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Some 700,000 civil servants observing a nationwide strike demanding payments' hike. (KUNA)
January 19, 2019 - 07:28 GMT
Most businesses and public services came to a halt on Thursday with some 700,000 civil servants observing a nationwide strike demanding payments' hike.
Barsoum has always been fascinated by informalities in Egypt ever since she was in high school.
January 17, 2019 - 12:26 GMT
The graduation project of Mariam Barsoum, an architecture graduate of The American University in Cairo (AUC), has won the first prize in the competition that was held recently by the Society of Egyptian Architects (the Egyptian Section of the International Union of Architects).
During the lecture
January 16, 2019 - 12:51 GMT
Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), set forward a futuristic vision to redefine the future of higher education, by drawing a clear roadmap for universities to become future knowledge hubs.
During the trip.
January 16, 2019 - 10:30 GMT
The life-changing experiences of a group of ten medical students on a service learning trip to Tanzania have been shared in a book compiled by Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) professor Dr. Dietrich Büsselberg.
A section of UAE expats may not have seen much wage growth last year. (Shutterstock)
January 16, 2019 - 09:43 GMT
The 2018 HSBC Expat Explorer Survey ranks the UAE among the world's Top 10 destinations for expats to live, work, earn, spend and save.
Kuwaiti rights groups have long called on the government to abolish its kafala system for expats, which has long been criticized as a form of bonded labor. (Shutterstock)
January 16, 2019 - 09:17 GMT
Government to mandate appointing citizens in administrative positions in private sector
The unemployment rate occurred as 11.6 percent with a 1.3 percentage point increase (Shutterstock)
January 15, 2019 - 11:34 GMT
Turkey’s unemployment rate stood at 11.6 percent in October, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said on Tuesday.
A Day in the Life of a Georgetown Student 2017.
January 15, 2019 - 06:44 GMT
Georgetown University in Qatar announces “A Day in the Life of a Georgetown Student” open house that gives prospective students a chance to experience college life first-hand, and help guide their path to a successful academic future.
UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain registered a drop in the number of Indian workers looking for opportunities. (Shutterstock)
January 13, 2019 - 12:32 GMT
UAE, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain registered a drop in the number of Indian workers looking for opportunities.
Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh congratulated the students and welcomed them to the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Alumni Association
January 13, 2019 - 10:57 GMT
Under the patronage of HE Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Graduate School of Business (TAG-SB)/German Jordanian University (GJU) celebrated the graduation of the 10th batch of Master’s Degree students for the year 2018.
Omar Tahboub, General Manager, Bayt.com
January 13, 2019 - 08:07 GMT
The Middle East’s largest jobsite, Bayt.com, announced that it ended the year 2018 with more than 185,000 jobs announced on the site.
New York University Abu Dhabi
January 13, 2019 - 05:39 GMT
The NYU Abu Dhabi Institute is pleased to announce an exceptional program of talks and screenings free of charge and open to the public throughout the month of January.
The countries which came close to “true” gender parity were Bahrain, the UK and the Netherlands. (Shutterstock)
January 12, 2019 - 06:54 GMT
The countries which came close to “true” gender parity were Bahrain, the UK and the Netherlands.
People in the UAE work 5.5 days per week on average compared to 5.7 days in India. (Shutterstock)
January 11, 2019 - 06:30 GMT
54% of UAE residents feel that they work more than they'd like to, a survey says.
The initiative is taking into account the practical operational aspects facing private sector enterprises. (Shutterstock)
January 10, 2019 - 10:14 GMT
Saudi Ministry of Labor and Social Development (MLSD) has launched an initiative to extend new work visas for two years instead of one year, without any additional fees.
American University of Beirut
January 10, 2019 - 07:36 GMT
The American University of Beirut (AUB) has been awarded two grants totaling $1.5 million from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to support and advance archives and interdisciplinary research in the humanities.