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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).
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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.

August 31, 2014

The Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government is committed to promoting good governance through enhancing the region’s capacity for effective public policy. The
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• Calls for Exchange of Expertise in Public Policy, Training and Capacity Building • Share Knowledge and Best Practices in Public Administration

August 28, 2014

The new building of UD
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The University of Dubai recently advanced its educational resources by launching the first and only PhD program offered by a private university in Dubai which will benefit 15 local students.

Saudi Arabia's unemployment rate is believed to be around 11.4 percent (File/AFP)
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Saudi authorities denied reports that a proposal to reduce public sector working hours to 40 a week was being scrapped.

August 27, 2014

A draft of the new labour law initially stipulated a 40-hour working week, down from 48
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A plan by Saudi Arabia’s labour ministry to give two days off a week in the private sector is being shelved following tremendous pressure from investors and the business community.

Dr Claudia Lux, QNL`s project director, pictured 2nd left  with Sinikka Sipila, president of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), pictured 3rd from right, and other IFLA officials
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Qatar National Library (QNL), member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), continued to raise its global profile during the IFLA World Library and Information Congress.

August 26, 2014

GEMS American Academy-Qatar
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GEMS Education, the region’s leading education provider, today announced that it will open its first owned and operated school in Qatar this September.

Abu Dhabi University
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Abu Dhabi University’s College of Engineering received international accreditation from the world-renowned prestigious Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET.

The program is intended to cut down unemployment among less educated Saudis
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The Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry is hosting a program for training Saudis with high school education or less in coordination with public and private sector agencies.

August 25, 2014

Qatar Foundation
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Qatar Career Fair, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, launched its second Summer Career Camp for Qatari nationals at the recreation centre in Education City today.

August 24, 2014

During the workshop
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Masdar Institute of Science and Technology and Technische Universität Dresden in Saxony, Germany announced that researchers from both institutions have presented more than 20 technical papers on the development of three-dimensional (3D) stacks of integrated chips at a workshop in Dresden.

Qatar Foundation
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While some people are quite content to sail through life, displaying little or no ambition to have a positive impact upon society, others have a burning desire to exploit their innate potential for the greater good of humanity.

Ranking first during all his semesters at AUB, Adib has the highest cumulative GPA in the digitally-recorded history of Lebanon’s leading university.
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Two young Lebanese have made their way on to the “35 innovators under 35” list issued by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to highlight the most promising inventors of the year.

August 18, 2014

Qatar Foundation
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Qatar National Library has recently introduced new online databases that enrich its vast online resources and offer the nation access to high-quality reference material on an unprecedented level.

August 14, 2014

Andraos, who has been teaching at Columbia since 2011, is the first woman to become a dean at the school, according to the statement released by the university Tuesday.
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Before Columbia, she taught at Princeton, Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania in the U.S., and at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon.

August 12, 2014

American University of Beirut
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In the midst of the war and conflict that submerges the whole Middle East, a group of media academics, students and professionals from Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Jordan, and Palestine are meeting to counter the widespread messages of hate, division and destruction and produce digital narratives of hope and unity.