Lionel Richie dishes out the hits to Dubai crowd
At his Dubai concert on Thursday, Richie greeted the audience with “Yalla habibi” – a statement of intent as his energy rarely let up.
Tyrese reunited with Fazza
Tyrese today posted on his social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) his pleasure at being reunited with the Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
In pictures: Adventure in the desert at Abu Dhabi's Qasr Al Sarab
Mohammad Ashfaq, an adventure guide at the Qasr Al Sarab resort, Abu Dhabi, showcases a day in his working life.
Martinez v Moyes is a clash of purist v puritan
Roberto Martinez’s positivity made him the perfect choice in 2013 to manage Everton and to build on the solid foundations David Moyes had left.
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
Region in focus - April 18, 2014
The best images of the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.
February 12, 2013
The discipline has been dropped from the list of 25 core sports, and must battle for its inclusion from 2020 onwards with the likes of wakeboarding and baseball.
December 5, 2012
Take our poll: A member of the National Olympic Committee confirms to The National at the Host Cities Summit held at Meydan that they will be bidding for the 2024 Games.
November 11, 2012
They compete with the best in the world - so why aren't the UAE's national cycling team household names?
September 7, 2012
The six Olympic medals from the nation of 1.2 billion has been hailed both a success and a disappointment.
August 24, 2012
Building a strong squad in two years' time one the new senior team coach's top priorities.
August 15, 2012
The coach behind the UAE Olympic squad's journey to London 2012 has been confirmed as the new manager of the country's national side.
August 12, 2012
As the English capital prepares for life after the party, Paul Radley runs the rule over the Olympics, from proud parents to plucky participants, from sore losers to poor losers
August 10, 2012
Changing of nationalities is not just for the opportunist, it can be a way of inspiring future generations, writes Paul Radley.
August 9, 2012
In Pictures: Team UAE at London 2012
August 8, 2012
UAE triple jumper Mohammed Abbas Darwish has vowed to put his disappointment from London 2012 behind him and return to the big stage in four years' time.
August 8, 2012
Liu Xiang falls at the first, ending the Olympic dream of the former world record holder.
August 7, 2012
The UAE's first female track Olympian failed to finish among the qualifiers in her heat, but the Federation predicts a ‘bright future’ for the 20-year-old.
August 7, 2012
The UAE's final hope of claiming a shooting medal at London 2012 has ended after Dhaher Al Aryani failed to qualify for the Men's Trap final.
August 6, 2012
The UAE triple jumper has come on leaps and bounds under the tutelage of his Bulgarian coach, writes Paul Radley.