In pictures: Where Abu Dhabi rents have risen and fallen, Q1 2014
Find out how rental prices in the prime locations in Abu Dhabi have altered during the first three months of the year and the current rates you will pay according to data provided by Asteco.
What Star Wars fans say is going on in Abu Dhabi’s desert
We may still not know exactly what The National caught pictures of in the Abu Dhabi desert last week, but the online community has had plenty to say. Here are some of the best bits.
Time frame: It’s all going swimmingly
Built on what was originally a public park, Ain Al Faida - the flowing source - became one of the country’s first resort hotels when it opened in the mid 1970s.
Saudi’s Kingdom Tower set to go skywards as it aims for world’s tallest building tag
Above ground construction work due to start next week in Jeddah, after months of testing and preparation work.
In pictures: Meet China’s Jia Ruhan, no ordinary pop star
Jia Ruhan is being groomed by Chinese authorities to become a global pop star as a way of expand its cultural influence worldwide.
Fast & Furious in Abu Dhabi, a social media frenzy
Fast & Furious 7 wraps up an eventful and much-anticipated week of filming in the capital. Let's take a look at what went on via the key players' social media, while they were enjoying the delights of the desert.
April 16, 2014
Cyprus' deputy foreign minister was part of a delegation to the UAE led by the country's president - the first such trip in more than 20 years.
March 25, 2014
In an effort to encourage trade and tourism between the two countries, the Bangladesh government has granted Emiratis visa on arrival.
February 24, 2014
The new system hopes to address grievances and answer queries to make consular services accessible for the approximately 2.2 million Indians living in the UAE.
February 5, 2014
Emiratis are a step away from visa-free travel to the European Union.Approval has been granted by the EU’s Security and Policy Committee, it was announced on Wednesday.“The endorsement represents the last legal...
January 5, 2014
Police officers in Ajman will work alongside officials from the Ministry of Interior to carry out daily raids in residential, commercial and industrial areas to apprehend anyone found to be flouting the country’s residency laws by living and...
December 11, 2013
The first Emiratis to sign up for visa-free travel to the UK in 2014 have received approval.
November 18, 2013
Authorities arrest 426 illegals in the months of September and October in a clampdown campaign.
November 12, 2013
The new electronic visa waiver will be free, and can be obtained online up to 48 hours before departure replacing the previous time-consuming process.
October 19, 2013
While Article 37 of UAE Labour Law states that an employer can terminate the employee within the probationary period without any issues, the law is a little vague regarding what an employee may do.
August 27, 2013
The GCC secretariat plans to implement a Schengen-style visa to foreigners so they can visit all GCC states on one visa by mid-2014.
August 17, 2013
On your side: Keren Bobker answers readers' questions on resignations and visas.
July 27, 2013
On your side: Our resident consumer advocate answers questions about visas stamped on expired passports.
July 20, 2013
On your side: JM left the UAE for Melbourne, Australia a decade ago - and now his old bank claims he owes it thousands of dirhams on a credit...
June 10, 2013
Abu Dhabi's new passport system, which allows travellers to get through passport control in less than 20 seconds, has registered its first participants.