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The majority of irregular migrants in Morocco are from sub-Saharan Africa.
The state’s overhaul of the migration and asylum system is an excellent case study of how reform is centrally controlled in the kingdom.

May 6, 2014

His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs
05:25 GMT

His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, said that the emirate of Dubai has become in record time one of the fastest growing cities in the world because of its long standing commitment to innovation.

Inflation in April stood stubbornly above the central bank's forecast for the end of the year and weighing against the likelihood of significant interest rate cuts in the near term.
03:55 GMT

Turkey's growth in the past decade has in part been based on political stability.

May 5, 2014

Instead, a press statement by the ministry said it was taking all preventive measures to raise the level of bio-security in the country and safeguard public health.
23:46 GMT

Some newspapers and websites in the UAE on Sunday reported that the ministry has put a temporary ban on the import of live camels as a precautionary measure to prevent the outbreak of any contagious disease.

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
10:15 GMT

The UAE travel and tourism sector is expected to create 245,000 jobs directly by 2023, registering an annual growth rate of 4.1%, according to the latest research analysis released by Dubai Chamber.

Bahrain touts one of the lowest unemployment rates in the Gulf (File Archive)
07:56 GMT

Bahrain's unemployment now stands at a mere 4 percent.

Mohammed Matar Al Marri receives Dubai Customs HR delegation
05:25 GMT

A delegation from the DC Human Resources Department recently paid a visit to the National Human Resources Development and Employment Authority (Tanmia).

The Iranian government has decided to increase the number of its commercial attachés overseas to 30 from 11, the TPOI director for marketing, Mir Aboutaleb Badri, stated.
03:55 GMT

Five out of the new attachés will be dispatched to Germany, Italy, Serbia, Spain and Switzerland in a bid to boost trade and economic relations with Europe, the official added.

May 4, 2014

During the visit
11:30 GMT

DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has met with Algeria’s Minister of Transport HE Amar Ghoul to discuss DP World’s successful continued investment in Algeria.

15 countries exported $1,121 billion worth of food, holding an 81.5 per cent share of the world’s exports in 2012
10:13 GMT

THE UAE’s imports of food worth $16 billion in 2012 has made it the 15th biggest food importer, according to the World Trade Organisation.

The official confirmed that the Dh6,000 increase in the minimum salary requirement was implemented in Dubai more than a week ago
09:03 GMT

The increase in the minimum salary limit from Dh4,000 to Dh10,000 per month to sponsor immediate family members only applies to Dubai

Engineer Saad Al Awadi, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Exports
06:09 GMT

Dubai Exports led a successful trade mission to Canada, to create awareness among industry sectors and business leaders on the potential for collaboration and advantages of Dubai as a hub for exports and re-exports.

May 1, 2014

HE Ahmed Mahboob receiving HE Theyab Farhan Al-Rashidi, Kuwait’s Consul General in Dubai and UAE's Northern Emirates, along with accompanying delegation
05:25 GMT

HE Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs, received HE Theyab Farhan Al-Rashidi, Kuwait’s Consul General in Dubai and UAE's Northern Emirates.

April 30, 2014

Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
10:21 GMT

The four-day long ICC Banking Commission meeting organised and hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry in partnership with the International Chamber of Commerce concluded today (Wednesday).

His Excellency Sami Al Qamzi, Director General of DED
06:16 GMT

The Department of Economic Development in partnership with other government authorities concerned has announced the automation of the Memorandum of Association and the launch of the ‘120 days hassle free license’ effective 15th of May 2014.

His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director of Dubai Customs
05:25 GMT

Dubai Customs will take part in the World Customs Organization IT Conference and Exhibition 2014, due to be hosted in Brisbane, Australia on May 5-7.