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
New Southampton owner leading club’s resurgence from the shadows
Katharina Liebherr keeping with family tradition and letting others dominate the spotlight
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.
April 16, 2014
The United National Development Programme has formed a partnership with the UAE-based Clean Energy Business Council
April 16, 2014
Installation will start in residential buildings before moving to Government-owned structures and buildings in the private sector.
April 14, 2014
Saeed Al Tayer of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority says charging stations could be placed in malls or hotels for the environmentally-friendly vehicles.
April 13, 2014
With large parts of Australia being covered by arid or semi-arid land, the country faces similar challenges to the UAE.
April 9, 2014
A woman from Fujairah said she wants to help the environment and be able to work in alternative sources of energy.
April 3, 2014
Ten teens took a two-week environmental expedition to Antarctica last month with the first man to walk both the north and south poles, Robert Swan.
April 3, 2014
The International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) was officially established on April 4, 2011, following a three-year preparation period that included the selection of Abu Dhabi as its host.
April 1, 2014
The more stringent requirements for new buildings have helped create a market for green materials and technologies, while increasing knowledge among industry professionals.
March 29, 2014
As new rules come into force banning iridescent lightbulbs, experts are asking what the UAE has planned for all the mercury left over from long-life, low-energy bulbs that will take their place
March 22, 2014
A scientist at Masdar Institute is developing the first UAE-specific all-in-one wastewater treatment system - one that aims to treat wastewater in a way that costs much less than the usual treatment methods.
March 20, 2014
The purity of the water is key to smooth operation of the world's largest choreographed fountain display.
March 19, 2014
The project, which would involve capturing and cleaning gases from the Al Warsan plant that are currently flared, should be up-and-running within a year.
March 8, 2014
Chemists think they may have found a material able to make seawater drinkable.
March 4, 2014
Officials from more than 30 countries attended the Partnership for Action on a Green Economy conference which aims to encourage efficient use of resources through government policies.