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Egyptian workers can increasingly be seen scattered across the Levant and the Gulf (Image of 'Egyptian' working the gas station beat, courtesy of hurriyetdailynews).
December 22, 2014 - 16:39 GMT
Approximately 592,000 workers signed contracts to work abroad between January and November 2014, with over 400,000 of those signed between March and November, the Ministry of Manpower and Immigration revealed Sunday.

September 17, 2014

The foundation work for the state-of-the-art school has begun at a cost of BD4.6 million ($12.2 million), it added.
16:22 GMT

The foundation work for the state-of-the-art school has begun at a cost of BD4.6 million ($12.2 million), it added.

Qatar Academy Msheireb
06:19 GMT

Qatar Academy Msheireb (QA Msheireb), opened its doors to students this month, making it the latest addition to Qatar Foundation’s increasing number of schools.

September 16, 2014

During the event
11:55 GMT
(press release)

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), recently met with Shaima Al Zarooni, Chief Executive Officer of International Humanitarian City (IHC).

September 15, 2014

Also, the most popular university degrees for people in the UAE, according to another report from HSBC, are business and engineering, which are typically more expensive than non-vocational degrees.
21:24 GMT

International university education in the UAE is highly expensive, with the country ranking sixth globally in terms of overall costs, according to a new report from HSBC.

During the event
11:29 GMT
(press release)

University of Dubai and Dubai Chamber of Commerce have signed an agreement with Retail Pro International on September 9, 2014, to deliver a new Retail Certification Series aiming at fostering sustained retail growth in the Middle East.

September 14, 2014

During the event
07:44 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is this month hosting a captivating calligraphy exhibition titled ‘The Arabic Script’.

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar
06:51 GMT

The Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar is pleased to present ‘100 Thoughts: Chapter 1,’ by London and Doha-based architect and urbanist Tim Makower.

September 11, 2014

Qatar National Library
06:17 GMT

Qatar National Library (QNL) continues to raise its local profile and enhance the lives of students, researchers and residents in Qatar by encouraging them to register to freely access its vast online resources.

September 10, 2014

Dr. Gerd Nonneman, the dean of GU-Q & Dr. Tarik Yousef, CEO of Silatech in the MOU signing
06:18 GMT

Students attending Education City’s Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) will soon have the opportunity to earn school credit and gain professional experience through a newly launched internship program at Silatech.

September 8, 2014

During the meeting, Queen Rania said education is at the top of His Majesty King Abdullah’s priorities, adding that His Majesty has ordered the government to set out an educational reform plan that includes all stakeholders.
17:47 GMT

Discussions at the meeting also covered other issues, including the integration of technology into classrooms, education level indicators in the Kingdom, and how to develop school curricula.

AUC Students
08:59 GMT

The American University in Cairo (AUC) welcomed today more than 1,100 undergraduate students for Fall 2014.

September 7, 2014

During the event
10:02 GMT
(press release)

The Center for Executive Development at University of Dubai (UD) hosted the 11th Annual International Business Fellowship (iBF) on the Middle East for 20 delegates from Singapore.

The first phase of the project will include the Faculty of Medicine and the Dental College, which exists already.
04:55 GMT

The Dubai Healthcare City authority said the university will offer citizens and residents with a host of graduate and postgraduate programmes

September 3, 2014

The exhibition will highlight the various printmaking schools that have emerged in Pakistan and India since late 19th century and into the contemporary context.
04:55 GMT
(press release)

Trajectories: 19th-21st Century Printmaking from India and Pakistan to open at Sharjah Art Museum 10 September

September 2, 2014

Author Dinaw Mengestu, a rising star of African literature
07:51 GMT

Author Dinaw Mengestu, a rising star of African literature, will be discussing his latest critically acclaimed fictional novel on the school’s Education City campus at a public book reading on Tuesday, September 2 at 6:00pm.