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 Rolling out the structure for the set. Mona Al Marzooqi / The National

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.

No words can describe this April 17, your captions will

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 The year-long project aims to create a form of social autobiography — the story of Dubai documented by those who know it best, the people who live there.

Zoom in! This is your Dubai in a single image

On our sixth birthday, we are all about pictures. So here is our #mydubai offering. Using zoom.it, explore the city.

 Amir Khan, during a workout at the Gloves Community Centre on March 24, 2014 in Bolton, England, says his fight will be the real main event in Las Vegas on May 3. Alex Livesey/Getty Images

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.

 This Dh17,000 Miele system can prepare your choice of coffee - from capuccino to espresso - at a touch of a button. Pawan Singh / The National

In pictures: Miele puts art in coffee making

Miele has devoted itself to the art of preparing the black liquid with its beautifully designed coffee machines, living up to its mantra of turning kitchens into cafés.


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UAE develops delivery drones to improve government services

February 10, 2014

Authorities are exploring the possibility of using two prototype drones, unveiled at the Government Summit, for faster and more efficient delivery of government services.

Emirates Post issues commemorative stamp for the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon

November 4, 2013

The stamp is on sale now at all main post offices in the UAE and has been issued in a single denomination of Dh3, along with a First Day Cover of Dh4.

FNC passes draft for Empost and Emirates Post merger

June 20, 2012

The law brings the combined company under one budget to try to cut costs, said Obaid Al Tayer, the Minister of State for Financial Affairs.

Mail to be delivered to doorstep under new postal scheme

December 6, 2011

A new system of PO boxes will allow mail to be delivered directly to private homes in Abu Dhabi and Dubai from January 1.

Exhibition puts its stamp on history

October 11, 2011

Other collections at the exhibition will give visitors an insight into how post was sent and received in the region before 1963.

US postal restrictions lifted on UAE packages

August 21, 2011

Rules imposed by Emirates Post on American parcels in wake of printer bomb scare are no longer necessary, says US postal service.

Emirates Post restrictions on US-bound mail called unnecessary

August 20, 2011

Rules imposed by Emirates Post on US parcels in wake of printer bomb scare are no longer needed, US Postal Service says.