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Thousands of women demonstrated Monday in front of Yemen's foreign ministry in the capital, Sanaa, demanding U.N. intervention in the ongoing unrest in the Persian Gulf nation, residents and eyewitnesses said.
The protest comes a day after the first woman was killed in a demonstration against the government, according to opposition activists.
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Emiratweet is the first Emirati online social community (virtual mails) for the Emirati community by Emiratis.
It uses social media platforms to maintain and preserve the national identity of United Arab Emirates by providing information, facts, and news about Emirati individuals and society.
Its founders Heba Al Samt, Hanan Huwair, and Ayesha Al Janahi, three young UAE National women, want and Emiratweet to be the gateway that connects the world to the Emirati community, and the voice and channel for Emiratis toreach out, engage, expose and unveil themselves to the world.
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Her Excellency Fatima Al Jaber graduated from the UAE University in Al Ain in 1987 with a Bachelor degree in Architectural Engineering.
Between 1988 and 2005 she worked as the Assistant undersecretary for Technical Services at the Abu Dhabi Public Works Department, and later as the Assistant Undersecretary for the Building Projects Section at the Abu Dhabi Municipality.
Presently she holds the position of Chief Operating Officer for the Al Jaber Group, sitting on the Group’s Board of Directors as an Executive Director.
In 2007, Fatima was voted by Forbes Arabia as the 7th most influential woman in the Arab world as well as Construction Industry Personality of the Year for 2009. In March 2010, she was named 7th most powerful Arab woman in the world.
Al Jaber Group (AJC) is a privately owned diversified group of companies whose success is based on sustainable growth and diversification.