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Tradition, cultural morays, and family expectations have been the primary constraints on women’s advancement in Egyptian society.
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.

December 11, 2011

Ibrahim Aljanahi, Jafza Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial Officer of EZW UAE region
08:56 GMT
(press release)

Steel, Metal and Building Material companies based in Jafza generated trade worth AED 12.26 billion in 2010 registering a growth of 14% last year in comparison to AED 10.75 billion in 2009.

Zaid Al Ali and Zahid Syed receiving the energy efficiency award
05:27 GMT
(press release)

Abu Dhabi Ports Company is celebrating after winning two awards at the prestigious Big Project and BGreen magazine Awards ceremony held at the Armani Hotel, Dubai.

December 8, 2011

Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of DED during the event
10:53 GMT
(press release)

The Department of Economic Development and its National Identity Team honoured 10 winners at the ‘Spirit of the Union’ competition held during the 40th UAE National Day celebrations.

DP World Chairman, HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem addressing the supply chain executives
09:17 GMT
(press release)

DP World Chairman, HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has shared detailed plans to expand flagship Jebel Ali Port with around 150 of the company’s top trade and logistics customers in Dubai.

Jebel Ali Free Zone UAE National Day
05:29 GMT
(press release)

Jafza recently concluded its series of cultural and traditional activities, aimed at engaging its 6600-strong business community in the spirit of the union that mark the National Day celebrations.

December 7, 2011

Mohammed Saleh Badri, ESMA Acting Director General
10:03 GMT

All laboratories active in the field of environmental testing will soon be required to seek accreditation from Emirates Authority for Standardization and Metrology to be able to operate in Abu Dhabi.

December 6, 2011

Soul of Dubai
11:35 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Culture & Arts Authority has announced that it will commission short films that capture the essence and ‘Soul of Dubai,’ as seen through the eyes of its people.

Dubai Early Childhood Development Centre
09:42 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Early Childhood Development Centre, an initiative of CDA organised its annual family gathering for children with disabilities who are currently enrolled with DECDC and their parents.

Khaldoun Tabari, CEO of Drake & Scull International
07:49 GMT
(press release)

Drake & Scull Saudi signed today a SAR 352 million contract to execute a commercial development project in Riyadh which takes the total value of awarded projects in Saudi to SAR 2.4 billion year to date.

Port Jebel Ali in the UAE
06:54 GMT
(press release)

DP World announces its intention to expand flagship port Jebel Ali in the UAE by creating an additional 4 million TEU capacity, resulting in total capacity at Jebel Ali reaching 19 million TEU by 2014.

During the meeting
05:40 GMT
(press release)

As host of ACI Exchange 2011, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) hosted the 9th meeting for the Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Regional Aviation Security Committee.

December 4, 2011

DPW UAE, National Day activities
12:14 GMT
(press release)

DP World celebrated the 40th UAE National Day with a week of traditional Emirati festivities for its employees, partners and friends, and opened a new health clinic to mark the occasion.

During the Forum
10:07 GMT

DMA had participated in the Student Forum organized by the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Washington, DC for UAE students currently enrolled at universities in the United States.

During the event
08:41 GMT

To commemorate the UAE National Day, ECAE organized a range of activities at the College campus followed by a celebration ceremony held on Wednesday, November 30.

NCB Capital
06:40 GMT
(press release)

NCB Capital, Saudi Arabia’s leading wealth manager, has issued a new report analysing the Kingdom’s real estate strategy and examining the key benefits and obstacles to affordable housing.