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.
March 7, 2014
Palestinian Authority president in firm stance on Israel as US secretary of state John Kerry visits Jordan to gain support for Middle East peace talks.
March 4, 2014
The scrapping of new sanctions on Iran is only the latest in a string of recent setbacks for Aipac that point to a relative waning of influence in Washington.
March 1, 2014
Amena Atiyyeh Qdeih was found dead near the border close to the southern city of Khan Yunis, a Gaza health ministry spokesman said.
February 28, 2014
The exiled Palestinian Mohammed Dahlan, who has helped raise millions of dollars for Palestinians in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere, is critical of how the Palestinian Authority is handling peace talks with Israel. Some say he may poised for a...
February 27, 2014
Saeb Erakat criticises suggestion of a deadline extension, saying “we wouldn’t even have needed nine hours” to reach a deal if Israel were committed to peace.
February 26, 2014
As people in the coastal Palestinian territory live through the worst fuel shortage in its history, many of Gaza’s 1.6 million inhabitants are beginning to see solar power not just as a viable alternative, but perhaps as the only solution to...
February 26, 2014
Israel's parliament debates taking over Jerusalem's Al Aqsa mosque compound, sparking protests.
February 25, 2014
Palestinians were protesting against Israel’s parliament as it prepared to debate a bill calling for Israel to annex the compound, Islam’s third-holiest site.
February 21, 2014
Sticking points include the recognition of Israel and the future of East Jerusalem.
February 15, 2014
Abeer Abu Ghaith, the first female high-tech entrepreneur in the West Bank, is proving how the local IT and communications sector can transform the lives of women
February 13, 2014
Critics say the US president has not engaged in enough personal diplomacy with his Arab allies and has not done enough to reassure them where policy objectives appear to diverge, such as with Syria.
February 3, 2014
“Terrorist organisations and armed terrorists are using social media in the worst way possible,” Lt Gen Dhahi Khalfan Tamim said.
February 3, 2014
The Palestinian Authority president has proposed that a US-led Nato force stay indefinitely in a future Palestinian state to guarantee security for both Palestinians and Israelis.
January 30, 2014
The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement welcomed the end of Scarlett Johansson’s work with Oxfam but criticised her for endorsing SodaStream, a company that has its biggest factory in a Jewish settlement built on...