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 15, 2014
Rahilla Zafar, co-author of Arab Women Rising, reveals the barriers female entrepreneurs in the Middle East are pushing through and the misconceptions about their level of success.
April 13, 2014
The Opposition Coalition, formed last year by already existing groups of nationalists, Islamists, youths and liberals, issued a call at the weekend for major constitutional and legislative reforms to give elected officials more power.
March 26, 2014
The venue for the Arab League’s annual meeting, Bayan Palace in Kuwait, is a plush bastion of stability and luxury, highlights the different realities of Arab countries and also highlights the growing influence of the Arabian Gulf.
March 26, 2014
The statement at the end of a two-day League summit dismissed the Jewish-state demand that Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has insisted on during peace negotiations with the Palestinians.
March 25, 2014
Speaking at the Arab League summit in Kuwait City, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah said, the “dangers around us are enormous and we will not move towards joint Arab action without our unity and without casting aside our differences”.
March 23, 2014
The Arab League gathers in Kuwait on Tuesday during a time of unprecedented diplomatic fallout among the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC).
March 22, 2014
Egypt’s geopolitical significance stems from a multitude of reasons, many of which are directly linked to the interests of other Arab nations, particularly in the Arabian Gulf region.
March 13, 2014
Qatar and the UAE will move up from frontier market to emerging market status at the end of May, leaving a big void in MSCI’s frontier index, which will have to be readjusted.
March 11, 2014
Coolness between Qatar, which hosts vital US security facilities, and the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain adds to Washington's difficulty in juggling regional concerns.
March 9, 2014
The Breitling Wingwalking team head to Kuwait to mark the opening of the first dedicated boutique in the city for the prestigious watch brand..
February 18, 2014
Kuwait is a potential go-between between Iran and Saudi Arabia, says Nabih Berri, the Lebanese parliament speaker
February 16, 2014
The only GCC member not to ratify a security pact, Kuwait is unlikely to vote on ratifying the agreement during the current legislative term
February 12, 2014
Kuwait’s relations with Iran are “excellent, historical and developing”, the official Kuna news agency cited foreign ministry undersecretary Khaled Al Jarallah as saying
February 12, 2014
Russia and Gulf Cooperation Council are at loggerheads over the bloody conflict in Syria that is estimated to have claimed more than 136,000 lives.