Middle East Free Trade Area

Jordan Cracksdown on Foreign Workers Abuse Mid-East Times, May 5, 2006
US Sees UAE Deal Soon Reuters, March 14, 2006
US-UAE Delay Talks As Bush Cites ‘Concern’ on Ports Deal Bloomberg, March 10, 2006
US Signs Trade Pact with Oman, Keeps Egypt on Hold Reuters, January 19, 2006
Bahrain Pact Signed By Bush Reuters, January 12, 2006
Workers in Dubai Struggle to get Paid Reuters, December 2, 2005
More Openness in FTA Talks Sought Trade Arabia, November 26, 2005
Report of the Labor Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations and Trade Policy November 15, 2005
Arabs Blast US “Big Brother” Approach to Bilateral FTA’s Agence France Press, November 11, 2005
Migrant Laborers Build Arabian Metropolis Associated Press, November 2, 2005

US Desginates Egypt-Israel Trade Zone Associated Press, November 1, 2005
US, Oman Reach Free Trade Agreement Associated Press, October 3, 2005
Intensive Talks to Solve Disagreement Over US-Egypt Free Trade Agreement Arabic News, September 30, 2005
Record Deficit Challenges Free Trade Assumptions Inter Press Service, February 10, 2005
UAE, Oman Must Make New Move for FTA, Says US Reuters, January 16, 2005
U.S. Trade Tactic Splits Arab States Inter Press Service, December 22, 2004
Egypt Signs On To U.S.-Israel Model Inter Press Service, December 14, 2004
U.S.-Mideast Deal Gains Momentum Inter Press Service, November 18, 2004
Congress Said Set to Back Mideast Trade Associated Press, November 17, 2004
U.S. Eyes Free Trade Treaties in Gulf Washington Times, November 16, 2004
Reuters: US to Begin Free Trade Talks with Oman Reuters, November 15, 2004