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 Female workforce participation stands at an estimate of just 24% in the Middle East, but the region’s women are proving their worth.
September 15, 2014 - 22:27 GMT
Forbes Middle East has unveiled its coveted 2014 ranking of The 200 Most Powerful Arab Women.

January 9, 2011

HE Ahmed Butti Ahmed, Director General of Dubai Customs
15:19 GMT

Value of Dubai trade exchanges have risen 19% during the first ten months of this year totaling DHS 475 billion compared to DHS 400 billion of exchanges that took place in the same period last year.

Algeria protests
13:46 GMT

Big losses from riots.

Mr. Masood Al Awar, CEO
11:55 GMT
(press release)

TASWEEK Real Estate Development and Marketing, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) forming a assets and propery management joint venture.

January 6, 2011

Jordan Israel
12:17 GMT

According to figures published by the Ministry of Agriculture of Jordan, the imports of vegetables and fruits from Israel dropped significantly in 2010.

Morocco king
11:08 GMT

Morocco is set to return to the international financial market to finance part of its deficit which is estimated at 3.5 percent of the gross domestic product.

fruit and vegetables
10:50 GMT

Major General Abdul Jalil , Ismailia governor in Egypt, stated that the total exports of fruit and vegetables during the year 2010 amounted to US$ 293 million.

January 4, 2011

Libyan leader
14:28 GMT

French companies are implementing projects-worth US$ 27 billion in Libya.

January 2, 2011

Oman
15:48 GMT

The Omani Minister of Economy, Ahmed Macki has stated the Sultanate of Oman to spend OR30 billion.

December 30, 2010

King Abdullah II of Jordan
14:13 GMT

According to official figures issued this week in Amman, the unemployment rate in the kingdom has reached 11.9% during the fourth quarter of 2010 .

December 29, 2010

Mr. Talal Abu Ghazaleh during the Forum
14:04 GMT

HE Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, chairman and CEO of TAG-Org, believes that Jordan is capable to surpass the economic crisis and make a shift to an era of economic growth and prosperity.

Side of the meeting
12:51 GMT

Dubai Customs has recently received a delegation from the republic of Azerbaijan that included a number of Azerbaijani Customs officials.

HE Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy
11:45 GMT
(press release)

The UAE Ministry of Economy will participate in the First Arab Food Industries and Franchising Forum to be held at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Centre at the Dead Sea, Jordan, in February.

December 28, 2010

Ibrahim Mohamed Al Janahi, Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial Officer of Jafza, shaking hands with Takashi Ashiki, the recently appointed Japanese Consul General of UAE
13:34 GMT
(press release)

Jebel Ali Free Zone recently welcomed two prominent Dubai-based diplomats, with the aims of sharing experiences and enhance bilateral economic ties.

December 27, 2010

Kiliç Deniz
13:40 GMT

NBK Capital announced today that it has completed its fifth investment in Turkey by acquiring a 20 percent equity stake in Kiliç Deniz ("Kiliç"), Turkey's largest aquaculture company.

December 22, 2010

Qatar
09:41 GMT

Mercer's 2010 total remuneration survey for Qatar shows more than two-thirds of companies are planning to hire more people in 2011.