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.
April 6, 2014
The very crux of parenting, the very secret of a happy marriage, the very basic need of a productive and competent individual, is, ultimately, sleep.
April 1, 2014
For one woman, the end of her marriage proved the beginning of a new path. It has led her to stability, happiness and an inspiring career as a personal consultant who aims to help clients’ self-development, Asmaa Al Hameli reports
March 30, 2014
Gwyneth Paltrow announced her separation from husband Chris Martin in a poignant message titled Conscious Uncoupling. But what does the phrase mean?
March 2, 2014
The Sharjah Family Guidance Department receives complaints and helps mediate disputes in families.
December 8, 2013
I like to make a big deal out of every happy occasion that happens to call for decorations and celebrations and a genuine feeling of happiness and warmth. With Ramadan and Eid, it’s a religious, happy time for us. With Christmas, it’s...
November 10, 2013
I am no good as a mom to Baby A if I don’t have an equally exhausted mom-friend to complain to.
November 7, 2013
How are Emirati women’s attitudes changing towards marriage in today’s UAE?
August 18, 2013
Mr T and I have been going through some extreme measures to meet other couples with kids who are similar in age to Baby A.
July 24, 2013
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge reveal their baby boy, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem welcome a daughter, and Amanda Bynes is put on psychiatric hold.
June 23, 2013
There's no question that the quality of our relationship has suffered because we're just so preoccupied with the baby, and too tired to pay attention to ourselves.
June 17, 2013
A few weeks ago, Baby A fell off the bed. It was perhaps the most horrifying moment of my life.
April 15, 2013
Setting up a separate Facebook page for our little dictator where I can collate all those photos of her that I love posting online might not be such a bad idea.
March 18, 2013
With age - and with parenthood - comes a whole new understanding of responsiblity.
March 4, 2013
The constant worry that comes with parenthood was a surprise for Hala and Mr T.