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Tsunami: Little aid from Arab countries
11/07/2006 ARAB EMIRATES
Emirates anti-slavery law throws camel races into crisis
In this sport, a favourite among Bedouins, children, often kidnapped or sold by poor families, are forced to be jockeys in the races.
03/08/2017 10:10:00 QATAR - ITALY
Doha to buy seven warships from Italy for 5 billion euros
The contract signed by Fincantieri will give work to around 1000 Italians. 40 Italian companies operate in Qatar. Boosting national defense, at the expense of the Saudi-led regional system "Gulf Shield".
07/09/2004 SAUDI ARABIA
A catacomb Church? Perhaps, but one that is alive and well . . . and universal
Interview with Mgr Paul Hinder, Auxiliary Bishop of Arabia.
01/08/2017 10:34:00 QATAR - SAUDI ARABIA
Doha accuses Riyadh of stopping Qatari pilgrims from going to Mecca
Qatari pilgrims will arrive but with non-Qatar airlines; They can get a visa from only two entry points: Jeddah and Medina. Doha: mixing politics and religion. Riyadh: Attempt to internationalize the problem. The pilgrimage should take place in September and is a sign of unity among all Muslims worldwide.
13/11/2004 MIDDLE EAST
The difficult situation of domestic helpers in the Gulf
They are mostly Asian and Christian, abused, victims of violence and lacking in legal protection. Now their plight is on governments' agenda.
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