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In Egypt, there is less emphasis on vocational education which is usually frowned upon by society as far interior to university learning.
January 18, 2015 - 04:55 GMT
Education in Egypt has been further dented by the unrest that has engulfed the country since the start of the Arab Spring in January 2011.

January 26, 2015

During the event
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Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar hosted its third national Hackathon over the weekend, challenging university students to use their innovative programming skills to create novel digital applications.

January 25, 2015

Dr. Abdullah Al-Arian, presenting a reading from his book
11:23 GMT

Georgetown University in Qatar Professor of History, Dr. Abdullah Al-Arian, presented a reading from his book, "Answering the Call: Popular Islamic Activism in Sadat's Egypt".

During the event
06:41 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently honored the distinguished members of its faculty and administrative staff who have completed three and five years of service with the university.

Pictured after the signing of the MoU are, from left, Professor Pierre Magistretti, President, International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) and Dr. Hilal A. Lashuel, Executive Director, Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI)
05:24 GMT

Qatar Foundation Research and Development’s Qatar Biomedical Research Institute and the International Brain Research Organization have established the IBRO-Middle East/North Africa sub-regional headquarters in Qatar.

Kuwait’s government has announced that it will launch a crackdown on illegal residents, which is expected to lead to the arrest of more than 100,000 residents currently living in the country.
04:55 GMT

The crackdown will be the largest operation ever, conducted by the authorities in Kuwait, an official said.

January 22, 2015

He blamed the private sector for employing unskilled expatriates just because they are cheap hands.
17:40 GMT

About 2.5 million expatriates are either illiterate or have little or no education at all, Makkah Arabic daily reported on Wednesday.

During the forum
11:01 GMT
(press release)

Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Obaid bin Suhail Al Maktoum, ‘The Chairman’s Vision Business Forum’ was organized on January 20, 2015, by Development Information at Burj Al Arab Hotel in Dubai.

During the event
07:00 GMT

Georgetown University in Qatar is celebrating its Ten Year Anniversary with a special two day conference titled “Scapes of Power: A Critical Appraisal” featuring prominent scholars and academics from across the world.

Qatar Foundation
06:35 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) has signed an agreement with International Baccalaureate (IB) to provide a series of teacher training workshops.

January 21, 2015

During the event
10:57 GMT

The joint student team of the University of Michigan and Abu Dhabi University crushed 15 competing student teams from universities around the world thereby taking home the championship of the “Abu Dhabi Solar Challenge” (ADSC).

During the event
05:53 GMT

High-level discussions have taken place between senior leaders at Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) and partners from Britain’s leading research and development, and higher education institutions.

January 20, 2015

GEMS Compassin Campaign
09:38 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education has responded to the call by UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to support the Tarahamu campaign.

Community Classes Jewelry
07:24 GMT

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar’s Community and Outreach Program is pleased to open registration for spring community classes.

During the event
06:21 GMT
(press release)

The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology announced at the World Future Energy Summit 2015 the launch of the UAE Wind Atlas.

15th century manuscript of text on Euclid’s Elements of geometry
05:54 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), Qatar National Library (QNL) and the British Library today announced the second phase of their ongoing partnership.