with the company citing one-off charges hindering the delivery of higher profit.
January 2, 2014
Crude is already being kept in storage as permission from Baghdad is awaited.
May 9, 2013
RAK Petroleum has bought a small oil company with assets in Cote d'Ivoire, expanding its footprint beyond the Middle East.
May 8, 2013
Profits at DNO, the part-UAE-owned oil company, have fallen by half on the back of suspended exports from the Kurdish region of Iraq.
April 30, 2013
Somaliland hopes that exploration by international oil companies will unearth reserves similar to those in neighbouring Yemen.
September 20, 2012
A breakthrough deal between Baghdad and Erbil will allow UAE companies with assets in Kurdistan to cash in.
August 1, 2012
DNO International, a Norwegian oil and gas producer merged with RAK Petroleum, has continued a share buyback programme launched after an unsuccessful takeover attempt of a Canadian competitor.
July 14, 2012
DNO International, the Norwegian oil and gas producer merged with the UAE's RAK Petroleum, has withdrawn its hostile takeover bid for Calvalley, after it emerged that the Canadian producer is considering an increase of its stake in a Yemeni...
May 18, 2012
What's Up: Ras Al Khaimah's sukuk is in high demand, for reasons that probably have little to do with the fact that Real Madrid is building an island...
September 13, 2011
Kurdish oil exports have fallen to a third of their usual levels, and an Iraqi oil official says the reason is Baghdad's delay in paying for the crude.
September 6, 2011
A Norwegian company that pumps oil in Iraqi Kurdistan and RAK Petroleum have agreed to merge, giving the Oslo company a lifeline while it waits for oil payments from Baghdad.