Emirates Airline and Qatar Airways defend cabin crew rules
Carriers defend their policies on pregnancy and marriage. Emirates has a policy whereby female cabin crew who become pregnant in the first three years have to leave.
For UAE cricket team, home is where you can hang your cap
Sharjah-born bowler Ahmed Raza happy to reach his goal after 11 years of anguish.
Life-saving foundation born out of a tragedy
The death of their first child, Zahra Beau, encouraged Danielle and Akber Naqvi to set up a Foundation in her name to try and save the lives of others.
Skincare’s great secrets include placenta facials
Placenta (yes, you read that correctly) is proving to be the latest Hollywood beauty secret. Now, a clinic in Dubai is offering what claims to be an age-defying treatment.
In pictures: 12 new restaurants to try in Abu Dhabi and Dubai
The National takes a look at 12 new restaurants that have recently opened up in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
In pictures: Search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 widens
Vietnamese searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangle object spotted Sunday afternoon that was thought to be one of the doors of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that went missing more than two days ago.
January 5, 2014
A major winter snowstorm named 'Hercules', forced New York City public schools to close, cancelled hundreds of flights at airports and is bringing below freezing temperatures to the Midwest and mid-Atlantic to the Northeast.
September 9, 2013
As Congress prepares to debate limited military action on Syria, the stakes are high for President Barack Obama.
July 25, 2013
President Obama hits the road to push his vision for an expanded middle class, hoping to stave off partisan gridlock as economic issues loom.
July 25, 2013
Fugitive U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's hopes of leaving Moscow Airport are dashed as he fails to secure permission to leave.
July 11, 2013
Wearing an orange prison jumpsuit, accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleads "not guilty" to committing the worst mass-casualty attack on U.S. soil since 9/11, a crime that could bring him the death penalty.
May 8, 2013
A report from Save the Children reveals the best and worst places to give birth. Sarah Sheffer reports.
February 16, 2013
A newly discovered asteroid nearly half the size of a football field passed closer to the Earth than TV satellites.
February 15, 2013
AMR's $11 billion deal with U.S. Airways will likely boost the industry's profitability, but that could also mean fewer choices and higher prices for consumers.
November 20, 2012
Israel has declared war on Hamas and is pounding the Gaza Strip just like in 2008, but Obama's priorities have shifted and his focus now will be on limiting damage rather than brokering a peace deal. Taimur Khan reports
November 13, 2012
The new building on the Michigan State University opens with an exhibition that aims to bring contemporary Arab artists to a US audience.
November 12, 2012
Before the US watchmaker rolls out its full range in UAE stores next month, the president Dennis W Perry tells us what sets the brand apart.
November 5, 2012
They are the world's top two economies, yet they are just as philisophically opposed as ever. You only have to look at how they elect their leaders. Hannah Gardner reports from Beijing
November 2, 2012
As analysts dispute claims by both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney that a production boom will enable the US to achieve 'energy independence', a town of 5,000 is raking in the money.
November 1, 2012
Both Democrats and Republicans have been reaching out to Hispanic communities across the US and especially in swing states such as Virginia. They have reason to.