Iran detains at least 10 sugar factory workers after strike

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

At least 10 workers at a major Iranian sugar factory have been detained following new strikes in ......

WATCH: Iranian workers protest over unpaid wages at Friday prayers

Saturday, 17 November 2018

Workers from the Iranian sugarcane company Haft Tappeh Sugarcane gathered outside the ......

Saudi female employment in private sector rise 8.8 percent

Thursday, 08 November 2018

The number of Saudi female employees in the private sector- covered by social security- increased by ......

Abu Dhabi rescue team save window cleaners from 21st floor of high-rise

Saturday, 06 October 2018

Two workers were rescued from the 21st floor of an Abu Dhabi building after they almost fell off a ......

UAE amnesty: Illegal Bangladeshi’s AED 1.3 million overstay fine waived

Friday, 03 August 2018

A 22-year-old Bangladeshi in the UAE emirate of Umm Al Quwain has made history of sorts by availing ......

Kuwaiti vlogger slammed for saying Filipino migrants should not get days off

Saturday, 21 July 2018

A Kuwaiti social media celebrity in makeup, called Sondos Al Qattan , was slammed by many social ......

Artificial Intelligence and the future of work

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Dr. Adil Rasheed is Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence and Strategic Analyses (IDSA) based in New Delhi since August 2016. For over 20 years, he has been a journalist, researcher, political commentator for various international think tanks and media organizations, both in the United Arab Emirates and India. He was Senior Research Fellow at the United Services Institution of India (USI) for two years from 2014 to 2016, where he still holds the honorary title of Distinguished Fellow. He has also worked at the Abu Dhabi-based think tank The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) for eight years (2006-14).


Report says 550 Indians stranded in Qatar for months

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

More than 550 Indians of a Doha-based construction company are said to be stranded in Qatar for ......

Still popular, Brazil’s Lula starts serving jail sentence

Monday, 09 April 2018

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva woke up in jail Sunday, becoming the first ......

India says 39 workers abducted in Iraq in 2015 found dead

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Iraqi authorities have found the bodies of 39 Indian workers who were abducted by militants from the ......

Finding the courage to live your life, your way

Monday, 19 March 2018

I was ten years old when I looked into the mirror one day after being bullied at school and said to ......

Philippine officials to visit Kuwait amid worker row

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Philippine officials are headed to Kuwait on Thursday to seek greater protection for migrant workers ......

Bus fire in Kazakhstan kills 52 Uzbeks

Thursday, 18 January 2018

A bus caught fire in a remote part of Kazakhstan on Thursday, killing 52 citizens of neighbouring ......

The virtues of workforce diversity

Monday, 20 November 2017

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 .


Qatar at center of oil crisis, amid migrant woes and World Cup fears

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Qatar’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamad bin Abdulrahman al-Thani has said that regaining ......