Why artificial intelligence will not abolish work

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Andrea Komlosy is Professor at the Department of Economic and Social History at the University of Vienna and the author of Work: The Last 1,000 Years.


Saudi Arabia to reimburse companies struggling with 2017-18 expat fee hikes

Saturday, 09 February 2019

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has approved a scheme to reimburse some of the companies who ......

Robots will do more tasks than humans by 2025 in ‘seismic’ jobs shift

Monday, 17 September 2018

Robots will handle 52 percent of current work tasks by 2025, almost twice as many as now, a World ......

Dubai ruler criticizes government entities over low employee satisfaction rates

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

The UAE's Vice President and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum gave a six month ......

The never-ending debate on Gulf localization policies

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

Dr. Mohamed A. Ramady is Senior Advisor with Partner Energy, and former Visiting Associate Professor, Finance and Economics, at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals , Saudi Arabia. He specializes on middle east energy policy, the Saudi Economy, OPEC, GCC regional geo -political risk assessment and has authored many books such as “The Saudi Arabian Economy: Policies, Achievements and Challenges”, “GCC Economies: Stepping up to Future Challenges”, “Economic, Political and Financial Country Risk: An analysis of the GCC countries” . In 2015 he completed several books on “OPEC in a shale oil world : where to next ?”; “The Rentier Theory Revisited”; and “The Political Economy of Social Capital” .

Dr Ramady has held senior level positions for more than 28 years in banking, finance and investment, as a Vice President with Citibank where he was posted in Europe and the Middle East and seconded to the Saudi American Bank as well as with First City Texas Bank, Qatar National Bank, and Qatar International Islamic Bank. Dr Ramady obtained his BA and PhD in Economics, at the University of Leicester, UK, a Postgraduate Masters Degree in Economic Development, University of Glasgow, UK. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, UK .


Statistics reveal declining unemployment rate among Saudi women

Monday, 07 May 2018

Unemployment rate among Saudi citizens has steadied at approximately 12.8 percent in the fourth ......

New employment app uses AI to help jobseekers in the Gulf

Monday, 22 January 2018

A new Saudi employment app is using artificial intelligence (AI) to help job hunting in the GCC. ......

What are the policy options for dealing with Iranian regime?

Monday, 09 October 2017

On browsing social media accounts of Iranian activists — on Feacebook, Twitter, Telegram and ......

To empower women, we must transform culture

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Yara al Wazir is a humanitarian activist. She is the founder of The Green Initiative ME and a developing partner of Sharek Stories. She can be followed and contacted on twitter @YaraWazir


The UK is boasting an employment high, it’s not what it seems

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Peter Harrison is a British photojournalist whose career spans three decades, working for print, digital and broadcast media in the UK and the UAE. He's covered a broad spectrum of subjects, from health issues and farming in England, to the refugee crisis in Lebanon and the war in Afghanistan. He is a former senior editor with Al Arabiya English and tweets @PhotoPJHarrison.


Saudi students enter food trolley scene with waffle, crepes cart

Monday, 30 January 2017

A Saudi medical student and his two brothers have started selling waffles and crepes from a trolley ......

3 reasons why the former Saudi Labor minister was relieved

Sunday, 04 December 2016

Saudi King Salman issued orders exempting Dr. Moufarrej bin Saad Hagbani from the duties of Minister ......

Expats’ number rise by 12.17 percent in Saudi

Monday, 28 November 2016

There has been a 12.17 percent increase in the number of expatriates, according to the General ......

Saudi nationalization plan to create 1 million jobs in 15 years

Sunday, 27 November 2016

The proposed nationalization program that will come up for voting in the Shoura Council this week is ......

Big drop in Saudization rate in kingdom’s public sector

Sunday, 20 November 2016

The Saudi Ministry of Civil Service reported the rate of Saudization in the public sector decreased ......