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Affording a home and getting married is still difficult under Sisi for many young men unable to make a living.
January 29, 2015 - 16:35 GMT
Facing grim economic prospects at home, desperate young Egyptians are seeking jobs in Libya, a country sliding into lawlessness.

May 13, 2012

Prices in Saudi Arabia rose on the month by 0.2pc
13:09 GMT

Inflationary pressures are likely to continue in Saudi Arabia in the second-quarter, the central bank said in a report published on its website.

Dubai Investments
11:58 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Investments announced its financial results for the first quarter ended 31st March 2012 the Period.

Minister Asher
10:56 GMT
(press release)

The largest ever Australian trade mission to the Middle East, led by the Victorian Coalition Government, is now expected to lead to an annual increase in exports of at least $137.4 million according to the participating Victorian companies.

H.E. Ambassador Abdul Rahman Al Shamlan, Director General of the Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Dubai, and H.E. Hamad Buamim, Director General, Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
10:42 GMT

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, inaugurated a Ministry of Foreign Affairs representative office at the Membership and Documentation Services Department on the ground floor of the Chamber head office on Wednesday.

Mohamed Hilal Al Muroushedi, CEO of Shared Services Sector at DED
09:54 GMT

The Department of Economic Development in Dubai has strengthened its partnership signed with Dubai Bank in 2009 by completing 7,180 payments of license fees through the bank’s branches across the UAE by end of April 2012.

Outdoor Art Project
08:50 GMT
(press release)

Dubai through the eyes of 12 Emirati and UAE-based artists came to life with the second Outdoor Art Project, launched by the Dubai Culture & Arts Authority.

May 10, 2012

During the campaign
08:38 GMT
(press release)

Aqaba Container Terminal launched on Tuesday, May 8th a cleaning campaign targeting the shoreline and seabed of the diving area within the Aqaba Marine Park.

Oussama El Omari, CEO of RAK FTZ
05:48 GMT

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone this year, observes 12 years of astounding success in providing world-class free zone services to a firmly-growing worldwide client base.

May 8, 2012

During the meeting
11:00 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry received H.E. Audronius Azubalis heading a 10-member business delegation seeking enhanced economic cooperation with Dubai, at the Chamber head office on Tuesday.

His Excellency Sami Al Qamzi, Director-General of DED
08:44 GMT

Businesses across Dubai remain upbeat on growth and revenues with expectations riding high especially in the Manufacturing sector, as reflected in the quarterly business survey conducted by the Department of Economic Development during the first three months of 2012.

May 7, 2012

High growth rates the data show that the oil activities recorded high growth rates in 2011 supported by the continuing high oil prices
12:28 GMT

Oman's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) posted a 22.7 per cent growth at the current prices in 2011.

Dubai Customs
12:05 GMT

HE Ahmed Butti Ahmed, Director General of Dubai Customs will open Wednesday the 15th Annual Meeting of the World Customs Organization Regional Intelligence Liaison Office in the Middle East and Member States.

May 6, 2012

To grant the loan, IMF needs the approval of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party
10:49 GMT

A recovery in Egypt's economy now hinges on a fast deal with the IMF for a US$3.2 billion (Dh11.75bn) loan.

The Companies with HE Hamad Bumaim
09:35 GMT

The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry presented the CSR Label certificates to five Dubai-based companies during a presentation ceremony held at its head office recently.

Omar Bushahab, CEO of the Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection Division
07:46 GMT

The Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection Division in the DED is organising awareness sessions for owners of business licenses with repeat fines according to business activity.