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However food waste is not unique to Saudi Arabia, low income and developed countries face problems in waste.
July 9, 2014 - 18:47 GMT
Saudi Arabia is the world’s top food importer, and also rated as one of the worst wasters.

June 3, 2014

Lebanon’s gross domestic product dropped 2.9 percent annually between 2012 and 2014
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The conflict in Syria has cost Lebanon $7.5 billion as it struggles to cope with hosting more than a million refugees from the neighboring country

Ahmed Mahboob welcomes Jamal Bin Huwaireb
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Dubai Customs has joined the “My Family Reads” initiative, which was recently launched.

DP World
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Global marine terminal operator DP World won the Dubai Human Development Award 2013 at a major ceremony.

“The two countries have a lot in common, such as religion, neighborliness, history, and culture,” he stated, adding that these factors can help catalyze their economic relations.
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“Bilateral trade stands at just $150 million, which is far below the expectations of both nations,” Al-Madaj told the Kuwait News Agency.

June 2, 2014

The new service means that as of August 1, Emirates will offer passengers 14,185 seats each week on the route from Dubai.
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Emirates has served Karachi since it was founded in 1985, and in the past decade alone has transported over six million passengers on the route.

During the meeting
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Dubai Customs has recently received a TECOM Investments’ delegation at its main office.

Mearly half of Yemen's population is going hungry, the UN's food agency warned Friday, saying it was scaling up its aid to the impoverished country.
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The country has one of the world's highest levels of malnutrition among children, with nearly half of all kids under the age of five -- a full two million of them -- stunted/

The measure is designed to target the lowest-earning of government employees, namely in the education and healthcare sectors, as well as the state-run religious institution of Al-Azhar.
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The law will include full-time and temporary employees working in state administrative facilities, public sector companies, local administration units, public agencies and other government institutions.

June 1, 2014

Three years after the fall of Hosni Mubarak amid a street uprising in Tahrir Square, Egypt’s political and economic future is still uncertain.
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Like President Hosni Mubarak, Al Sisi must defeat the insurgents in the Sinai and the military’s extremist opponents in the cities before he dare initiate economic liberalisation and reform.

May 29, 2014

During the event
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Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry urged Iraqi banks and financial companies to expand their networks within the Islamic economy through Dubai.

Losses were estimated at $143.8 billion, a figure the report said was based on estimated damage to residential and state buildings.
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Syria's economy, rocked by four years of civil war, is shrinking fast as industrial and agricultural output falls, leaving almost two thirds of the population in extreme poverty.

May 28, 2014

During the workshop
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Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently organised a workshop in collaboration with Baker & McKenzie Habib Al Mulla, on how to manage a limited liability company.

Cars participating at the event
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Dubai Customs is launching tomorrow Friday a safe driving campaign in collaboration with Group 63 AMG club at City Walk, Dubai.

Output from the hydrocarbon sector was a key driver of growth from 2011 onwards when benchmark oil prices were $100 per barrel or above. This is in contrast to world GDP growth, which is recovering at quite a slow pace — below three per cent for the third year in a row — and downside risks fail to subside.
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The report suggests that the Middle East is expected to post a GDP growth of 3.6 per cent in 2014 and 4.2 per cent in 2015 against 2.6 per cent in 2013.

The move comes in line with the UAE vision that calls for effective and advanced settlement system of disputes so as to make the country a first destination to attract businesspersons and capitals.
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The authority enjoys autonomous legal status, and exercises its functions and powers without any interference from other bodies of DIFC.