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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.

December 22, 2014

The lines get blurred for many workers who might be out of the office for the holidays but are very much on call or online and staying on the grind from a different location. (Photo: woman working outdoors, Shutterstock)
09:57 GMT

Up to 86.5 per cent of employees in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region say they continue working even during holidays, according to a new survey by job site Bayt.com.

December 21, 2014

During the event
06:09 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) has concluded a participatory and interactive meeting held recently at its Dubai Academic City campus.

Qatar Academy Al Wakra students singing patriotic songs during their National Day celebrations
05:44 GMT

Qatar Foundation (QF) Academies have taken part in National Day celebrations by hosting traditional and educational activities to commemorate Qatar’s culture and legacy.

December 19, 2014

According to the report, there were 998,100 government employees in the Kingdom consisting of 991,000 Saudi men and women.
13:51 GMT

A total of 5,298 expatriate government employees were sacked in 2011 while 4,380 Saudi female government employees left their jobs in the same year, a study revealed.

December 18, 2014

Ayesha Memon
09:33 GMT
(press release)

As GEMS students around the UAE begin to find out about the 2014 H.H Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Cambridge Outstanding Learner Awards, one student at Our Own English High School, Fujairah is on top of the world with the news she has received.

December 17, 2014

His Excellency Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, Minister of Transport; H.E. Ali Sharif Al Emadi, Minister of Finance; and Engineer Saad Ebrahim Al Muhannadi, President of Qatar Foundation, pictured right, being briefed on activities at QF’s tent at the Darb El-Saai National Day celebrations
05:51 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education welcomed a Ministerial delegation that acknowledged QF’s leading role in supporting the community, during the current National Day celebrations.

December 16, 2014

Sixth edition of Best of the Best singing competition
10:55 GMT
(press release)

GEMS Education, the world’s leading provider of quality education, announced the winner of its sixth edition of Best of the Best singing competition.

December 15, 2014

A young student recording an interview in the Qatar Foundation tent at Darb El-Saai
05:41 GMT

Al Shaqab Equestrian Centre’s Qatar National Day activities, part of Qatar Foundation tent at Darb El-Saai, are enabling visitors to explore the world of horses, and helping to honour a tradition that is deeply rooted in Qatari heritage.

December 14, 2014

Qatar Foundation
10:02 GMT

Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), a member of Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), has hosted its fourth Research Outcome Seminar at Education City in Doha.

Dr. Eesa M. Bastaki, President of the University of Dubai
09:00 GMT
(press release)

In today’s highly competitive world, big data holds the key to big success in every conceivable field. With the enormous amount of data currently available, better data analysis has become more critical than ever before.

December 11, 2014

Children playing games promoting sustainability in the Qatar Foundation tent
06:17 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development’s (QF) tent at Darb El-Saai is proving to be overwhelmingly popular during the ongoing National Day celebrations.

December 10, 2014

The scholarships have been granted for the Introduction to Clinical Research Training programme (ICRT).
19:27 GMT

The Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Medical Education Department, in association with Harvard Medical School, has granted 15 scholarships to DHA medical professionals.

Abu Dhabi University
10:29 GMT

Design, planning and construction of sustainable cities are some of the many topics that will be discussed by experts during the launch of Abu Dhabi University’s “1st International Conference of the CIB Middle East and North Africa Research Network”.

During the visit
05:50 GMT

Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) hosted His Excellency the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano during a visit to Qatar.

December 9, 2014

The Shoura Council also declared this year that Arabic be used as the lingua franca in international conferences and official forums inside the Kingdom.
18:18 GMT

The Ministry of Education ordered the closure of 17 international schools and issued warnings to 32 others last year for violating local laws.