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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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 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.
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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April 1, 2014
For one woman, the end of her marriage proved the beginning of a new path. It has led her to stability, happiness and an inspiring career as a personal consultant who aims to help clients’ self-development, Asmaa Al Hameli reports
March 30, 2014
Many would-be mothers in the UAE have little comprehension of what role a midwife plays during childbirth.
March 25, 2014
“Seeing dead children is one of the toughest,” said Maitha Al Katibe, 25, who has been a paramedic for the past four years in Dubai.
March 25, 2014
A study by the Economist Intelligence Unit shows that a growing number of Emirati women in traditionally male-dominated fields could boost the economy by 12 per cent.
March 23, 2014
Among Sheikha Fatima’s achievements highlighted at the event were her establishment and leading of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, in 2003, and her role as chairwoman of the General Women's Union.
March 22, 2014
“I’m proud to be one of the first female security guards who is a local,” Mariam Mohamad Abdulrahman said through a translator. “I feel like I am serving my nation.”
March 15, 2014
In a statement delivered at a session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, the chairwoman of the General Women's Union said the UAE leadership believed in female empowerment.
February 26, 2014
Worth 100 Men: Identifying the Role of Media in Women’s Empowerment gathers experts in the UAE to discuss women's role in society and at home.
February 26, 2014
Maj Amina Al Bloushi has been recognised as one of the most outstanding police officers in the world by the International Police Association in the US.
February 22, 2014
Mariam Al Halami hopes to become the UAE Minister of Education, changing policy along the way.
February 17, 2014
The passing on Sunday of Susan Hillyard will leave a void in the lives and memories of all who met her.
February 9, 2014
The decision came following directives by Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.
February 2, 2014
Debate on scrapping foundation year at state universities and the situations of abandoned women in the UAE will resume on Tuesday at the Federal National Council.
February 1, 2014
Many newlyweds are opting to live away from their family and this trend is a good thing, experts say.