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Buoyed by a growing population of both locals and expats, the total number of schools in the region is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.4 per cent from 2013 to 2020.
July 4, 2014 - 02:09 GMT
However, the sector also faces a number of challenges such as the shortage of skilled teachers and regulation of fees that obstruct the growth of the education industry in the long term.

March 20, 2013

Professor Ehab Abdelrahman working on the new devise
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The American University in Cairo announced the development of a thermoacoustic heat engine to convert thermal energy into acoustic, or sound, energy, to eventually produce electricity.

March 19, 2013

During the event
09:20 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University has announced the winners of the prestigious "Feigenbaum Leadership Excellence Award 2013" during the recently concluded Virtual Executive Club Annual Event.

March 18, 2013

Qatar Foundation
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Representatives from Awsaj Academy gave a presentation on 1 March at the Northwest Positive Behavior Intervention Supports conference in the US.

The Lebanese Health Minister Ali Hassan Khalil attends cabinet in September 2012 (Daily Star photo)
08:23 GMT

Lebanon's health minister Ali Hassan Khalil said that a deal could be approved by the next cabinet meeting.

March 17, 2013

During the event
08:45 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN University has confirmed its first-ever participation in the Tamaiaz & Falak Tayyeb Award, an excellence-driven competition open to Emirati university seniors and fresh graduates.

Group Photo of Winners
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Khalifa University announced the winners of the third Gulf Programming Contest which was held on March 13th and 14th at its Abu Dhabi campus.

During the event
04:50 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU) has recently concluded a series of meetings in Vienna, Austria and in Zurich, Switzerland.

March 14, 2013

Civil servants in Lebanon's long running pay increase dispute have protested outside Beirut's port.
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Civil servants in Lebanon's long running pay increase dispute have protested outside Beirut's port.

The American University in Cairo
06:19 GMT

A recent survey by The American University in Cairo (AUC) found that AUC students that are involved in community outreach activities display a pattern of characteristics.

March 13, 2013

WGRH and QGBC sign MoU
12:16 GMT

Qatar Green Building Council and the Wyndham Grand Regency Doha Hotel have signed a memorandum of understanding to renew the hotel’s status as hospitality partner for the council in 2013.

Women make up over half the population but are under-represented in the workforce (Jordan Times Photo)
10:42 GMT

The Jordanian government has criticised companies for failing to provide childcare facilities to their female staff.

Khalifa University
08:29 GMT

Khalifa University faculty recently hosted a training session in order to prepare for the upcoming EmiratesSkills National Competition.

Student protestors in Beirut call for a delayed wage hike to be pushed through parliament ( Photo Daily Star/Mohammed Azakir)
07:31 GMT

Union protests that have engulfed the capital could soon disrupt air and sea travel in Beirut.

The World Bank is to extend financing to SMEs in Jordan
07:24 GMT

The World Bank will extend a low interest, long-term $70 million loan to Jordan in order to facilitate the financing of microprojects and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

During the event
04:32 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development honoured its loyal staff members this evening at its 2013 Long Service Award ceremony, held at the Qatar National Convention Centre.