Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 22 October 2020

About Us

The National was founded in 2008 setting a new standard for quality journalism in the Middle East. 


Each day The National reaches an influential audience across the country, covering the best in news while leading the region in analytical content and commentary. The National is committed to serving the local community with a strong international perspective.


In its nine year history, The National has developed a reputation as a leading provider of news about the UAE and the region beyond. IMI’s aim is to strengthen and diversify The National’s journalism and broaden its appeal here and beyond, and across all digital platforms utilising the latest multimedia tools - while producing an expanded, redesigned print edition. The National will be the place to go to understand the Middle East at a time when the region has never been more important.


The National is owned by International Media Investments and can be found online at www.thenational.ae