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Saudi Youth Unemployment Over 40 Pct

RIYADH - Unemployment among Saudis rose to 10.5 percent in 2009 from 10 percent a year earlier, and topped 43 percent among men and women aged 20-24, according to government figure

Gulf Islamic Banks Eye Conversion of Conventional Peers

By Frederik Richter and Shaheen Pasha MANAMA/DUBAI (Reuters) - More banks in the Gulf Arab region may convert to Islamic finance in a bid to tap rising demand for sharia-compliant

Bosnia, Serbia Pledge to Mend Ties, Lure Investors

By Maja Zuvela A Bosnian Muslim woman stands next to graves during a funeral in Vlasenica, in the Serb part of Bosnia, April 24, 2010. The

Bottled Water Sales Banned at Ottawa Campus

By Emily Chung, CBC News Thirsty students won’t be able to buy bottled water from vending machines, food outlets or stores at the University of Ottawa starting Sept. 1. Th

Islands

An island or isle is any piece of land that is surrounded by water. Very small islands such as emergent land features on atollsare called islets. A key or cay is another name for a