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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.

October 22, 2013

INSEAD global leaders business conf 2013
11:16 GMT

INSEAD held the third INSEAD Global Business Leaders Conference at the Sofitel, Abu Dhabi.

October 20, 2013

09:58 GMT

INSEAD, the leading international business school, is pleased to announce its student intake for the Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) for the year 2013/2014.

Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology
05:37 GMT
(press release)

The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology will be hosting a UN/UAE Symposium on Basic Space Technology on (October 20, 2013) at Zayed University in Dubai.

October 14, 2013

Ali Bin Nasser Al-Khalifa , CEO of ASTAD Project Management receiving the award-Cityscape 2013
05:46 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education has won this year’s prestigious Cityscape Award for Emerging Markets in the Residential (Built) project category, for its sustainable Male and Female Student Housing.

October 13, 2013

Abu Dhabi University
11:36 GMT

Abu Dhabi University has dedicated 5,579,950 AED to be spent on scholarships and financial aid during the first semester of the academic year 2013- 2014.

October 10, 2013

Abbas Al-Tonsi, Senior Lecturer at GU-Q
07:55 GMT

Georgetown University Qatar announced the recent launch of the full implementation of their Heritage Learners Program.

Madar Al Huruf
05:50 GMT

Qatar Foundation International and Qatar Computing Research Institute aunched Madar Al-Huruf, a mobile application that introduces native English speakers to the Arabic alphabet.

October 9, 2013

Qatar Foundation
07:44 GMT

Under the patronage of the President of Turkey, His Excellency President Abdullah Gül, the 9th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance (9ICIEF) was held in Istanbul.

Professor Bahia Shehab
07:08 GMT

Bahia Shebab, associate professor of practice in the Department of the Arts at the AUC, is compiling examples of Arabic calligraphy from the past, in preparation for an encyclopedia of the Arabic Script.

October 8, 2013

The unemployment rate in the Kingdom rose during the first quarter of 2013 to 12.8 per cent
08:52 GMT

The unemployment rate for the third quarter of 2013 stood at 14 per cent, compared with 13.1 per cent during the same period in 2012.

During the event
05:49 GMT
(press release)

Leading representatives of the media industry in Qatar identified the importance of transparent access to comprehensive data on the consumption of media in Qatar at Northwestern University.

Qatar Foundation
05:45 GMT

The Annual Research Conference will help to address some of the country’s research grand challenges, such as the latest innovations in sustainable solutions for natural resources.

October 7, 2013

The ministry’s move could have a wide-ranging impact on Saudi Arabia’s domestic court system. Women in divorce and custody cases have long battled a system that favors fathers and husbands.
14:28 GMT

Saudi female lawyers have often complained about their inability to use their law degrees despite years of studying and, in some cases, earning a doctorate in law.

The figures compare with the U.S. where the comparable survey found 13 per cent of total payroll costs are spent on healthcare.
10:50 GMT

In response to the survey, the Gulf-based participants reported significantly higher costs — 6.0 per cent of payroll — than those from either Eastern or Western Europe (3.9 per cent and 3.3 per cent respectively

In terms of private education,he UAE’s market size is larger than those of China, Saudi Arabia and India.
09:05 GMT

The value of the private education market in the GCC alone has risen to $15 billion.