Egypt wants to attract foreign direct investments worth $60 billion and to get an average growth rate of seven per cent over the next four years, the country's planning minister said.
Ashraf Al-Arabi also said Egypt was target
US employers stepped up hiring in February and the jobless rate fell to its lowest level since the spring before President Barack Obama took office, which could put pressure on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates in June.
Youth unemployment in the Middle East is higher than anywhere else in the world, according to a leading expert.
Microsoft Gulf regional general manager Samer Abu Lteif said majority of the world's 75 million unemployed young p
Bahrain has stabilised its unemployment rate at 3.7 per cent, according to Labour Minister Jameel Humaidan.
He said 6,065 Bahrainis were employed in the private sector in the last quarter of 2014, which covers October, November an
Unemployment rates fell in 34 US states in October, a sign that steady hiring this year has been broadly dispersed through most of the country.
The Labour Department said yesterday that unemployment rates rose in just five states,
A BD1.7 million ($4.4 million) project that involves creating a national database to help tackle unemployment has been launched.
The Labour Market Observatory (LMO) will contain information on jobseekers and the labour market, ide
Unemployment rate in Bahrain has dropped, according to latest figures.
The Labour Ministry's report for the third quarter of 2014, which was reviewed by the Cabinet yesterday, showed that the rate was steady at 3.6 per cent co
US job growth increased at a fairly brisk clip in October and the unemployment rate fell to a fresh six-year low of 5.8 per cent, underscoring the economy's resilience in the face of slowing global demand.
Despite the strength
US employers ramped up hiring in September and the jobless rate fell to a six-year low, bolstering bets the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates in mid-2015.
Friday's report on employment is the most significant gauge of t
The number of unemployed Saudis rose 3.3 per cent this year to 622,000, urging the Labour Ministry to give reasons for this increase despite its efforts to find jobs for Saudis through various programmes.
Saudi authorities have been urg