Region in focus - April 18, 2014
The best images of the last seven days from around the Gulf and across the Middle East.
In pictures: Penthouse flat is height of Dubai luxury living
A five-bedroom penthouse in Ocean Heights in Dubai Marina is on sale for Dh25 million and comes with a private pool and an unparalleled view of Dubai.
Video: Local reactions to a national fishing ban
A federal fishing ban has been imposed by the UAE federal government, but local authorities are taking diiferent approaches to implementing the ban. Two fishermen tell two very different sides of the story. Produced by Paul O'Driscoll
Hamburg the dinosaur’s time may be up in Bundesliga
Ever-present for 51 years in the German top-flight, Hamburg face the prospect of relegation, writes Ian Hawkey.
In pictures: Hot cars at New York International Auto Show
With more than 1 million visitors annually, the New York International Auto Show is one of the most important shows for the US car industry. Here are some of the vehicles to be shown in this year’s edition.
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.
March 27, 2014
A British Museum collection of 100 artefacts will attempt to span civilisation from a 2 million-year-old axe from Tanzania to a Sharia-compliant credit card issued in the UAE. But hurry, the exhibition opening on April 23 at Saadiyat Island only...
March 25, 2014
The Tourism Development and Investment Company has put up for sale a new building at Saadiyat Beach Residences.
March 18, 2014
The master developer of Saadiyat Island, Tourism Development & Investment Company, is set to start selling another 70 apartments at the second phase of its Saadiyat Beach Residences project at the end of the month.
March 13, 2014
A 14,494 square foot Saadiyat Island villa overlooking a golf course is on the market for the exact figure of Dh27,582,489.
March 13, 2014
Saadiyat Island is finally becoming the destination everyone hoped it would be. There is now a tranche of upmarket housing that boasts a wealth of amenities and luxury. Among them is a twelve-bathroom six-bedroom bastion of good taste to tantalise...
March 12, 2014
More than 160 items will be showcased as part of the Birth of a Museum exhibit in the Louvre's Napoleon Hall starting from May 2.
March 2, 2014
A discharge of ballast water from an unknown water vessel caused a minor oil spill along St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort beach and the Park Hyatt Hotel beach on Saadiyat Island last month, the environment agency said on Sunday.
February 18, 2014
An emergency team from the Environment Agency in Abu Dhabi immediately visited the site and conducted an initial assessment confirming the occurrence of a minor oil spill.
January 16, 2014
Golfer Adam Scott is selling his Abu Dhabi home - and throwing in a round of gold to sweeten the deal.
January 14, 2014
Organisers and tourism authorities expect the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship to be a big draw for visitors, as the emirate grows as a golfing destination.
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...
November 25, 2013
The Tourism Development and Investment Company said the award underlined its dedication to sustainability in projects such as Louvre Abu Dhabi
November 19, 2013
Aurelie Filippetti, the French Minister of Culture and Communication, said Emirati art and culture will be integrated into the Louvre Abu Dhabi project.
October 31, 2013
Twitterverse abuzz after David Hasselhoff was seen posing for a photoshoot on Saadiyat Island beach in his famous red Baywatch trunks.