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Record migration to Yemen despite instability

Record migration to Yemen despite instability

A record 103,000 Ethiopians and Somalis survived perilous trips across the Gulf of Aden to reach Yemen in 2011, double the number the previous year, the UN refugee agency said on Friday, despite violent upheaval in the impoverished Arab state.

January 22, 2012 11:53
 

Israel rebuffs Chomsky

Israel bans American academic Noam Chomsky from entering the west bank.

May 17, 2010 4:55
 
Do expats deserve permanent visas?

Do expats deserve permanent visas?

A debate is raging over whether expatriates in the Gulf should be granted long-term residency – or even citizenship.

February 15, 2010 1:38
 
Do Emiratis face ‘extinction’?

Do Emiratis face ‘extinction’?

A decrease in fertility rates combined with an imbalanced demographic could lead to UAE nationals – already a minority in their own country – disappearing altogether, warn experts.

February 4, 2010 1:08
 
Will the GCC follow the Schengen way?

Will the GCC follow the Schengen way?

The six Gulf States are planning to get a single visa entry system similar to the one adopted in Europe. Will it work?

June 3, 2009 12:45