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Mobility still a 'main issue' for Saudi working women
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Mobility still a 'main issue' for Saudi working women

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 2:03 PM

Ambitious women in the Gulf kingdom facing 'barriers', Dr Asma A Siddiki tells Arabian Business Women’s Forum

UAE has most new entrepreneurs in Middle East
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UAE has most new entrepreneurs in Middle East

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 1:50 PM

LinkedIn study shows the emirates has fastest-growing entrepreneurship rate in region

Saudi border guard killed by landmine, 3 others wounded
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Saudi border guard killed by landmine, 3 others wounded

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 1:49 PM

Mine reportedly exploded in the Jizan region in southern Saudi Arabia alongside the border with Yemen

Saudi court hands death sentence to man for 2004 attack on Swiss firm
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Saudi court hands death sentence to man for 2004 attack on Swiss firm

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 1:49 PM

Shooting at Swiss engineering firm ABB Lummus Global resulted in death of two Americans, two Britons, one Canadian, one Australian and one Saudi

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Egyptian Grand Imam meets Pope Francis at Vatican

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 11:54 AM

Leader of the Catholic Church meets Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed Al Tayeb, Imam of Al Azhar Mosque, during a private audience

Dubai criminal cases soar by 23%
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Dubai criminal cases soar by 23%

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 10:59 AM

Increase attributed to more minor cases related to residency and traffic

Live blog: Arabian Business Forum on gender diversity
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Live blog: Arabian Business Forum on gender diversity

Tuesday, 24 May 2016 9:49 AM

BBC journalist and ITP chairman Andrew Neil hosts ‘A missed opportunity: Why the Gulf needs more female business leaders’ at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai

UAE sees fewer human trafficking cases amid crackdown
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UAE sees fewer human trafficking cases amid crackdown

Monday, 23 May 2016 1:45 PM

New report says just 17 cases recorded in the emirates in 2015 with 54 traffickers arrested

Revealed: Ramadan hours announced for UAE private sector
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Revealed: Ramadan hours announced for UAE private sector

Monday, 23 May 2016 1:45 PM

Private sector employees will see daily working hours reduced by two hours during holy month

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First edition of Beirut Cultural Festival at capital's seafront

Monday, 23 May 2016 11:24 AM

Spanish Formula One driver Carlos Sainz Jr performs during a showrun as part of the Beirut Cultural Festivals

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Cyclone Roanu pounds Bangladesh

Sunday, 22 May 2016 12:47 PM

A cyclone has battered the coast of Bangladesh on Saturday, killing at least nine people and injuring more than 100 after lashing India's east coast with heavy rain and wind.

Saudi businessman kidnapped in Egypt released after ransom paid
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Saudi businessman kidnapped in Egypt released after ransom paid

Sunday, 22 May 2016 12:42 PM

Son of Hassan Al Sanad says over half a million dollars paid to kidnappers, who have since been arrested.

UAE government confirms Ramadan working hours
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UAE government confirms Ramadan working hours

Sunday, 22 May 2016 11:37 AM

Federal Authority for Government Human Resources says public sector working hours will be between 9am and 2pm

Entrepreneur of the Week: Lama A. Younis, founder of Hissah Enrichment Center
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Entrepreneur of the Week: Lama A. Younis, founder of Hissah Enrichment Center

Sunday, 22 May 2016 9:42 AM

Children’s rights activist Lama A. Younis says more needs to be done to prevent child abuse.

Wamda, Expo 2020 Dubai host entrepreneurship summit
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Wamda, Expo 2020 Dubai host entrepreneurship summit

Sunday, 22 May 2016 9:41 AM

Wamda and Expo 2020 Dubai have officially launched the Collaborative Entrepreneurship initiative.


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