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The new law is supposed to ensure in part that workers are not victims of corrupt-or inactive-recruitment agencies (File Archive)
April 21, 2014 - 12:00 GMT
Bahrain has recently passed a new law to regulate labor recruitment in the Gulf country. The new regulations aim to "safeguard the rights of skilled and semi-skilled expatriates," say authorities.

November 26, 2013

During the event
09:11 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University (TAGI-UNI) to deliver premier online education.

Qatar Foundation
05:03 GMT

Qatar Foundation Research and Development marked the culmination of its highly successful Annual Research Conference today.

She reaffirmed Qatar’s pledge to support Arab expatriate scientists and to provide the necessary resources to reputable centres across the world so as to advance research expertise locally, regionally and internationally.
03:55 GMT

Research in Qatar will focus immediately on three priority challenges of energy, water and cyber security, HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, chairperson of Qatar Foundation, announced yesterday.

November 25, 2013

During the event
07:26 GMT
(press release)

The University of Dubai (UD) signed an agreement recently with the Financial Audit Department (FAD) of the Dubai Government.

Qatar Foundatiom
04:16 GMT

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, inaugurated the Annual Research Conference at Qatar National Convention Centre.

November 24, 2013

10:27 GMT

INSEAD, the leading international business school, announced that Professor Herminia Ibarra has won the 2013 Thinkers50 Leadership Award.

Abu Dhabi University diabetes awareness
04:47 GMT

With 33% of diabetes cases still undiagnosed, Abu Dhabi University’s young activists embarked on a strong awareness drive on 19th and 20th November, to coincide with the month of worldwide diabetes awareness.

Qatar Foundation
04:19 GMT

The highly anticipated Annual Research Conference 2013 (ARC ’13) will begin tomorrow at Qatar National Convention Centre.

November 21, 2013

Refugees gather in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp (File Archive/AFP)
09:00 GMT

Jordan's government is planning to hire more medical cadres and teachers next year in response to rising demand-and pressure-on health and educational services due to the growing influx of Syrian refugees.

During the event
04:54 GMT

The world is projected to produce 8 zettabytes of digital content by 2015, the equivalent of over 100 million years of video, Big Data expert Martha Stone told attendees of Northwestern University in Qatar's symposium.

In the letter, the head said that the reasons given for the Jumeirah 3 school closure are “purely business”.
03:55 GMT

A school in Dubai looks set to close despite parents pledging to pay fee increases of 20 per cent to keep it open.

November 20, 2013

During the lecture
04:23 GMT

Qatar National Library (QNL), a member of Qatar Foundation for Educaiton, Science, and Community Development, recently organised a public lecture on “Global Outlook: Focus on Middle East and Africa”.

November 19, 2013

The London school’s understanding of the region and its energy sector is a major reason behind the award of the contract, says Anas Meerza, general manager of Kuwait’s National Technology Enterprises Company (NTEC).
12:51 GMT

London Business School has won a $38 million (Dh140 million) contract to train top managers of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation, the largest executive education programme in the school’s history.

Expert Panel
11:42 GMT

New insights into designing healthcare facilities and urban infrastructure were explored at the Design and Health Middle East 2013 International Symposium and Exhibition hosted jointly in Doha by the International Academy for Design and Health (IADH) and Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).

During Shell 16th Nov Enterprise Challenge
06:07 GMT
(press release)

Students from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar took home first place in The EnterpriseChallenge Qatar 2013, organized by Qatar Shell and Bedaya Center.