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Princess Ameerah, the Fourth Most Powerful Arab Woman in 2012 Believes in Empowerment Approach to Philanthropy

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One of the world’s most recognised philanthropists and an active supporter of a wide range of charities in both Saudi Arabia and the rest of the world, Princess Ameerah AlTaweel, gives back to society through work at her husband’s foundation.

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Muslim Brotherhood Support Crackdown on US Nonprofits in Egypt

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Rights groups here have long rejected the law, saying it cripples civil society and have called for a complete overhaul of the legislation. Karim Medhat Ennarah, a security sector researcher at the Cairo-based Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), described the law as
“extremely repressive.”

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UAE Shows Great Philanthropic Support to African Drought

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As conditions (in Somalia) deteriorate, the drought-ridden country has been receiving aid from all over the world. UAE’s worthy efforts over the past week are commendable to say the least.

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UAE’ Telecom Company Enables Charity Organisations to Receive Online Donations

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(United Arab Emirates) Etisalat today announced that it enables Charity Organisations to receive online donations through the Etisalat Payment Gateway (EPG).

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Forbes Honors the Top Transparent Charities in the Arab World

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Forbes Middle East revealed “The Top Transparent Charities in the Arab world” during a Suhoor it has hosted in Meydan Hotel in Dubai.

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