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'The first megawatt from the first Arab nuclear plant has entered the national power grid.'

Qatar has joined the International Atomic Energy Agency convention on nuclear safety on Monday, after repeated calls to protect the environment.

UAE connects first Arab nuclear plant to power grid

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE connects first Arab nuclear plant to power grid

The UAE has announced that it has connected its nuclear power plant to the national grid.

UAE establishes first nuclear plant in the Arab world

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

UAE establishes first nuclear plant in the Arab world

The UAE announced the successful running of its Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, calling it a 'historic milestone' for the Arab world

UAE to open first nuclear power plant in region

The New Arab & agencies

UAE to open first nuclear power plant in region

The Barakah plant, located on the Gulf coast west of Abu Dhabi, is the first nuclear power plant in the region.

The New Arab & agencies

UAE to 'go nuclear' in next few months

The first of the four nuclear reactors at the Barakah plant had been due to come online in late 2017, but was delayed several times.

The New Arab

Prince William ends Gulf tour with Sultan Qaboos meeting

Oman's Sultan Qaboos met Prince William on Wednesday, as the UK royal finishes a tour of two Gulf allies.

The New Arab

Remembering the Great Return March protesters killed by Israel

March 30 the first anniversary of Gaza's Great Return Marches. Here are the names of the 251 protesters killed by Israel while demanding the ...

The New Arab

Qatar seeks IAEA intervention over UAE nuclear plant

Qatar has called on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to intervene in a dispute over a $24 billion nuclear power plant which the ...

Nuclear energy: Necessity or geopolitical status symbol?

Stasa Salacanin

Nuclear energy: Necessity or geopolitical status symbol?

Despite political and security issues in the region and potential environmental hazards, many Arab states are rapidly moving towards nuclear ...

The New Arab & agencies

UAE further delays launch of first Arab nuclear reactor

The Barakah nuclear plant is expected to generate about 25 percent of the UAE's energy needs.

UAE postpones start-up of first nuclear reactor

The New Arab

UAE postpones start-up of first nuclear reactor

A readiness review has delayed the UAE's plans to become the first Arab nation to produce atomic power.

UAE to go nuclear as first reactor is completed

The New Arab

UAE to go nuclear as first reactor is completed

The UAE completed its first nuclear reactor Monday, with hopes it will become the first Arab nation to produce atomic power.

Construction of Arab world's first nuclear reactor delayed

The New Arab & agencies

Construction of Arab world's first nuclear reactor delayed

The arrival of the Arab world's first nuclear reactor has been delayed after the UAE's nuclear regulator declined an application to operate the ...

Palm Springs cultivates taste for Middle East cinema

Hadani Ditmars

Palm Springs cultivates taste for Middle East cinema

The international film festival featured dozens of films from the Middle East and North Africa, as the appetite grows for cinema from the ...

Noor el-Terk and Paul McLoughlin

Saudi Arabia: A flourishing film scene but no cinemas

Saudi filmmakers have fought legal restrictions and taboos surrounding cinema to produce some of the most exciting movies in the region. None, however, could be screened at home.

The New Arab

Saudi Arabia lifts ban on cinemas

Cinemas will be licensed in Saudi Arabia from 2018, as the kingdom witnesses the latest reforms designed to appeal to the country's growing ...

The New Arab & agencies

Yemen's Houthis 'fire ballistic missile' at UAE nuclear reactor

Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed to have fired a ballistic missile towards a nuclear power plant in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi, the group's ...

Sarah Khalil

Six Arab films that should be at the Oscars

Every year a few critically acclaimed productions from the MENA region go unnoticed by the Academy, and 2017 is no exception.

UAE's nuclear power plant may begin operating within months

The New Arab

UAE's nuclear power plant may begin operating within months

The UAE's first nuclear power plant could begin operating by May after the industry’s regulator approved licences to transport and store nuclear ...

Hadani Ditmars

Palm Springs presents cinema a world away from Hollywood

Society: The annual international film festival is only 100 miles from Western cinema's iconic home, but offers delights from around the globe, ...

First Saudi production to win award at film festival

The New Arab

First Saudi production to win award at film festival

A rare feature-length film from Saudi Arabia wins a prize at the Berlinale Forum while the highest award is given to a documentary on the ...

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