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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.

May 9, 2011

The workshops covered several important issues with a focus on the EHS policy in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
12:36 GMT

The Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) started an awareness program to highlight Abu Dhabi Emirate’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Management System.

May 8, 2011

The MoU will help Arab governments address job creation and sustain economic growth
12:56 GMT

The League of Arab States (LAS) signed a major strategic partnership with the Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics (GCEL).

2010 was a year of multi-faceted achievements for Dubai Trade’s online portal
12:23 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Trade hosted a special event to honour its employees, strategic partners and their executives who have played critical roles in the implementation of major projects.

Forbes Middle East
11:53 GMT
(press release)

“Forbes Middle East” has provided in its seventh edition an in-depth study of the free-zones, highlighting the features of these areas and the important role played by them in promoting to investors.

Ibrahim Mohamed Al Janahi, Deputy CEO, Jafza and Chief Commercial Officer
10:06 GMT
(press release)

Jafza recently organised a Strategic Forum for leading players in the Chemical, Oil and Gas sector in the free zone.

May 4, 2011

During the visit to an elderly Emirati’s home in Al Beda'A area
13:57 GMT
(press release)

The Community Development Authority in Dubai launched Weleef Home Care Programme for the elderly in Majlis Jumeirah.

Salma Hareb, CEO of Economic Zones World
13:12 GMT
(press release)

Economic Zones World recently became one of the first companies in the region to successfully implement an advanced, best-in-class project management system expected to enhance the company’s operations.

May 2, 2011

Khalid Al Kassim, Deputy Director General for Planning and Development, DED, and Saif Al Mansoori, Deputy Head, Group Marketing and Branding, Emirates NBD
11:26 GMT
(press release)

Department of Economic Development in Dubai and Emirates NBD are joining hands to offer consumer protection tips and guidelines that will be displayed at the bank's ATM screens located all over the UAE.

May 1, 2011

Feryal Tawakul, Executive Director of Community Affairs and Government Partnership Division at Dubai Customs
13:29 GMT

Dubai Customs participated in the launch ceremony of the 4th Cycle of the Arabia CSR Awards held in the prestigious Capital Club- Dubai World Centre.

Islamic finance is one of the recent segments in global financial services with the first formal bank being established in 1975
13:16 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Exports conducted an Islamic Financial Services Trade Mission to France. The Trade Mission included leading UAE companies in all areas of the Islamic Financial sector.

The seized items by Dubai Customs
08:19 GMT

Dubai Customs has recently foiled a bid to smuggle a large amount of narcotics into the local market hidden in a flight coming from an Asian country.

Kick-starting the month’s calendar of events on 2 May is the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), one of the most important events of the season
07:51 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai World Trade Centre will host 14 trade shows in May, along with several related conferences, covering a wide array of industries from travel and tourism to hospitality and consumer products.

April 28, 2011

Director General, Hassan Al Majed
13:47 GMT
(press release)

The General Organisation of Sea Ports employees reaffirmed their pledge of loyalty to the Kingdom of Bahrain’s wise leadership and the nation at an exclusive ceremony initiated and organised by GOP staff.

April 26, 2011

Dubai Exports' Islamic Financial Services Trade Mission to Germany
12:25 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Exports, an agency of the Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED), Government of Dubai, led an Islamic Financial Services Trade Mission to Germany.

The DGD standard is the adopted quality standard for gold and silver bars production
11:43 GMT
(press release)

The Dubai Multi Commodities Centre Authority has today published the revised qualifying criteria for the Dubai Good Delivery "DGD" standard.