In pictures: Leaders attend UAE and Egypt’s joint military exercise Zayed 1
Leaders from the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt attend a joint military exercise, “Zayed 1” between the UAE and Egyptian armed forces in the Western Region.
In pictures: Best business images of the week to March 12
In pictures: This week's list of business images includes refugee carpet makers in Peshawar; coal energy in Germany and protests at IBM's factory in China.
Porsche, McLaren, and LaFerrari hybrids are best
The Porsche 918 Spyder, McLaren P1 and the LaFerrari set the pace eco-style.
UAE cricket generation’s gap to end, but lesson in history stays for amateurs
The feat of 1996 heroes will be repeated after an 18-year wait but some of the stars tell Paul Radley that nothing has changed for the amateur cricketers who work six days a week.
In pictures: 10 things not to miss at Design Days Dubai
Top ten things not to miss at Design Days Dubai.
Best photography from around the world today
The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world.
March 9, 2014
The National takes a look at how the UAE has changed since the Emirates Institution for Advanced Science & Technology launched its first satellite in space on July 29, 2009.
February 24, 2014
“Based on the texts, it is not permissible to travel to Mars and never to return if life is not possible there," said the General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Endowments following calls by Mars One to cancel an earlier fatwa.
February 21, 2014
The General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowment said in an edict that travel to the red planet would be so hazardous as to be suicidal and killing oneself is not permitted by Islam.
February 15, 2014
The Emirates Mobile Observatory is also seeking to become part of the International Astronomical Union's network of robotic telescopes for conducting astronomical research.
January 19, 2014
After 10 years and 7 billion kilometres, the first spacecraft to try to land on a comet is close to its target – provided the scientists can wake up up the probe.
January 5, 2014
More than 200,000 people applied for the chance to be part of Earth’s first colony on Mars and only 1,058 were picked. Khalid Al Jaaidi who was born and bred in Dubai was one of them.
January 2, 2014
It may be shot from an unfamiliar angle but on close inspection, this spectacular image clearly outlines the coastline of the UAE - capturing the Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman conurbation; Abu Dhabi and Al Ain all in one frame.
December 30, 2013
Dubai will reach for the stars with the first 100 per cent Arab satellite designed and built by Emiratis.
December 29, 2013
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid salutes plans for Khalifa-Sat as a tribute to both historic Arab innovation and a new generation of scientists.
December 11, 2013
More than 1,000 images, from Mecca to Vegas, have been received from DubaiSat-2 since its launch a few weeks ago, and the satellite is now just about ready to start providing the government with images.
November 26, 2013
More than 180 people spent Monday evening at Zubair camp just outside Dubai to try and catch a glimpse of Comet Ison, but poor visibility scuppered their viewing.
November 16, 2013
The Chelyabinsk event highlighted the inadequacies of current methods for spotting space objects before they strike Earth and the importance of commoners' observations to science.
November 12, 2013
Space Expedition Corporation is offering an hour-long flight on Lynx Mark 1 as early as next year on a genuine out-of-this-world experience – at just Dh367,000 per person.
November 4, 2013
Final preparations have begun ahead of the launch of Dubai Sat-2, which is expected to blast into orbit before the end of the year.