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Hard at work: Saudi workers say they are hitting a "productivity wall" (Fayez Nureldine/AFP)
April 17, 2014 - 16:50 GMT
Six out of ten Saudi workers felt they didn't have the necessary tools or recourses to be productive according to a Global Workforce Survey.

February 11, 2014

UAE is awarding $1 million for the winning design of the UAV that will be used to deliver government services (File Archive)
14:04 GMT

The UAE government has announced an international competition with a cash prize of $1 million for designs for the country's unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that will deliver government services in the country.

The government contributes JD57 million annually to all public universities
08:20 GMT

There are no plans to raise tuition fees at the Kingdom’s public universities for BA students.

February 10, 2014

More than half of the region’s children and youth are failing to learn, with around 56 per cent of primary school children not learning and 48 per cent of children in lower secondary school.
22:35 GMT

The majority of children in the Arab world are failing to learn while at school, a new report says.

During the event
09:33 GMT
(press release)

AlHosn University recently received a delegation from the Association of Arab Universities (AARU). Established in 1964, AARU is an organisation working within the framework of the Arab League.

Qatar Foundation
05:53 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is hosting a range of fun activities and sports events on National Sport Day next Tuesday.

February 9, 2014

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor, HBMeU
07:18 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University has finalized preparations for hosting the 7th Quality Conference in the Middle East.

Dr. Chad A. Mirkin, a world-renowned American chemist and pioneer in the realm of nanotechnology
06:50 GMT

Dr. Chad A. Mirkin, a world-renowned American chemist and pioneer in the realm of nanotechnology, will visit Doha, Qatar, to give a keynote address at the Second Middle Eastern Conference on Biomedical Engineering.

During the event
06:35 GMT

Qatar National Library’s Associate Director for Information Technology Krishna Roy Chowdhury, has won the 'Chief Information Officer (CIO) 50 Award 2014'.

The six winners with Carmen Smith, brand and special projects senior manager of the Supreme Committee and sophomore graphic design students, graphic design faculty and Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy staff
05:54 GMT

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy has selected designs by six sophomore graphic design students at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar (VCUQatar) to be rolled into its brand guidelines.

February 6, 2014

National Bank of Abu Dhabi
10:35 GMT

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) OneShare MSCI UAE ETF has been named “Best Exchange-Traded Fund” by judges at the MENA Fund Manager Performance Awards 2014.

February 4, 2014

Saudi women in the workplace has been increasing, particularly over the last year (Courtesy of Arabian Gazette)
17:00 GMT

Saudi Arabia's capital has partnered with oil giant Shell to promote expanded women investment activity, focusing on businesses that can be run from the home.

Eng. Omran Sharaf, Director of Image Processing and Analysis Department, EIAST
11:37 GMT
(press release)

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) chaired the session on ‘Earth Observation Systems for Economic Development’ during the 2014 Middle East Geospatial Forum.

During the event
11:30 GMT

The American University in Cairo has launched the newly established Research Institute for a Sustainable Environment RISE.

Tawdheef features thousands of job opportunities across more than 100 government and private sector organisations
09:55 GMT

The Abu Dhabi Education Council said it is seeking to hire “local teachers to work in 27 education-related posts”.

During the event
08:50 GMT

Abu Dhabi University announced the launch of the second annual “United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Student Research Competition (UGSRC)”.