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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.

January 13, 2013

Egyptian police are starting a trade union to improve their working conditions
08:16 GMT

Egypt's Police Coalition held a forum Friday to discuss means of establishing a police union to defend police working rights.

During the event
05:41 GMT

HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh delivered a lecture on “Democratization of Education” at Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Center for Culture and Research.

January 11, 2013

13:28 GMT
(press release)

INSEAD released its detailed ranking of 100 of the world’s most accomplished chief executive officers across diverse industries and regions.

January 10, 2013

Workers at the Central Bank of Yemen are on strike over wage reforms
11:36 GMT

Employees at the Central Bank of Yemen initiated a partial strike this week, calling for a restructuring of their wage package

Transportation workers in the West Bank held a one day strike yesterday
09:47 GMT

Drivers of public transportation sector in the West Bank went on a one-day strike Wednesday to protest government failure to meet their demands paralyzing as a result life across the West Bank.

Khalifa University
06:24 GMT

Khalifa University announced today that its Banner Steering Committee received an award for “Building Dynamic Learning Communities through Enhanced Institutional Insight and Performance Management.”

January 9, 2013

HCT Instructors Undergo SAP Training
08:37 GMT
(press release)

The Higher Colleges of Technology is set to roll out specialized graduate training in SAP’s cutting edge IT solutions at its 17 colleges across the country.

January 8, 2013

Unemployment in Jordan is continuing to creep up, in a worry sign for the economy
11:18 GMT

Unemployment in Jordan is creeping, new figures show, with 12.5 per cent of the population without work, up from 12.1 per cent in the same quater of 2011.

Saudi women will be permitted to work in shops selling female accessories, it has been announced
06:22 GMT

Saudi women will be permitted to work in shops selling female accessories as long as they are subject to the rules of Islamic Sharia, the head of the "Promote Virtue and Prevent Vice" committee has said.

Jordan has introduced a 60-day grace period for undocumented guest workers to renew their papers
05:49 GMT

Jordan's Ministry of Labour on Monday opened a 60-day grace period for guest workers in the Kingdom who need to rectify their legal status.

January 7, 2013

Eton Institute
09:30 GMT

Eton Institute, the UAE’s largest training and development centre, in association with Sony Middle East and Africa is hosting a series of ‘Basic Photography Workshops’ in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research
06:42 GMT

Khalifa University announced its new EHS Policy Statement today, which states the commitment of the University to EHS initiatives that benefit all of the people who work, study, or visit its campuses.

January 6, 2013

During the training
09:11 GMT

The Higher Colleges of Technology in Dubai organized recently 50 training offerings for its management, faculty and staff during the training and professional development week Pick’n Mix .

04:40 GMT
(press release)

INSEAD issued a report on its most recent research conducted under its Innovation & Policy Initiative.

January 3, 2013

Qatar Foundation
09:37 GMT

The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) will be holding an informative and engaging seminar called Principles of Bioethics at the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies on January 5.