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The majority of irregular migrants in Morocco are from sub-Saharan Africa.
The state’s overhaul of the migration and asylum system is an excellent case study of how reform is centrally controlled in the kingdom.

June 27, 2012

Mohammad Al Shehhi, Director of Finance Division at DED
10:18 GMT

The Department of Economic Development will stop the internal collection of fees in its main office and branches in Dubai starting July 2012.

Dubai Customs
10:12 GMT

Dubai's trade with the Arab Republic of Egypt recorded a significant growth of 36 per cent during the first quarter of 2012, reaching AED 2.2 billion compared to AED 1.6 billion in the first quarter of 2011.

His Excellency Ahmad Abdullah Al Shaikh, Managing Director and Board Member, DMI
05:53 GMT

Dubai Customs, under the theme “Tramadol without a Medical Prescription Leads to Addiction and Depression”, has launched an awareness campaign about the risks of Tramadol abuse.

June 26, 2012

Not a happy shopper
13:14 GMT

The Consumer Price Index rose nearly 5% in 2012 under inflationary pressures.

Hatta Community Center
11:23 GMT
(press release)

The Community Development Authority opened a community centre in Hatta as part of its efforts to enhance communication with the public and facilitate the provision of its services to all areas of the emirate.

During the workshop
10:46 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in association with Fichte & Co Legal Consultancy, organised a workshop introducing its stakeholders to the prevalent UAE Maritime Law, at the Chamber premises on Tuesday.

Iraqi delegation visit to DED
09:27 GMT

The Business Registration and Licensing Division in the Department of Economic Development recently received a high level delegation from the construction, housing, financial and municipal sectors in Iraq.

The ceremony was attended by H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, H.E. Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Chairman, Dubai Trade, and Eng. Mahmood Al Bastaki, CEO, Dubai Trade
08:19 GMT

Dubai Trade has honoured six teams made up of members of both Dubai Trade and its strategic partners for their dedication in implementing key projects to facilitate trade over the past 12 months.

The celebrations in Tahrir continue
08:05 GMT

Stocks in Egypt soar after news of the election result come out.

June 25, 2012

Putin comes to Jordan
13:09 GMT

Jordan Chamber of Commerce President Nael Kabariti on Sunday voiced hope that the upcoming visit by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and an accompanying business delegation will help increase the volume of trade between the two countries.

Construction workers getting a raw deal
12:34 GMT

Nearly 5,500 companies in the UAE have been fined after authorities found them in breach of labor regulations.

Business Rewards programme
11:44 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry will soon announce the winners from small and medium enterprises participating in the Emirates Business Rewards promotion launched recently.

China and Qatar getting friendly
11:18 GMT

Qatar look to invest nearly 5 billion US dollars in the booming Chinese economy.

Mr. Gautam Sashittal, Chief Operating Officer of DMCC, Mr. Gary Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of DGCX, Mr. Nils-Robert Persson, Executive Chairman of Cinnober Financial Technology
10:20 GMT

Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) has announced its partnership with leading global trading technology provider, Cinnober Financial Technology.

June 24, 2012

The delay in payment has led to a dispute between the Jordanian providers and Libyan authorities
13:31 GMT

Libya will hire a local firm to help process financial claims filed by Jordanian hospitals that have treated around 55,000 Libyan patients over the past year, a Libyan official said on Saturday.