Best photography from around the world April 24
The National View's photo editors pick the best of the day from around the world
Sarah Geronimo brings her star power to Abu Dhabi this weekend
Ahead of her Abu Dhabi concert on Thursday night, we take a look at the Filipina singer Sarah Geronimo’s extraordinary career.
1001 Inventions: in praise of Islam’s gifts to the world
Down the centuries, from camera obscura to designing a sail that allowed early seafarers to tack into the wind, Muslim scientists have made many significant contributions to science. Rym Ghazal and Asmaa Al Hameli visit an exhibition in Sharjah that celebrates those contributions
Earn cash back with the IPL cricket in the UAE
Dunia finance promotion allows cricket lovers to earn up to 6 per cent unlimited cash back on any spending they make on a day when an IPL match is played in the UAE.
Iran’s love of cars survives devastating sanctions
Sanctions and energy subsidy reductions might have hurt the Iranian automotive industry. But car makers at one factory are still optimistic, Yeganeh Salehi reports from Tehran
Disney confirms that Star Wars: Episode 7 is filming in Abu Dhabi desert
Disney yesterday confirmed that the filming of Star Wars: Episode 7 is taking place in the desert in Abu Dhabi.
February 24, 2014
The marina, covering 1,530 metres, will include walking and jogging tracks and restaurants.
January 16, 2014
Thanks to a building boom, Abu Dhabi has a very different profile and now boasts four of the tallest buildings in the Middle East, Nick Leech writes.
January 7, 2014
Dubai Municipality issues order to keep the city clean and safe by ordering landlords to carry out maintenance or demolish the buildings completely.
October 2, 2013
Abu Dhabi Municipality found 645 homes in breach of its building laws in a recent inspection.
May 3, 2013
In addition to the unsightly nature of abandoned homes, some residents are dissatisfied at the lack of phone signal, petrol stations and ATMs.
August 23, 2012
Dubai Municipality has pulled out its wrecking ball to deal with abandoned buildings in the emirate.
August 4, 2012
Heritage activists are campaigning to save what they say is iconic architecture from the capital's early boom, period but they will have to overcome a lack of appreciation for the recent past.
May 20, 2012
A national standard of regulations for the safe removal of cancer-causing asbestos from buildings is needed, experts say.
October 6, 2011
Municipality says dilapidated properties are a magnet for crime, a security risk and a threat to health and safety.