Sarah Geronimo bringing her Perfect 10 concert to Abu Dhabi
Sarah Geronimo, the Filipina superstar, is bringing her Perfect 10 concert to the du Forum on Yas Island.
Dh1 billion Falcon Island takes flight under solar power in Ras Al Khaimah
All of the electricity for homes, street lighting, water desalination and cooling will be generated on the island, which will feature 150 luxury villas and mansions with private beaches.
Who’s sitting in that aircraft seat?
Interpol reckon up to 40 million lost or stolen passports and identity papers are scattered over the world. Yet many countries do not follow the UAE’s lead and make regular checks on Interpol’s database, making it easy for the fake papers to be used globally.
In pictures: India’s health and fitness guru Mickey Mehta
Mickey Mehta, whose client list reads like a who’s who of India’s elite, describes himself as a “holistic health guru” and “a life coach and philosopher”.
Fast & Furious’s Don Omar talks about the late Paul Walker
The Puerto Rican singer Don Omar opens up about the death of his friend, Paul Walker, and his performance at the Dubai Music Awards later this year.
Best photography from around the world today
The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world.
February 22, 2014
Algeria's president Abdelaziz Bouteflika will run for reelection in April's polls, according to his political ally prime minister Abdelmalek Sellal.
February 13, 2014
In thick fog, Algerian investigators search the wreckage of a military aircraft that crashed into a mountain on Tuesday, killing 77 people
February 12, 2014
Transport plane carrying military personnel and their relatives crashes in mountainous area in eastern Algeria, killing at least 103 people.
February 11, 2014
One survivor was found in an Algerian military plane crash that was thought to have killed all aboard
November 10, 2013
As Algeria embarks on plans to double its gas output in the next seven to 10 years, it will struggle to draw global oil firms because of its tough demands, security concerns and slow bureaucracy.
October 31, 2013
The contract is a shot in the arm for the British-based oilfield services provider, which has operations in the UAE, after a disappointing year because of delays in the start-up of another gas project in Algeria.
September 12, 2013
"You never miss the water 'til the well runs dry" is an old idiom that is becoming a harsh reality for the Middle East and North Africa region and globally. Water scarcity is now this century's imminent greatest problem, a clear and...
September 6, 2013
Businessman nicknamed 'Zorro of the niqab' for his support of French Muslim women fined for covering their faces in public is standing for the Algerian presidency. Colin Randall reports
July 5, 2013
An outburst of hostile rhetoric between Morocco and Algeria reflects a historic animosity rooted in irreconcilable differences over Western Sahara.
July 2, 2013
The Algerian war caused a huge diaspora of artists and intellectuals from the country, including the students at a conservatory. Some have reunited almost five decades later and now tour the world playing the songs of their homeland.
May 30, 2013
UAE Foreign Minister discusses relations with Algerian PM.
May 29, 2013
Relations between the UAE and Algeria are growing from strength to strength, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, the Foreign Minister, said yesterday.
May 28, 2013
Khelifa Hanouti, accused of illegally shipping the children abroad with the help of a notary, is jailed 12 years while six French suspects are sentenced in absentia.
May 26, 2013
Analysis: As Abdelaziz Bouteflika recovers in France, the men who are mentioned as possible successors are younger. Alice Fordham writes