UAE

March 9, 2000

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The number of unemployed workers in the Arab world rose by 500,000 last year, according to figures from the Arab Labor Organization.   Al Bayan daily

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The two gravest dangers to Arab economies come from Israel and privatization, said the former UAE Central Bank governor.   In a recent lecture, Abd al

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Reports of a new government in Syria, the first official changes in eight years, bring high expectations to the local economy. Prime Minister Mustafa Miro should find strong backing from the business

March 8, 2000

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 Esperance and E.S. Sahel will take their battle to the end of the season for the Tunisian championship.  In the recent round, the season's 15th of 2

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March 8th is being celebrated as a holiday by women’s groups all over the world to honor their achievements in their perpetual struggle for equality,

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On the occasion of the International Women's Day, a Safir daily provides the following information on the status of the Lebanese women.   * 50.48 perc

March 7, 2000

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The annual Kuwaiti Halla 2000 shopping festival attracted approximately 130,000 visitors over three weeks, more than doubling the turnout for the 1999

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The Kingdom's public and private sectors and the struggling economy are set to face the challenges of globalization.  "The question is whether our goo

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The United Arab Emirates affirmed their commitment to 'beefing-up' Internet security.  Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education and

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Economic experts emphasize that the time has come for Iran to diversify its heavily oil dependent export base.   In fact, some experts deem Iran's ove

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Egyptian heart surgeons boast a success rate of 97 to 100 percent.   Dr. Isma'il Salam, the Health Minister, explained that this rate was based on la

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Eight-thousand fans were on-hand to watch the Syrian and Jordanian football teams battle to a scoreless draw.  According to Al-Ra'i daily, Jordan made

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Samsung has decided to strengthen its presence in the Moroccan market.  The electronic-product specialist recently inaugurated its new office in Casab

March 6, 2000

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Despite double bogeying the final hole, Argentine Jose Cocerces still captured the Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament.  He made with a two-stroke vi

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Beginning April 1, all expatriates in Kuwait will have to pay for health insurance.  Al Watan daily reports that the new prices published by the healt