Name game for Dubai Mall’s 155 million-year-old visitor
Suggestions have been coming in thick and fast to name the Dubai Mall dinosaur.
In pictures: Crashing Ford cars to make them safer
It takes high-tech computing power, dummies fitted with up to $700,000 in sensors and about 600 full-scale crash tests a year to ensure Ford vehicles meet global safety standards.
Best photography from around the world today
The National View's photo editors pick the best images of the day from around the world.
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.
Jeff Dunham brings Achmed to Abu Dhabi
Not everyone finds the American ventriloquist's characters funny.
Video: In conversation with Palestinian author Raja Shehadeh
Chief columnist Faisal Al Yafai discusses Orwell prize winner Raja Shehadeh's latest book, Palestinian Walks.
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
Mohammed Ali was sentenced as part of a crackdown on corruption in Oman.
February 23, 2014
The National View blog looks at some of the best images from around the world over the past 24 hours.
February 18, 2014
HMAS Melbourne and Pakistan’s PNS Alamgir joined forces to intercept and board a dhow east of Oman’s Masriah Island, where they found 1,951 kilograms of cannabis resin hidden in a secret compartment in its fishing hold.
February 16, 2014
Following an anti-graft campaign, Oman sentences two ex-government officials to three years in jail
February 9, 2014
Both parties agreed to cooperate in order to achieve the highest levels of coordination in customs operations.
January 23, 2014
Helen McClure and her family visit Oman.
December 10, 2013
Arabian Gulf officials opened the crucial GCC summit on amid a backdrop of regional political shifts that have unveiled rifts between member states.
December 9, 2013
With its decades-old US alliance strained over the Syria war and a nuclear deal with Iran, Saudi Arabia is calling on the Gulf countries to unite for their own self-defence.
December 8, 2013
Plan to develop the GCC into a fully fledged union similar to that of Europe has proven divisive, with Oman saying it would opt out if the idea was approved.
December 7, 2013
Oman's foreign minister refusal to be part of an upgraded GCC comes after a Saudi diplomat calls on Gulf states to unify against dangers in the region.
November 12, 2013
A $70 million chlorine-alkali plant in Abu Dhabi will cater to the oil and gas sector in the Gulf.
October 30, 2013
A 68-year-old man also suffering from diabetes has contracted the virus after contact with a person from outside the sultanate.
October 24, 2013
GCC states are using oil revenues to back enormous port expansion projects designed to take advantage of increasing export demand from Asia. Abu Dhabi and Dubai lead the way but Qatar also has a huge project planned ahead of the 2022 World Cup.