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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).
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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 1, 2014

During the event
09:19 GMT
(press release)

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University delivered a lecture titled ‘The Positive Energy and its Role in Institutional Leadership’ in which he highlighted the impact of positive energy on institutional performance.

QMDI
06:15 GMT

Qatar MICE Development Institute (QMDI), a joint venture with Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), will manage Qatar Foundation’s Annual Research Conference (ARC'14) for the fourth year running.

September 30, 2014

Crista Crittenden, visiting assistant professor of psychology at Carnegie Mellon University
11:12 GMT

New research led by Crista Crittenden, visiting assistant professor of psychology at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, will for the first time show the impact of social integration on pulmonary function and aims to improve lung capacity among Qatar’s elderly population.

Abu Dhabi University
06:17 GMT

Abu Dhabi University is well on its way to participate in the development of national cadres in the much-revered field of judicial and law practitioners that corresponds with the needs of the policy agenda of Abu Dhabi’s Government and its Economic Vision 2030.

September 29, 2014

What is really alarming is the fact that currently 63 percent of Saudi students are enrolled in majors unsuitable for the needs of the labor market.
04:55 GMT

Only nine percent of high school graduates have taken up technical and vocational programs in the Kingdom compared with 41 percent in OECD member countries and 37 percent in Turkey

September 28, 2014

Qatar Foundation
07:50 GMT

Qatar National Library is encouraging children of all ages to unlock their potential by reading, through offering free training programmes on the Scholastic children’s databases.

Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU)
05:50 GMT
(press release)

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has announced the appointment of Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, as the newest member of the governing board of the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education.

September 24, 2014

During the event
06:28 GMT

Qatar Foundation has selected the Qatar Mobility Innovations Center’s (QMIC) Hawa’ak Environment Monitoring System as part of its vision to establish a smart environmentally-friendly campus at Education City.

September 23, 2014

DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and the Albanian Prime Minister HE Edi Rama during their meeting in Tirana, Albania
11:35 GMT

DP World Chairman, HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has met the Prime Minister of Albania, Edi Rama, to discuss areas of future cooperation and to strengthen the existing warm relations between Albania and the UAE.

During the event
10:56 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has hosted Prof. Robert Sutton, Professor of Management Science and Engineering and Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford University.

September 22, 2014

Carnegie Mellon University students
10:38 GMT

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar welcomed 112 new students for the 2014-2015 academic year, growing from an inaugural class of 41 students in 2004 to 427 students from 40 different countries in 2014.

Qatar Foundation
08:07 GMT

Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) is launching a brand new e-survey encouraging residents in Qatar to share insight into their energy and water usage at home in order to ensure a greener future.

September 21, 2014

Abu Dhabi University
11:34 GMT

Abu Dhabi University has achieved yet another academic accolade on the international higher education circuit, after having entered the ranks of Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) top 700 world university rankings of 2014 -2015.

During the event
07:07 GMT

Qatar Foundation’s Annual Research Conference (ARC), held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, announced it is advancing on its journey towards research excellence at ARC’14.

September 17, 2014

The foundation work for the state-of-the-art school has begun at a cost of BD4.6 million ($12.2 million), it added.
16:22 GMT

The foundation work for the state-of-the-art school has begun at a cost of BD4.6 million ($12.2 million), it added.