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UN Security Council backs Obama's fight against Islamic State

a special session of the United Nations Security Council in New York on global efforts to counter extremist ... Security Council passes legally binding resolution ... on their promise to wage a sustained air campaign against the extremist group. The second night of strikes ...

25/09/2014 - 07:14 - comment 0

Oman to raise minimum wage for private sector workers

in the Arabian nation. Oman has announced a decision to increase the minimum wage ... to raise the minimum wage for nationals in the private sector was taken based on a recommendation ... Oman has announced a decision to increase the minimum wage for nationals employed in the private sector ...

07/02/2013 - 14:09 - comment 1

Work without wages? Egypt fails to establish minimum salary for private sector workers

have failed to establish a minimum wage in talks that have ended in stalemate. Workers and business representatives have failed to reach an agreement on a minimum wage for workers in the private sector.  The National Council for Wages, headed by the planning minister, was expected ...

26/12/2013 - 10:09 - comment 0

Push for higher wages in Kuwait

the monthly minimum wage of Kuwaiti nationals in the public sector, with private sector employees also ... are pushing to raise the monthly minimum wage of Kuwaiti nationals in the public sector to 1,500 Kuwaiti ... and to Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nationals. Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE ...

25/02/2013 - 12:37 - comment 0

Time for some humanity: Saudi sets minimum wage for Indian domestic workers

of the National Recruitment Committee (NRC) of the Saudi Council of Chambers, said the agreement was worked out ...

16/07/2014 - 13:58 - comment 0

UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting over Israeli aggression

The United Nations Security Council is set to hold an emergency meeting over the Israeli aggression towards ... Main headlines, Israel, Palestine) The United Nations Security Council is set to hold ... The UN Security Council is scheduled to hold ...

10/07/2014 - 07:34 - comment 0

Egypt's private sector remains exempt from minimum wage law

decided yet. The final decision should be made by the National Council for Wages, which includes ... areas might be spared the requirement to pay their employees a minimum wage ... their employees a minimum wage, Minister of Industry and External Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel-Nour told Egypt's ...

03/11/2013 - 10:59 - comment 0

U.N. Security Council has failed Syria, inquiry says

The U.N. Security Council failed to take action ... The U.N. Security Council failed to take action that could have prevented much of the human suffering ... in a statement the level of impunity in the conflict was unacceptable. The U.N. Security Council's failure ...

05/03/2014 - 19:02 - comment 1

Egypt’s Salafist Nour Party pushes for better minimum wage

According to the draft law, the Egyptian supreme council of wages will be assigned to revise the wage caps ... submitted a draft law on wages to the upper house of parliament, the Shura Council, through party members ... increase the minimum wage for Egyptian workers to LE1200 ($178) a month. ...

05/02/2013 - 05:00 - comment 0

U.N. official says Israel's policies in West Bank, Gaza "amount to apartheid, ethnic cleansing"

A senior expert at the United Nations says Israel’s ... at the United Nations says Israel’s policies in the occupied West Bank and besieged Gaza Strip appear to amount to “apartheid.” Richard Falk, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights ...

25/02/2014 - 14:05 - comments 2