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Dubai's non-oil export up by 43 percent in 2007
Dubai, Jan 25, (IANS) Dubai's non-oil exports saw a growth of 43 percent, totalling 167.9 billion Arab Emirates dirhams (around $45 billion) last year, compared to 117.4 billion dirhams in 2006, WAM news agency reported Friday.

Friday, January 25, 2008 5:47:46 PM

Countries of origin responsible for labour problems: study
Abu Dhabi, Jan 25 (IANS) A study on migrant labourers by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said the problems migrant workers face abroad is the result of bad recruitment practices followed in their respective countries of origin.

Friday, January 25, 2008 5:34:08 PM

Unesco, Emirates Heritage Club to exchange expertise
Abu Dhabi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Unesco has expressed its intention to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Emirates Heritage Club (EHC) for exchange of expertise in the fields of culture, education and heritage, WAM news agency reported Friday.

Friday, January 25, 2008 4:58:16 PM

UAE, Nepal discuss cooperation on labour issues
Abu Dhabi, Jan 25 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said it is keen to boost cooperation and coordination with Nepal and realising the benefits of the Abu Dhabi Declaration on ensuring labour rights, WAM news agency reported Friday.

Friday, January 25, 2008 4:52:36 PM

At least 10 killed in Beirut blast
Beirut, Jan 25 (DPA) At least 10 people were killed in a bomb attack in the Lebanese capital Beirut Friday, among them a high-ranking police captain, police sources at the scene said.

Friday, January 25, 2008 4:50:01 PM

Egypt begins closing Gaza border, five killed in air strikes
Gaza/Tel Aviv, Jan 25 (DPA) Egyptian security forces in full riot gear deployed along Egypt's border with the Gaza Strip Friday morning and began preventing Palestinians from crossing over freely, witnesses said.

Friday, January 25, 2008 4:30:53 PM

Tom Alter wows Oman with play on Maulana Azad
Muscat, Jan 25 (IANS) Tom Alter, who is famous in Bollywood as the 'true blue Englishman on screen', has a new fan base. He has endeared himself to thousands of stage-buffs with his solo play on the life, times and scholarship of Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad.

Friday, January 25, 2008 4:27:32 PM

Gulf forum wants legal protection for overseas workers
Abu Dhabi, Jan 25 (IANS) A platform of Gulf nations recruiting overseas workers in large numbers has recommended that all such workers be protected under the national laws of their countries of residence.

Friday, January 25, 2008 10:39:13 AM

Russia delivers sixth fuel shipment to Iran nuclear plant
Tehran, Jan 24 (RIA Novosti) Russia delivered Thursday a sixth fuel shipment to the Bushehr nuclear power plant it is building in southern Iran, the Islamic Republic's state-run media said, citing Iranian nuclear officials.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 9:34:45 PM

Iran, Singapore to expand technical-scientific cooperation
Tehran, Jan 24, (IANS) Iran has expressed its willingness to expand technical and scientific cooperation with Singapore, official IRNA news agency reported Thursday.

Thursday, January 24, 2008 7:33:53 PM

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