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Employers do not recognise the importance of job security as a key retention driver for employees.
October 20, 2014 - 23:08 GMT
Organisations in the Middle East are facing greater challenges than employers elsewhere in the world with 70 per cent of the firms admitting difficulty in attracting and retaining critical skill.

October 4, 2012

Egypt's stock exchange rebounds after losses
08:54 GMT

The Egyptian stock exchange regained some ground, after positive news from the CEntral Bank of Egypt and the US government.

October 3, 2012

Lebanon's economy remains stable as  Syrian conflict rages on
12:16 GMT

The Lebanese economy is financially solid, despite concerns over the conflict in Syria, according to HSBC.

Counterfeiting crisis at Yemen's ports
12:02 GMT

A studies and economic media center has revealed that 90% of the customs fees at Yemen's ports have been lost because traders and customs officials forge purchase and sale bills of imported products.

The International Symposium for Justice & Law
11:10 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Judicial Institute has announced its joint collaboration with the US Embassy in the UAE to be held under the theme of US Law Week from November 11 to 14, 2012.

Mashreq staff
11:06 GMT
(press release)

Mashreq, announced a strategic partnership with leading retail franchise operator, M.H. Alshaya Co. to offer INSTANT redemption of points at more than 400 Alshaya operated retail outlets across the UAE.

Rice is to be exported from Egypt after a ban is lifted
10:48 GMT

Egypt will resume exporting rice following a four-year ban, Hatem Saleh, Egyptian minister of industry and foreign trade, has announced.

Department of Municipal Affairs
10:31 GMT

The legal affairs at DMA organized a workshop about the contract management.

Women’s Medical Day
08:20 GMT
(press release)

Aqaba Container Terminal held a Women’s health day.

October 2, 2012

Stock market woes in Egypt as fears grow over the currency and military action in Syria
14:30 GMT

Egypt's stock market saw one of its worst trading days for a month as a series of disputed statements involving the Egyptian currency and potential military action in Syria sent investors running for the exits.

Exports from Turkey increased in September
11:15 GMT

Exports from exports rose 7.4 per cent in September when compared to August, according to figures collected by the Turkish Exporters Assembly.

During the meeting
09:43 GMT

The Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) finalized the training policy within the DMA and the Emirate’s Municipalities, Abu Dhabi City, Al Ain City & the Western Region.

During the event
09:02 GMT
(press release)

Dubai eGovernment recently invited all its employees to the second quarterly meeting with H.E. Ahmad Bin Humaidan, Director-General of Dubai eGovernment at its headquarters in HH Dubai Ruler’s Court.

Plans are afoot to forge closer ties between Jordan and Bahrain
08:50 GMT

Bahrain's Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) boss has said that he wants to forge closer ties between the private sectors in Bahrain and Jordan.

Engineer Saad Al Awadi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Exports
08:24 GMT

Dubai Exports led a delegation of flagship UAE companies and potential exporters to the III ASPA CEO Summit, held in Lima.

Iran's currency, The Riyal, has nosedived, as sanctions take effect
06:32 GMT

The Iranian Riyal nosedives to record lows during trading on Monday, as sanctions for the islamic Republics nuclear ambition begin to hit. This drops follows a month-long sell-off as investors seek safer bets.