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Labourers are expected to work long hours with little benefit or days off (File/AFP)
October 15, 2014 - 12:40 GMT
Hundreds of migrant workers in the UAE face dire conditions and are being denied days off and overtime benefits, according to an XPRESS investigation.

March 24, 2014

Jamal Abdullah Lootah, CEO, Imdaad
08:00 GMT
(press release)

Imdaad was recently honored by Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) in an honoring ceremony under the theme, ‘Together we Develop,’ held recently at the University’s Campus in Dubai.

Dr Abdul Haq Hamish, a Professor from QFIS
05:40 GMT

Research Centres from the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS) at Hamad bin Khalifa University held a public seminar on ‘Electronic Resources of Islamic Studies’ last week.

March 23, 2014

During the ceremony
11:28 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University recognized its partners for their valuable contributions directed towards the university’s growth over the past years during a ceremony titled “Together we Grow.”

Northwestern University in Qatar
06:01 GMT

Northwestern University in Qatar recently celebrated the successes of students who demonstrated academic excellence, securing their spots on the fall semester Dean’s List.

Thirty-six Saudi engineers have been referred to the Ministry of Interior for investigation due to suspicion that they are holding fake engineering degrees.
03:55 GMT

“The total number of fake engineering degrees that were discovered has amounted to 1,300."

March 20, 2014

American University of Beirut
06:09 GMT

An AUB-led team has developed a mobile phone application that bars any text messaging applications when mobile users are in a vehicle that goes over a preset speed.

March 19, 2014

Abu Dhabi University
11:22 GMT

Abu Dhabi University’s Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship “ADU Enterprise” in collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is organizing a workshop.

March 18, 2014

At least 40 companies will benefit from the new UK-Dubai Business Centre (Shutterstock)
12:51 GMT

The British government in partnership with the UAE will launch a new center in Duabi that will assist small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing their businesses in the Emirates.

During the celebration
06:40 GMT

Celebrations in recognition of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak “Mother of the Nation” President of the General Women's Union, commenced yesterday (Monday) on Abu Dhabi University’s campus.

During the event
05:37 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development held a celebration on Monday, thanking 390 of its longest-serving employees for their loyalty and commitment to the organisation.

March 17, 2014

The majority of Saudi companies say they will hire in the next three months, but over half of them are only looking to hire Saudi applicants (Shutterstock)
14:00 GMT

Based on recent surveys, nearly 70 percent of Saudi companies claim they will either probably or definitely hire in the upcoming three months.

During the event
12:25 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN University yesterday (Sunday, March 16, 2014) unveiled its new resource center called the ‘Irish Corner,’ which showcases Ireland’s rich history and culture.

AUC Swimming Academy
11:30 GMT

The American University in Cairo (AUC) has launched a Swimming Academy for Children and Adults, in the first of what might become a successive line of University-based sports academies.

Sir Tim Berners-Lee
07:47 GMT

Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) has invited its inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, to deliver a public talk about future challenges and opportunities facing the technology.

March 16, 2014

During the event
10:00 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN University has announced it’s collaboration with Italy-based University of Florence for the hosting of an architectural exhibition titled ‘Projects for Sustainable Cities of Tomorrow,’ which will open March 15, 2014.