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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.

December 29, 2013

Harvard Business Review is now available in Arabic due to the prominent journal's collaboration with a UAE-based conglomerate (Courtesy of Harvard Business School)
11:59 GMT

Harvard Business Review will now print its Management Section in Arabic.

December 26, 2013

Qatar Foundation
06:14 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development hosted Her Excellency Fatema Marouane, Morocco’s Minister of Handicrafts, Social Economy and Solidarity, earlier today.

December 23, 2013

Abraaj is partnering with American University of Sharjah for the women entrepreneurship initiative (Courtesy of Gulf News)
13:14 GMT

UAE-based Abraaj Group has established a $1.36 million women entrepreneurship fund to support 10 up and coming female leaders annually.

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University
10:17 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Center for Excellence in Islamic Banking and Finance recently received a visit from Daud Vicary Abdullah, CEO and President of the International Centre for Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF).

During the event
08:46 GMT

For the first time, the American University of Cairo (AUC) community celebrated the International Day of People with Disability at an event led by the Helm graduate student club.

Dr Thilo Rehren, the Director of University College London Qatar, delivering the first seminar of the series about Glass in Ancient Egypt
05:37 GMT

The Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) UK Lecture Series has succeeded in once again cementing the Qatari academic community’s global standing.

December 22, 2013

Reference Consultation & Business Development organizes the fifth arabic forum for leadership capitalization Transformation from Strategic Management to Executive Management
12:41 GMT

The main task of this forum is to present the concept of leadership capitalization in business organzation.

December 19, 2013

Working hours in Saudi Arabia have been reduced from 45 hours/week to 40 hours/week. (Image credit: Shutterstock)
06:26 GMT

Saudi Minister of Labor Adel Fakieh said that 40-hour work and a two-day off in a week for private sector employees will come into force within three months.

During the event
03:55 GMT
(press release)

The University of Dubai, as one of the initiatives of Dubai Chamber, announced today the launch of its College of Law and Master of Laws (LLM) program.

03:55 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) has organized an e-Lecture in the presence of faculty and staff of different nationalities in addition to several international educational institutions via a live ‘webinar’ broadcast.

December 18, 2013

The UJ president told The Jordan Times that the bank account number for donations will be announced on Wednesday.
12:07 GMT

Infrastructure, electricity cables and sewage networks were damaged during the blizzard, as well as ancient trees in the university forest, according to Tarawneh.

December 17, 2013

UAE's Shaikh Mohammed said that the country will begin recognizing employees for their innovation and transparent practices in the workplace (Shutterstock)
13:41 GMT

The UAE announced this week that it has launched a campaign to reward employees for bringing innovation and "virtues of transparency" into their workplaces.

During the event
10:35 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) recently participated in the Online Educa Berlin conference and exhibition held in Berlin, Germany under the theme ‘Learning Moves.

During the event
03:55 GMT

Georgetown University announced their role as the institutional academic partner of the Jasoor Institute, a sports and events industry-focused centre of excellence designed to provide world-class training facilities and education programs.

December 16, 2013

During the inauguration
09:11 GMT

In a major milestone for Abu Dhabi‘s engineering and manufacturing sectors, a state-of-the-art Mechanical Engineering lab has been officially inaugurated at Abu Dhabi University.