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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.

February 2, 2012

Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World
05:59 GMT
(press release)

DP World’s experience shows that the emerging and developing markets offer new frontiers for growth for the industry as a whole.

February 1, 2012

During the session
12:38 GMT

The Department of Municipal Affairs in Abu Dhabi, hosted last Thursday at its Abu Dhabi headquarters, the first session of the “T6 Leadership Development Program”.

During the meeting
10:44 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a special roundtable meeting to discuss challenges impacting the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector at its head office recently.

Hassan Al Majed, DG of GOP addressing the audience at Regional Executive Seminar
10:12 GMT
(press release)

GOP held a two-day regional executive seminar entitled “Safety of Navigation and the Obligations of a Competent Authority with respect to Aids to Navigation.”

Midfield Terminal Building
08:12 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airports Company announced today that it has received approval from the Executive Council for the construction of the new Midfield Terminal Complex at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Philippe Ghanem, Managing Director - ADS Securities
06:47 GMT

ADS Securities, has reported increased demand for gold at the start of the year following the US Federal Reserve decision to keep borrowing cost low for three more years.

January 31, 2012

DP World
06:13 GMT
(press release)

Global marine terminal operator DP World announced another record year for container handling, with over 54.7 million TEU handled across its global portfolio in 2011.

January 30, 2012

During the event
11:16 GMT

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) is at the forefront of the latest advances in healthcare following its participation in an innovative procedure to treat blocked coronary arteries.

H.E. Ahmed Bin Humaidan, Director General of Dubai eGovernment, and H.E. Dr. Eng. Ali Mohamed Al Khouri, Emirates ID Director General during the signing
10:37 GMT
(press release)

Dubai eGovernment has recently signed an MoU with the Emirates Identity Authority (EIDA) to support government integration and digital transformation through electronic linkages.

DED & Isle of Man during the signing
09:31 GMT

The Department of Economic Development and the Government of the Isle of Man have signed a memorandum of understanding on economic, trade and technical co-operation.

Jafza, Year's first Blood donation drive
09:31 GMT
(press release)

In keeping with its commitment to corporate social responsibility and in response to the Government’s recent appeal to donate blood, Jafza held its first blood donation drive of 2012 recently.

Elf group
06:18 GMT
(press release)

AW Rostamani Trading, in association with TOTAL Lubricants ME, honored 200 ELF Dealers at a dealers meeting event staged at the Al Bustan Rotana hotel in Dubai this week.

January 29, 2012

Department of Economic Development
10:24 GMT

Director General of the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED), honoured the graduates of the third batch of the Middle Management Leadership programme launched in 2009 at a special ceremony.

Abu Dhabi Airports Company
09:11 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Airport Services is proud to be awarded the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) registration for passenger and cargo ground handling services at Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Tony Douglas, Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi Ports Company
08:43 GMT
(press release)

Leaders in international business and government will meet at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from April 2 to 4 for the World Ports and Trade Summit 2012.