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8 أيلول/سبتمبر 2014

Hamdallah, who heads the Palestinian government of national consensus which took office on 2 June, said the problem of the wages had turned into the main stumbling block to an intra-Palestinian reconciliation deal.
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The international community has threatened to boycott the Palestinian leadership if it pays the salaries of former Hamas employees in Gaza, prime minister Rami Hamdallah told AFP on Sunday.

The study was published before finance ministers from the G20 group of leading countries meet in Australia on September 20 and 21.This in turn cost 3.6 million lives a year that could be saved if the missing money were wisely invested, non-government organisation ONE estimated.
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It is nothing short of a trillion-dollar scandal," said the report, recommending action on four fronts.

7 أيلول/سبتمبر 2014

The new causeway, a terrestrial link, will be called the “King Hamad Causeway”.
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The new link is expected to consolidate economic, social and cultural relations and cooperation between Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, of which Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are members.

Some economists have concerns about banking liquidity after the issuance of the investment certificates.
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Ramez said that banking liquidity is safe and has not been affected by the certificates’ financing.

Turkey is the second-largest table olive producer and fourth largest in olive oil production globally. Turkey's share in worldwide olive oil production is 16.7 percent.
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Turkey has found itself in the midst of an unprecedented agricultural crisis as a result of periods of drought, frost and excessive rainfall this year.

A Chinese factory that supplies Apple with parts has been operating with violations of basic standards for health, safety and environmental protection, an investigative report said Thursday.
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Asked about the report,Apple said that it audits the plant regularly and works with its operators to raise standards and implement best practices.

The recent flare-up of violence in Iraq is past its worst and Kuwait Energy is keen to invest more in the country because of its potential, Chief Executive Sara Akbar said.
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Several oil companies in Iraq's Kurdistan region withdrew staff last month after Islamic State militants approached Erbil, the region's capital, threatening its vast oil infrastructure.

The first phase of the project will include the Faculty of Medicine and the Dental College, which exists already.
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The Dubai Healthcare City authority said the university will offer citizens and residents with a host of graduate and postgraduate programmes

Al-Sisi has also charged the council with the responsibility of reducing “the Egyptian brain drain”, which sees many of the nation’s most educated and skilled workers move abroad to find work.
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Among the attendees of the meeting was Nobel Prize-winning chemist Ahmed Zuweil, renowned heart surgeon Magdy Yacoub, and psychiatrist Ahmed Okasha.

4 أيلول/سبتمبر 2014

Greece is a major transit point for immigrants seeking illegal access to the European Union.
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Coast Guard officials Thursday said they expect a three-fold increase in the number of immigrants apprehended this year, compared with 2013, with more than half of people entering Greece now coming from Syria.

The UAE ranked first in the world for quality of roads, according to a report prepared by World Economic Forum (Film/AFP)
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The UAE has the best roads in the world in terms of quality, according to the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) for 2014-2015.

Over 60 per cent of low-cost Hajj slots were filled within the first 24 hours of going on sale (File/AFP)
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Saudi Arabia's Hajj Ministry released more low-cost slots for for the annual pilgrimage.

Over two million transactions were recorded in H1, a 12.8 per cent rise from 2013 (File)
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Abu Dhabi Duty Free sales increased by 11.5 in H1 and it might have something to do the high passenger traffic in the first half of the year.

Hong Kong is a financial hub for foreign investment (File/AFP)
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The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority joined forces with Invest Hong Kong to increase ties and boost development between both organizations.

The results were carried out by a HSBC UAE Purchasing Managers’ Index survey (File/AFP)
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Non-oil business activity in the UAE expanded in August at the fastest pace on record as the country obtained high points in output and new business.