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Since the military’s return to the top political table in July 2013, it seems to have accelerated its economic activities and intensified its hold on the country.
April 16, 2014 - 22:45 GMT
Egypt's generals the economy to develop along lines of their choosing and have taken the opportunity not just to entrench their business activities even further, but upscale and expand them.

November 23, 2011

During the visit
05:19 GMT

The Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone, one of the fastest-growing and most cost-effective free trade zones in the UAE, is hosting top-level trade delegations from various parts of the world this week.

November 22, 2011

During the event
11:28 GMT
(press release)

DP World, UAE Region November 22 announced the start of construction work on a modern facility for the exclusive use of the fishing industry at Al Hamriya Port.

November 21, 2011

haikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa, Undersecretary for Port Affairs, Ministry of Finance and Chairman of the General Organisation of Sea Ports
13:39 GMT
(press release)

The Kingdom of Bahrain reaffirmed its commitment to implementing the highest global standards for its maritime industry at a key meeting in London yesterday.

Mohamed Hasan Al Qamzi, CEO of ZonesCorp
11:45 GMT
(press release)

The Higher Corporation for Specialized Economic Zones (ZonesCorp) was one of the exhibitors at the GASCO Manufacturers Exhibition which took place today on Monday November 21, 2011.

November 20, 2011

Abu Dhabi Ports Company
12:01 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has won an Environmental Protection Award at the prestigious International Bulk Journal Awards 2011, held last week in Antwerp, Belgium

DP World
11:06 GMT
(press release)

DP World has won the prestigious Lloyd’s List Training Award for 2011 for its outstanding commitment to training its employees and demonstrating a proactive contribution towards improving training standards across the maritime industry as a whole.

Tariq Al Gurg, CEO of Dubai Cares
09:18 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Cares, a UAE-based philanthropic organization, has launched a primary education program in Pakistan to improve girls’ enrolment and retention.

November 17, 2011

During the event
05:32 GMT

ESMA organised two seminars, both held on 13 November 2011 at Hilton Hotel, Abu Dhabi.

November 16, 2011

MEED Conference
12:13 GMT
(press release)

The sixth edition of the annual MEED Abu Dhabi Conference, in partnership with the DED concluded successfully today with fresh insights on all key sectors of Abu Dhabi’s economy.

Dubai Airshow
10:35 GMT
(press release)

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman, Dubai Aviation City Corporation, has announced Wedensday, November 16, 2011 the commitment of AED 1 billion for Dubai World Central.

During the forum
09:57 GMT

DMA organized in cooperation with the Abu Dhabi Municipality a forum discussed the latest development in the Assessment of Seismic Hazard and Risk Project in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

November 15, 2011

During startup weekend
12:44 GMT
(press release)

Dubai SME, organized an interactive workshop to introduce the services of the Incubation Centre at Dubai SME, as part of a world-wide programme, ‘startup weekend’.

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of DED
08:57 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Exports, is holding the 3rd Exporters’ Forum, which will tackle important issues and government support that will encourage more companies in the private sector to expand their products outside the UAE.

During the visit
08:05 GMT
(press release)

Polish Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ms. Beata Stelmach, together with top officials and businessmen from Poland visited the Jebel Ali Free Zone.

Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño has made giant strides and is now well placed to fight for a Bonus Pool place in The Race to Dubai
07:01 GMT

Complimentary tickets for the 2011 Dubai World Championship presented by DP World and held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, are available from the website