Region in focus - April 18, 2014
The best images of the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.
In pictures: Penthouse flat is height of Dubai luxury living
A five-bedroom penthouse in Ocean Heights in Dubai Marina is on sale for Dh25 million and comes with a private pool and an unparalleled view of Dubai.
Video: Local reactions to a national fishing ban
A federal fishing ban has been imposed by the UAE federal government, but local authorities are taking diiferent approaches to implementing the ban. Two fishermen tell two very different sides of the story. Produced by Paul O'Driscoll
New Southampton owner leading club’s resurgence from the shadows
Katharina Liebherr keeping with family tradition and letting others dominate the spotlight
In pictures: Hot cars at New York International Auto Show
With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the US car industry. Here are some of the vehicles to be shown in this year’s edition.
Fast & Furious 7 filming in full swing at Emirates Palace
Filming for Fast & Furious 7 has started and we have the first photos of the cast and crew on set at Emirates Palace hotel this morning. Visitors staying at Emirates Palace say they have been kept away from certain areas in the grounds.
April 13, 2014
PCB finalised a two-Test and three one-day match series in Sri Lanka, which is likely to interrupt off-spinner’s stint with Worcestershire for whom he also played in 2011.
April 11, 2014
As the UAE prepares to host the opening 20 matches of this season’s Indian Premier League, The National is looking back at 16 memorable moments from the first six stagings of the competition.
April 8, 2014
Find out who made it to the composite side, in our view.
April 8, 2014
India legend bats for former teammate following World Twenty20 final defeat to Sri Lanka.
April 6, 2014
Veteran left-hander Kumar Sangakkara knocked a 35-ball 52 not out in his last Twenty20 match to guide the Sri Lankan chase of a modest 131-run target in 17.5 overs at a packed Sher-e-Bangla Stadium.
April 5, 2014
Sri Lanka face a daunting test of nerves from dominant India in Sunday’s all-Asian World Twenty20 final in Dhaka that is rich with incentives for both teams.
April 5, 2014
Sri Lanka's one-man wrecking crew Lasith Malinga will need to be on top of his game on Sunday if his side are to beat an India side that, led by Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, have been prolific with the bat.
April 3, 2014
West Indies had reached 80 for four off 13.5 overs in pursuit of a victory target of 161 when the players were forced from the pitch by a heavy rain and hail storm.
April 2, 2014
From the India pair of Ravichandran Ashwin and Amit Mishra to the West Indies duo of Samuel Badree and Sunil Narine, to South Africa's Imran Tahir and Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath, spinners are set to decide the World Twenty20.
March 31, 2014
The spinner rocked New Zealand in Chittagong as they set about chasing a modest 120-run total while England's nightmare winter hits new low with a final World Twenty20 loss to Netherlands in Bangladesh.
March 27, 2014
Opener Alex Hales smashed a maiden hundred to help England upset No 1-ranked Sri Lankain their ICC World Twenty20 match at Chittagong on Thursday night.
March 25, 2014
Tourists play two seven ODIs, one Twenty20 and two Tests.
March 24, 2014
Holland are out to the lowest total in Twenty20 internationals as Sri Lanka close in on semi-final spot.
March 22, 2014
Kusal Perera fifty sets up Sri Lanka's imposing total before Lasith Malinga and Nuwan Kulasekara limit Proteas charge at Chittagong.