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The United Nations figures point to 136,717 refugees registered with the organisation in Egypt.
Textual and visual representations of the Syrian refugee crisis have flooded international media outlets and the press releases of aid organisations since the Syrian uprising first erupted on March 2011.

November 18, 2013

Abu Dhabi University
09:58 GMT

Plans to celebrate the United Arab Emirates’ 42nd National Day are well underway at Abu Dhabi University, with students getting ready to inaugurate a week-long of cultural, traditional and heritage.

Qatar Foundation
05:08 GMT

Qatar Foundation announced the appointment of Engineer Jassim Telefat and the appointment of Fahad Saad Al Qahtani.

Members of the Amal Club at Georgetown University in Qatar
04:50 GMT

Amal, a new Georgetown University in Qatar student-led group that promotes accessibility for those with special needs, recently welcomed students from Best Buddies Qatar to the Georgetown campus at Education City.

November 17, 2013

During Qatar’s first annual career & networking fair, IGNITE
05:16 GMT
(press release)

Thirteen companies attended Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar’s first annual career & networking fair, IGNITE.

November 14, 2013

H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
08:27 GMT
(press release)

The Reading Club at ALHOSN University is organizing a cultural symposium to discuss “Flashes of Thought,” a book written by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Abu Dhabi University
07:29 GMT

In a 10% rise from last year, Abu Dhabi University has attracted 1,100 new students for the 2013-14 academic year.

November 13, 2013

Starting in December, Bahrainis will be able to take specialized courses to become certified social media managers and digital marketers (Shutterstock)
07:02 GMT

With social media activity growing 20 percent in the past year, Bahrain is looking to partner with a major social media organization to train employees on how to use it in their work in the hopes that it will benefit "education, entrepreneurship, and jobs" in the country's future.

During the event
04:35 GMT

Abu Dhabi University collected over 6,500 AED to benefit the nation-wide Breast Cancer Awareness campaign.

November 12, 2013

Dr Hatem El-Karanshawy, Dean of QFIS, speaking at the sukuk symposium organized by QFIS
11:33 GMT

The Center for Islamic Economics and Finance recently organised a successful symposium on “Sukuk from Economic, Legal, Practical and Shariah Perspectives”.

November 11, 2013

During the event
10:49 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University has announced that a blended learning study published by two of its professors was honoured for Innovation and Best Practice at the 25th ICDE World Conference.

Bahrain's labor fund Tamkeen offers training budget subsidies to employers to pay increase subsidies for employees who have participated in Tamkeen development trainings (Courtesy of Bahrain News Agency)
08:36 GMT

Bahrain's labor fund Tamkeen has launched an enhanced career progression programme to help employers address performance gaps among their Bahraini employees through training opportunities to allow them "to develop competencies related to their work."

Alia Malek, Ayman Oghanna and Habiba Nosheen at a community meeting with NU-Q students
05:04 GMT

Journalists inside the Muslim world can debunk popular stereotypes about Islam by reporting untold stories to global audiences, experts told students at Northwestern University in Qatar.

November 10, 2013

11:52 GMT
(press release)

As part of its efforts to support Bahrainis and businesses to grow and develop, Tamkeen unveiled the enhanced Career Progression Programme, which is a programme that helps employers address performance gaps of their Bahraini employees by providing high-quality training opportunities to allow them to develop competencies related to their work.

During the event
10:32 GMT
(press release)

University of Dubai is hosting the 3rd Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) MENA Regional Conference on 10th and 11th of November 2013.

Qatar Foundation
07:59 GMT

Two of the world’s leading geneticists will discuss the advancements of stem cell therapy in Doha this month during the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference ARC’13.