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.
Building the future on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island
Nick Leech meets Jassim Al Hammadi, the engineer charged with providing the services that will make the Saadiyat Cultural District tick.
In it for the long haul: flying 16 hours with Emirates to LA
Our executive travel reviewer tries out the business class offering on Emirates' longest A380 route - and finds time passing quickly.
Hard-hitting Chennai not deterred by opening loss in IPL
But some questions remain about the team's attack ahead of Monday's match against Delhi Daredevils in Abu Dhabi, writes Osman Samiuddin.
Lamenting Bur Dubai’s Baithal Ravi Restaurant
When I heard that a fire had ripped through the restaurant known as Ravis in the Bur Dubai district of Dubai, my outburst was met with echoed monosyllabic despair among numerous friends on social media.
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 20, 2014
The killing of 14 soldiers underscores the challenges facing Algeria as President Abdelaziz Bouteflika ages.
April 18, 2014
Ailing president won re-election on Friday after a vote opponents dismissed as a stage-managed fraud to keep the ailing leader in power.
April 17, 2014
Despite recovering from a stroke and being entirely absent from the three-week election campaign, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, 77, is backed by the powerful institutions of the state and represents stability for Algerians still scarred by a civil war in...
April 16, 2014
As Algeria votes in a presidential poll today, dissatisfaction is growing in the face of a sclerotic political system that does little to include the 80 per cent of the population of 37 million under the age of 45.
April 13, 2014
The 77-year-old Abdelaziz Bouteflika, despite ailing health and not even appearing in person on the campaign trail, remains the favourite to win a fourth term in the April 17 vote.
April 12, 2014
Algeria’s hydrocarbons sector employs just 3 per cent of the active population but generated 40 per cent of GDP and 97 per cent of export earnings.
April 9, 2014
Louisa Hanoune targets multinational companies and “foreign hands” which she accuses of slipping into civilian clothing and trying to drag the country into new violence.
April 8, 2014
Activists of the Barakat (Enough) movement have made their mark by daring to argue publicly that the 77-year-old Mr Bouteflika, who is too sick to take to the campaign trail himself, is unfit to govern.
April 5, 2014
Mr Benflis is Mr Bouteflika’s main opponent in the election, in which the serving president is conspicuous by his absence.
March 23, 2014
Abdelaziz Bouteflika bids for a fourth consecutive term despite poor health and growing dissatisfaction with his government.
March 23, 2014
Campaigning kicks off on Sunday in Algeria for the April 17 presidential vote, with incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika widely expected to clinch a fourth term. Here's the six candidates profiled.
March 22, 2014
The demonstrators were rallying in response to a call from the “Rejection Front,” a group made up of the families of missing persons from Algeria’s civil war in the 1990s and members of an employment rights group.
March 15, 2014
While there was a heavy police presence, officers didn’t violently disperse the young protesters from the “Barakat!” group like they did in similar demonstrations earlier this month.
March 13, 2014
Andrew Hussey's journey into France's immigrant banlieues reveals a world of seething anger far removed from the country's self-image.