Best photography from around the world April 24
The National View's photo editors pick the best of the day from around the world
Sarah Geronimo brings her star power to Abu Dhabi this weekend
Ahead of her Abu Dhabi concert on Thursday night, we take a look at the Filipina singer Sarah Geronimo’s extraordinary career.
1001 Inventions: in praise of Islam’s gifts to the world
Down the centuries, from camera obscura to designing a sail that allowed early seafarers to tack into the wind, Muslim scientists have made many significant contributions to science. Rym Ghazal and Asmaa Al Hameli visit an exhibition in Sharjah that celebrates those contributions
Earn cash back with the IPL cricket in the UAE
Dunia finance promotion allows cricket lovers to earn up to 6 per cent unlimited cash back on any spending they make on a day when an IPL match is played in the UAE.
Iran’s love of cars survives devastating sanctions
Sanctions and energy subsidy reductions might have hurt the Iranian automotive industry. But car makers at one factory are still optimistic, Yeganeh Salehi reports from Tehran
Disney confirms that Star Wars: Episode 7 is filming in Abu Dhabi desert
Disney yesterday confirmed that the filming of Star Wars: Episode 7 is taking place in the desert in Abu Dhabi.
April 8, 2014
Since the financial meltdown of 2008 which saw the Icelandic economy come close to collapse, the island has been slowly recovering and unemployment levels are beginning to return to normal.
March 17, 2014
Flight EK232 travelling from Washington DC to Dubai had to change its flight path to Iceland, said the airline.
March 5, 2014
Iceland’s president says the UAE and the region could take valuable lessons from the period of post-Cold War demilitarisation
March 15, 2013
My kind of place: This nordic capital's lively scene provides a fun start to the drama of the rest of the country, says Laura Dixon.
February 11, 2013
Authorities acting for Kaupthing have settled a financial dispute with a Qatari businessman over a controversial share deal completed weeks before the lender collapsed in 2008.
August 3, 2012
Ismat Abidi explores the unexpected in Iceland, from a dormant volcano to the perfect lobster meal.
March 11, 2012
Iceland is the first country to put a leader on trial for his handling of the financial meltdown.
March 10, 2012
Trips this week include warrior training in Mongolia, a photography holiday in Iceland and birdwatching in Spain.
September 6, 2011
Geir Haarde was one of four former Icelandic government ministers blamed in a report last year for contributing to the country's stunning financial sector collapse in 2008, when all its major banks failed in a matter of weeks.