It is a specialized academic Magazine, issued in 2008 by the National center for Studies and researches in the UAE, focusing at the history, heritage, and archeology in the UAE and the Arabian Gulf region. This Magazine is published as a printed hard copy and at the web.
The Consultative committee of the Magazine is formed of: H.E. Zaki Nussaiba, the adviser of the Ministry of Presidential Affaires, and Deputy President of Abu Dhabi authority for Culture and Heritage, member of Board of Directors of the National center for studies and Researches, Dr Abdul Malik Khalaf al Tamimi professor of Modern History at Kuwait University, Dr Mustafa Okail Al Khateeb professor of Modern History, University of Qatar, Dr John Peterson , historian and political analyst , Dr Mohamed Saad Al Mokadam, assistant Professor of Modern History, Qaboos University, Dr Saad Abdullah Al Kobeisi, assistant professor of Anthropology at the UAE University.The Chief Editor of the magazine is H. Excellency Dr Abdullah Muhammad Abdul Karim Al Rais, General Director of the National Center for Documentation and Research, Deputy Chairman of the Editorial Board HE Majid Sultan Al Muhairi, Executive Director of the National Center for Documentation and Research. Editing Director Dr Yusra Sofan . The editorial staff includes both Dr. Jaynti Maitra, Farhan Al Marzouki, Saeed Al Suwaidi, Dr Gregory Keith Iverson, and Noof Salem Al Junaibi.