Dec 30, 2012
On the occasion of the seventh anniversary of his accession, the Ruler of Dubai and Vice President of the UAE has urged residents to celebrate the emirate's 'unknown soldiers'. Read Article 'Honour the workers, not me,' says Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed
Nov 30, 2012
Sheikh Ahmed was a close adviser and maternal cousin to the country's founding President, Sheikh Zayed, and uncle to the President, Sheikh Khalifa. Read Article Leaders pay final respects to UAE media pioneer Sheikh Ahmed
Nov 13, 2012
The saying that behind every great man is a great woman rings particularly true in the Arab world, where the feminine influence is often working to bring change. Read Article 30 years of service to Sharjah
May 18, 2012
Board behind the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for World Peace seek to "spread the inspiring values of Islam throughout the world". Read Article Dubai peace prize aims to rival Nobel in prestige
Dec 31, 2010
One need only look to the thousands of UAE citizens who thronged to Al Rawda Palace in Al Ain this September to see that this year was the year of Sheikh Khalifa. Read Article 2010 shines as a celebration of 'Kulluna Khalifa'
Dec 01, 2010
A film by The National's History Project team which explores the events that lead up to the formation of The United Arab Emirates on December 2 1971. Watch Video Video: The First Day: Birth of a nation
Nov 25, 2010
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Dec 01, 2009
Star Trek's technological feats are ahead of the times - dreamt up almost half a century ago, much of its technology is today a reality. Can’t you beam me up, Scotty?
Action from Malmo and last night's Eurovision Song Contest. In pictures: Eurovision Song Contest 2013
Following the 1948 war, Israeli librarians rushed to collect 30,000 mostly Arabic books from the houses of Jerusalem's prominent Palestinian families. Palestinian activists sue Israel for the return of 6,000 books
Istanbul's famous mosque tries to strike balance between religion and tourism money by providing tourists with coverings. Thomas Seibert reports Turkey tightens Blue Mosque dress code
Dropping out of the top tier could be more of a help than a hurt, comments Paul Radley. Step backward may help UAE rugby move forward
The dialect of the Hebus and Shehhu mountain tribes in Ras Al Khaimah is a living example of the history of the Arabic language's evolution in the region. Video: Talking Shehhi – a dialect from RAK's mountain tribes
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