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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.

April 29, 2014

The First Lady of Kenya, Her Excellency Margaret Kenyatta,with Engineer Saad Al Muhannadi, President of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development
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Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development has hosted the First Lady of Kenya, Her Excellency Margaret Kenyatta, on a visit to Education City.

He said affected students’ files, which contain birth certificates, copies of IDs and details of vaccinations, would remain in the private school until the fees are paid.
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The Ministry of Education has introduced a new mechanism to enable the private school students who are unable to pay their tuition fees to join the government schools of their choice

April 28, 2014

NU-Q professor of journalism Ibrahim Abusharif
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“Arab Spring,” the popular term used to describe the Arab uprisings of recent years, is more complicated and nuanced than is commonly believed, according to a study published by Northwestern University in Qatar.

Abu Dhabi University
10:57 GMT

515 undergraduate students from various disciplines in universities across the UAE are working around the clock to have their research papers ready for submission by 2nd of May for the second annual “United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Student Research Competition”.

April 27, 2014

During a visit to the Future Centre for Special Needs
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Abu Dhabi University organized a month long campaign titled “Read with ADU” in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Education Council and coinciding with the “Abu Dhabi Reads” initiative.

Qatar Foundation
06:34 GMT

In Qatar Academy Sidra’s pursuit to be recognised as an International Baccalaureate World School, its faculty members have taken part in essential online training for the IB Primary Years Programme and Middle Years Programme.

April 24, 2014

Six in 10 (57.1%) believe that their company’s management makes job satisfaction a top priority
11:55 GMT

‘Employee Engagement in the MENA’ has revealed that more than 80% of employees in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region claim to feel very engaged at work.

Addressing the key note session titled ‘Empowering the Next Generation of UAE Leaders’ Hala called upon the women of the country to relentlessly pursue their dream career goals
09:05 GMT
(press release)

Careers UAE 2014 offered an ideal platform to empower working women with a key note session featuring renowned UAE national motivational speaker Hala Kazim.

Team winner from German School Doha
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Mountain bikes have been awarded to the middle school students who won this year’s edition of The Challenge.

April 23, 2014

Chemotherapy drugs are often associated with crippling side effects and high costs
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AUC researchers unveiled a research that aims to create targeted and personalized chemotherapy cancer drugs that could decrease their side effects.

The five-minute film featured Mahmoud Ghasemi, Gholam Ahmed, and Mohamed Abdolrahim, three Iranian men who arrived in Qatar as teenagers in the 60s, working as hotel porters and Kandaris (water carriers)
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Amal Al-Muftah’s Al-Hammali, was winner of the THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival’s award for Best Picture, taking home a check for 10,000 riyals.

April 22, 2014

Careers UAE 2014 will also offer a range of training and education programs (File/AFP)
12:29 GMT

The three-day Careers UAE 2014 fair will secure hundreds of private and public sector jobs with over 160 companies participating in the event.

April 21, 2014

The graduate student and faculty visit aimed to cultivate a deeper understanding of Doha’s extraordinary urban environment within the scale and scope of the architectural expansion underway at Qatar Foundation
08:19 GMT

Qatar Foundation hosted a delegation from Columbia University in the City of New York for an overview of the unique architecture and interior design within Education City in Qatar.

Dr. Ayoub Kazim, Managing Director of Dubai International Academic City and Dubai Knowledge Village
07:00 GMT
(press release)

Dubai’s construction and real estate sectors are facing a combined manpower shortfall of up to 500,000 heading into 2015.

The seminar will take place at the University’s Middle East Centre from 22nd and 24th April 2014
05:30 GMT

The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics is preparing to host a highly specialised three-day ‘Education and Ethics’ seminar.