Middle East and North Africa

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Saudi students attend a computer class at King Saud University inRiyadh October 30, 2002. The university is one of several majoreducational institutions turning out thousands of graduates every yearin search of jobs. The government is stepping up efforts at"Saudization" in a country where a third of the workforce is foreignand unemployment among Saudis is running anywhere between eight to 12percent. REUTERS/Ali JarekjiAJ/WS - RTRD1CR

Saudi Arabia leads the region in a new ranking Image: REUTERS/Ali JarekjiAJ/WS - RTRD1CR

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