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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.

January 29, 2012

The design teams were charged with developing innovative and unique design concepts for each suiteof the Sheraton’s GCC State Rooms that integrated principles of sustainability in their design process
12:43 GMT

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar hosted a reception for the Sheraton Student Design Competition on Saturday, 28 January 2012, at the Sheraton, where participating teams presented their final design proposals.

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development
12:09 GMT

A groundbreaking international student affairs conference will take place for the first time in Doha this week.

Carnegie Mellon University
09:06 GMT
(press release)

Dean of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University will be the first speaker in a new distinguished lecture series in computer science at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar.

During the event
09:01 GMT

Khalifa University and Korea Advanced Institute for Science and Technology are working closely to foster research collaboration between the two institutions.

Greg Bergida, the new Director of Student Affairs, Northwestern University in Qatar
08:29 GMT

Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has named Greg Bergida as Director of Student Affairs, effective January 1.

January 26, 2012

GEMS Education
07:09 GMT
(press release)

World renowned author, educational expert and Harvard University lecturer, Dr. Karen Mapp says children in families who are into learning at home do much better in school, and in life in general.

HE Mr. Sami Gammoh, Minister of Industry and Trade with TAGI
06:35 GMT

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh and Co. International and Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Amman held a special ceremony to mark the launch of “Jordan’s New Draft Competition Law.

Political communication expert Betty Winfield
06:18 GMT
(press release)

US President Barack Obama indicated that he will be focusing his attention on internal problems over foreign affairs this election season, said political communication expert Betty Winfield.

January 25, 2012

Dr. Gerardo Guiter, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
09:20 GMT
(press release)

Pathology is the bridge between basic sciences and clinical medicine. It is the scientific foundation for medicine, according to Dr. Gerardo Guiter.

Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director of TECOM Education Cluster
07:19 GMT
(press release)

TECOM Investments and universities based at Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) have implemented a number of initiatives to encourage innovation in education.

Qatar Foundation
06:49 GMT

The thirteenth lecture of the Distinguished Lecture Series, showcased by the Research Division at Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), took place yesterday.

Northwestern University
06:22 GMT
(press release)

A successful college application requires a firm understanding of the expectations of the admissions decision makers, according to Mounir A. Ouanaimi, director of Admissions at Northwestern University in Qatar.

January 24, 2012

Dr. Omar Hefni, UD President
10:16 GMT
(press release)

The University of Dubai has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with California State University, Fullerton in California, USA, in an effort to promote international opportunities for both universities’ students and faculty.

Delegation, Yanbu Industrial College visited PMU
08:16 GMT

A delegation from the Yanbu Industrial College visited Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University. They met with the PMU academic and administrative leadership.

3M Gulf
07:25 GMT
(press release)

3M Gulf has organized Educational Scientific Sessions in the field of infection prevention and skin and wound care during the Arab Health Congress 2012.