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Star Wars: Episode VII evidence in Abu Dhabi desert
After more than a week of speculation, The National has what are believed to be the first photos of a Star Wars shoot in the Abu Dhabi desert.
Amir Khan says bout with Luis Collazo ‘will steal the show’ in Las Vegas on May 3
British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan says his fight with Luis Collazo will be the main attraction on same fight card led by Floyd Mayweather Jr and Marcos Maidana, writes Omar Al Raisi.
In pictures: Fishing communities in the Northern Emirates
Fishermen in Fujairah and Umm Al Qaiwain worry that new regulations to protect fish stocks are harming their trade. We look at both communities through the lens of our photographers.
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.
In pictures: Al Maryah Island rises in Abu Dhabi
Al Maryah has been chosen as the site for Abu Dhabi’s first financial free zone, the Abu Dhabi Global Market, and construction activity in the island has been at a fast pace.
August 27, 2012
Zayed University's new Dh3.7 billion campus in Khalifa City, which opened to students in September last year, has helped to put the UAE's higher education on the world map.
August 21, 2012
The Princess Tower apartment block in Dubai holds the Guinness record for world's tallest residential tower and rises 413.4 metres above Dubai Marina.
August 19, 2012
The Umm Royal guard tower, one of Dubai's most significant historical landmarks, is awaiting the completion of the Metro so it can be rebuilt.
August 14, 2012
Poised over the Yas Marina Circuit, the Yas Viceroy hotel has become an Abu Dhabi landmark.
August 7, 2012
Ajman Academy designers are creating a school that will make education an enjoyable experience.
June 26, 2012
The 149-metre tall office tower was inaugurated by Queen Elizabeth in 1979 and was the tallest building in the Arab world until the completion of the Burj Al Arab 20 years later.
June 15, 2012
Abu Dhabi and Dubai are famous for ground-breaking architecture, but this flair isn't confined to the large cities. Anna Zacharias takes a tour of some spectacular Northern Emirates homes.