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.
UAE cricket generation’s gap to end, but lesson in history stays for amateurs
The feat of 1996 heroes will be repeated after an 18-year wait but some of the stars tell Paul Radley that nothing has changed for the amateur cricketers who work six days a week.
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.
February 18, 2014
The inaugural Dubai Food Festival kicks off with a two-day carnival featuring celebrity chefs, cooking competitions, food tents and live entertainment ranging from stand-up comedy to musical performances.
February 12, 2014
To fry at home, you’ll need to be able to tolerate messes and make peace with calories: there is no neat or virtuous way to go about it.
February 11, 2014
We round-up the first week of Gourmet Abu Dhabi – talking to its impressive cast of international culinary stars – and highlight more of the not-to-be-missed events in the coming week.
January 21, 2014
Flying Etihad first class is nothing less than a once-in-a-lifetime trip, where an exclusive restaurant meets a five-star hotel in the sky. One of their in-flight chefs shares some first-class recipes you can prepare at home.
January 20, 2014
A special needs centre in Fujairah is churning out superior chocolates, all made by the young Emirati students taking the popular workshop.
January 5, 2014
The once popular soft drink, namlet, had all but disappeared when the Emirati restaurant tycoon Hamed Hareb – who remembered it fondly as a treat from his childhood – decided to try to revive it, complete with its traditonal...
December 31, 2013
It’s the traditional Arabic sweets shops' wares that I tend to favour – dated storefronts with modest interiors, concealed from street view and found on the ground floors of old residential buildings.
December 26, 2013
I like great coffee, but I won’t suffer for it, and I’d rather drink Nescafe than clean a French press pot every morning of my life.
November 28, 2013
New York has cheesecake; Philadelphia has cheesesteaks. Chicago has deep-dish pizza, and the UAE – it has the Chips Oman sandwich.
November 24, 2013
A UAE-based chef teaches us three Emirati dishes to serve at a National Day feast.
November 20, 2013
Most of the flavours available at Mama Tani cafe stay true to what you might find on an Emirati table on any given Friday. In fact, Mama Tani calls itself 'a taste of home'.
November 14, 2013
A profile of Hamdan Khouri, a 19-year-old Emirati who is a man of many talents.
November 12, 2013
Dubai is hosting its first significant showcase for Emirati cuisine via the World Hospitality Championship.
October 23, 2013
Arabs are fiercely dedicated to the particular blended za’atar of their motherlands, claiming their national version to be the best, unequivocally.