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Tradition, cultural morays, and family expectations have been the primary constraints on women’s advancement in Egyptian society.
August 21, 2014 - 14:46 GMT
Egypt is a society, in which sexism is so ingrained in the economic, social, and political system that 50% of the population has, for the most part, been excluded.

May 7, 2014

DP World, UAE Region Chief Commercial Officer Dirk Van Den Bosch and Director of Mina Rashid Mohammed Al Mannaei receiving Mina Rashid’s 7th successive WTA Middle East’s Leading Cruise Port from Graham Cooke, President & Founder, World Travel Awards
06:24 GMT

DP World’s Mina Rashid has continued its winning streak at the coveted World Travel Awards – this time voted the Middle East’s Leading Cruise Port for the seventh consecutive year.

Mr. Khalil Saqer, Director of Corporate Communication Department, Dubai Customs
05:25 GMT

Dubai Customs is keen to support and strengthen ties and relations with strategic government partners in order to continuously develop relationships and exchange expertise across government organizations to enhance competitiveness regionally and internationally.

May 6, 2014

During the event
09:55 GMT
(press release)

Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) held a free medical day, targeting less fortunate communities in the Qatar and Rahmeh villages of Aqaba on May 5th, 2014.

His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs
05:25 GMT

His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, said that the emirate of Dubai has become in record time one of the fastest growing cities in the world because of its long standing commitment to innovation.

Inflation in April stood stubbornly above the central bank's forecast for the end of the year and weighing against the likelihood of significant interest rate cuts in the near term.
03:55 GMT

Turkey's growth in the past decade has in part been based on political stability.

May 5, 2014

Instead, a press statement by the ministry said it was taking all preventive measures to raise the level of bio-security in the country and safeguard public health.
23:46 GMT

Some newspapers and websites in the UAE on Sunday reported that the ministry has put a temporary ban on the import of live camels as a precautionary measure to prevent the outbreak of any contagious disease.

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
10:15 GMT

The UAE travel and tourism sector is expected to create 245,000 jobs directly by 2023, registering an annual growth rate of 4.1%, according to the latest research analysis released by Dubai Chamber.

Bahrain touts one of the lowest unemployment rates in the Gulf (File Archive)
07:56 GMT

Bahrain's unemployment now stands at a mere 4 percent.

Mohammed Matar Al Marri receives Dubai Customs HR delegation
05:25 GMT

A delegation from the DC Human Resources Department recently paid a visit to the National Human Resources Development and Employment Authority (Tanmia).

The Iranian government has decided to increase the number of its commercial attachés overseas to 30 from 11, the TPOI director for marketing, Mir Aboutaleb Badri, stated.
03:55 GMT

Five out of the new attachés will be dispatched to Germany, Italy, Serbia, Spain and Switzerland in a bid to boost trade and economic relations with Europe, the official added.

May 4, 2014

During the visit
11:30 GMT

DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has met with Algeria’s Minister of Transport HE Amar Ghoul to discuss DP World’s successful continued investment in Algeria.

15 countries exported $1,121 billion worth of food, holding an 81.5 per cent share of the world’s exports in 2012
10:13 GMT

THE UAE’s imports of food worth $16 billion in 2012 has made it the 15th biggest food importer, according to the World Trade Organisation.

The official confirmed that the Dh6,000 increase in the minimum salary requirement was implemented in Dubai more than a week ago
09:03 GMT

The increase in the minimum salary limit from Dh4,000 to Dh10,000 per month to sponsor immediate family members only applies to Dubai

Engineer Saad Al Awadi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Exports
06:09 GMT

Dubai Exports led a successful trade mission to Canada, to create awareness among industry sectors and business leaders on the potential for collaboration and advantages of Dubai as a hub for exports and re-exports.

May 1, 2014

HE Ahmed Mahboob receiving HE Theyab Farhan Al-Rashidi, Kuwait’s Consul General in Dubai and UAE's Northern Emirates, along with accompanying delegation
05:25 GMT

HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, received HE Theyab Farhan Al-Rashidi, Kuwait’s Consul General in Dubai and UAE's Northern Emirates.