A home of their own for Indian expats
Thanks to the fall in value of the rupee, many non-resident Indians find themselves well positioned to buy a property back home. But with elections coming up amid continuing uncertainty, timing is crucial.
In pictures: Dubai ‘ghost tower’ gets breath of life
Shams 1, a tower of 317 apartments completed by master developer Dubai Properties Group back in 2006, but has lain mostly empty throughout Dubai property's boom and bust years, is finally coming to the market.
In pictures: Dubai Police’s new super boat
As well as its fleet of supercars, Dubai Police now has a new super boat.
Siege of Syrian arms depot exposes chemical weapons fears
Detailed accounts describe military commanders from the US, Europe and Arab states scrambling to make sure the weapons did not fall into the hands of Al Qaeda-affiliated rebels after information emerged the bunker could contain sarin gas.
In pictures: 2014 Geneva Motor Show displays the stylish and conceptual
The 84th edition of the show opens its doors with a vast array of stunning cars, and creative design and engineering.
Milena Martinou is finding a way to get in her fitness kicks
Milena Martinou has a degree in finance and she does not have an aggressive streak. Remember that as she co-headlines Fight Night on Friday night at Du Forum on Yas Island.
January 6, 2014
Emiratis should leave their passports at home and become tourists in their own country, the Federal National Council heard recently. By doing so, they enjoy their break and gain a deeper understanding of their own country. Here, seven Emiratis...
December 23, 2013
Meet Mahueba, pin-up of the beauty contests. The youngster already has her own theme songs and reams of poetry in praise of her.
December 22, 2013
A group of ambassadors visited the Western Region on Saturday, touring Al Dhafra Festival and Shams 1.
December 19, 2013
Judges pick the most beautiful camels at this year's Al Dhafra Festival in the Western Region.
November 13, 2013
Now in its fourth year, the event will celebrate the legacy of Sheikh Zayed and include camel racing, falconry and an Emirati heritage village.
November 10, 2013
Camel racing season is here – and this week, The National launches a new blog about a year in the life of a debutant camel.
October 30, 2013
Camels from across the Arabian Peninsula will compete in a contest next month where prizes total Dh4 million.
September 18, 2013
A camel underwent two hours of surgery to remove pieces of metal, rope and undigested food after its digestive system collapsed.
September 17, 2013
A Sudanese camel trainer has drowned in Sharjah after trying to rescue an animal in distress.
September 5, 2013
The annual camel auction at Adihex is a public event, a chance for city slickers to get a glimpse into a sport that is normally consigned to dusty tracks.
August 26, 2013
Excitement is building for this year's Adihex, as more than 100,000 visitors are expected to attend the Abu Dhabi Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition this year.
August 13, 2013
Dubai centre collaborates with Harvard Medical School for camel gene research project.
July 1, 2013
Dubai company will export camel milk products to EU countries this week.
June 15, 2013
Camel Reproduction Centre is looking at the difference between pregnant and non-pregnant camels to help understand how they prepare for pregnancy and to increase the number of camels.