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Abu Dhabi Police Air Wing: 1015 Missions in 6 Months
August 30, 2014

Abu Dhabi Police Air Wing: 1015 Missions in 6 Months

The Air Wing Department at the Abu Dhabi Police flew 1015 missions during the first half of 2014. The operations included 72 air-ambulance missions covering road accidents and patient transport between hospitals; 6 search and rescue missions; 224 police patrols; 522 training flights; 132 maintenance-related sorties; and some 59 missions for different police and humanitarian purposes.


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Jazan to Riyadh: Is relocation key to economic prosperity?
August 30, 2014

Mufrih Yahya is from Jazan but for two years, he worked nearly 700 km away in the Southern Province of Sharura in Najran before moving to the capital Riyadh recently. Yahya’s story of relocating to another town is one that is shared by scores of young Saudis, who are abandoning their rural hometowns and moving to the Kingdom’s major cities in search of better employment opportunities and lifestyle changes, Al-Riyadh daily reported.

“When I got my first...

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With schools set to open, children unprepared for classes
August 30, 2014

On the the first day of the academic year, Areej gets up a little early to make a special breakfast for her small family. Once the breakfast table is set, she walks into her daughter’s room and says: “It’s a new academic year, may it be good for all of us.” When she attempts to wake up her daughter Salam so she can get ready for school, Salam shuffles around and pulls her blanket over her face. She then tells Areej to leave the room and shut the door behind...

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The Ministry of Labor has failed to meet its goals
August 30, 2014

Many who objectively analyze the performance of Adel Fakeih, who was appointed Minister of Labor four years ago, conclude that his ministry has failed to meet the goals set out for it.

The minister’s appointment came at a time of unlimited support from the political leadership and record government spending. The target of the ninth five-year development plan was to bring down the unemployment rate to 5.5 percent and revive the Saudization strategy. However, four...

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Abu Dhabi Police Air Wing: 1015 Missions in 6 Months
August 30, 2014

The Air Wing Department at the Abu Dhabi Police flew 1015 missions during the first half of 2014. The operations included 72 air-ambulance missions covering road accidents and patient transport between hospitals; 6 search and rescue missions; 224 police patrols; 522 training flights; 132 maintenance-related sorties; and some 59 missions for different police and humanitarian purposes.


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Jazan to Riyadh: Is relocation key to economic prosperity?
August 30, 2014

Mufrih Yahya is from Jazan but for two years, he worked nearly 700 km away in the Southern Province of Sharura in Najran before moving to the capital Riyadh recently. Yahya’s story of relocating to another town is one that is shared by scores of young Saudis, who are abandoning their rural hometowns and moving to the Kingdom’s major cities in search of better employment opportunities and lifestyle changes, Al-Riyadh daily reported.

“When I got my first...

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