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The United Nations figures point to 136,717 refugees registered with the organisation in Egypt.
Textual and visual representations of the Syrian refugee crisis have flooded international media outlets and the press releases of aid organisations since the Syrian uprising first erupted on March 2011.

July 1, 2014

During the event
10:17 GMT
(press release)

Dr. Eesa Bastaki, President, University of Dubai, has stressed the importance of involving the academic sector in the development of the Islamic economy sector in the UAE.

June 30, 2014

Qatar Foundation
06:03 GMT

QATAR FOUNDATION (QF) Radio English and Arabic will dedicate its programming to Ramadan coverage as various engaging shows aim to immerse listeners into the spirit of the Holy Month.

June 29, 2014

During the event
09:37 GMT

Abu Dhabi University recently launched its new five-year strategic plan 2014 -2019, which includes several new academic initiatives in teaching, scientific research and community service.

Qatar Foundation
07:32 GMT

QSCIENCE’S Editorial Director Dr Christopher Leonard has been elected to join the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

June 26, 2014

During the event
11:58 GMT

Abu Dhabi University honored 12 community institutions and suppliers of various goods and services who represent some of the University’s esteemed strategic partners.

Qatar Foundation Solar project
06:20 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development is producing up to 85 percent of Qatar’s total solar energy as it announced the launch of one of the Gulf region’s first Energy Monitoring Centre.

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, expressed willingness to collaborate with  King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in research projects focusing on agriculture and food production.
04:55 GMT

On cooperation between Gates Foundation and Saudi Arabia, he said “Saudi Arabia is the most generous country in terms of overall philanthropy.

June 25, 2014

University of Dubai
10:29 GMT
(press release)

The Alumni Association at the University of Dubai in cooperation with Beit Al Khair Society, is hosting a ‘charity Suhoor’ event for financially challenged students under the slogan ‘Charity empowers Education’.

Saeed Al Muntafiq, Group Chief Executive Officer for GEMS Education
10:12 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education, the region’s leading education provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Saeed Al Muntafiq as Group Chief Executive Officer for the company.

June 24, 2014

This year’s participants come from the United States as well as several European and Asian countries. Most of them are university students, although a few are professionals.
14:20 GMT

Sixty-one international students arrived at the American University of Beirut this week to start a seven-week program in Arabic language and culture, undeterred by recent turmoil.

June 23, 2014

Dr. Mohamed Zayani, a media professor at Georgetown University in Qatar at Al Jazeera Forum
05:25 GMT

Dr. Mohamed Zayani, a media professor at Georgetown University in Qatar delivered the keynote address at the official launch of the new Media Studies Unit, a research-oriented initiative by Al Jazeera Centre for Studies.

June 22, 2014

Qatar Foundation
06:27 GMT

The Qatar Academy Sidra (QA Sidra) Art Department has raised QR10,000 for Syrian refugees from an auction at the school’s second student art exhibition.

June 19, 2014

Investment in research and development (R&D) grew 29 percent in 2013 to reach TL 5.8 billion, though Turkey has a long way to go to reach its ambitious R&D targets for 2023.
23:22 GMT

The lion's share of public R&D funding -- 38 percent -- is allocated to universities, followed by the defense industry at 24.5 percent and industrial production and technology at 16 percent.

During the event
08:27 GMT

Abu Dhabi University recently concluded its 10th anniversary celebrations by honoring 100 members of its faculty and staff for their contribution to the University’s advancement in administrative and academic fields.

June 18, 2014

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor, HBMSU
09:56 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has announced its participation as the official academic partner for ‘Smart Living City- Dubai 2014,’ an exhibition.