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 2, 2014
The Palestinians have started the process of obtaining membership of international conventions and covenants in a bid to bolster their claims for statehood.
March 31, 2014
If the world doesn’t cut pollution of heat-trapping gases, the already noticeable harms of global warming could spiral "out of control,” says the head of a United Nations scientific panel.
March 28, 2014
The resolution, submitted by Saudi Arabia and Britain, also reiterated a demand that Syria "cooperate fully" with the team tasked with probing rights abuses in the country, and give it "immediate, full and unfettered access" to its territory.
March 19, 2014
Four confidential lists drawn up by UN of suspects in war crimes ranging from mass executions to bombing of civilians.
March 18, 2014
Over 700 middle and high students from 46 countries will be participating in the Dubai International Academy Model United Nations taking place from March 19 to 22.
February 28, 2014
Former president lashes out at Kiev’s new rulers who earlier in the day had criticised Moscow after Russian troops had taken up positions around a coastguard base and two airports on its Crimea peninsula.
February 27, 2014
The Assad regime detained hundreds of men between the ages of 15 and 55 because it considered many of them to be potential rebel combatants and said they must obtain security clearance before they can be released.
February 25, 2014
Sanctions would be aimed at those who are found to be “obstructing or undermining the successful completion of the political transition” in Yemen, who commit “attacks on essential infrastructure or acts of terrorism” and...
February 5, 2014
The summit will seek to demonstrate how early action can lead to substantial economic benefits.
January 22, 2014
Walid Al Muallem trades sharp words with Ban ki-moon as he spoke well beyond a 10-minute limit Mr Ban had requested.
January 22, 2014
As participants of the Montessori Model United Nations precursor conference, students will be trained to formulate arguments and negotiate solutions on issues related to water scarcity.
January 21, 2014
Syrian intelligence agencies released Islamist militants from prison to deliberately subvert a peaceful uprising and ignite a violent rebellion, according to a former regime security official.
January 2, 2014
How best to translate financial aid into education is the subject of a roundtable discussion next week at New York University Abu Dhabi, Mitya Underwood reports
December 24, 2013
More than Dh120 million was raised for Syrian refugees last week as part of a campaign by the Red Crescent.