Higher Education Is Wide Open

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With the student or young adult population the majority in most, if not all, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, the higher education sector can perceive it as a boon, not a liability. Countries like Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf Cooperation Counties (GCC) have the resources and student population to build universities…

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Digital Marketing Is on the Rise in MENA… But!

Social Media in Middle East

  The link between marketing, data analytics, and business growth is slowly becoming clear in the Middle East – North Africa (MENA) region. The region has extremely low expenditure on Research and Development (R&D)[1], barring the minor exception of the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC), and has policy institutes aligned with universities or government interests, that…

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Social Media in Middle East

The Pendelum Is Swinging: Factors Affecting the Media Landscape in Middle East

TV Production in Middle East

  In the age of technology, one observation is definite: Arab television and Web production are making strides. Major players in the industry are Roya Television in Jordan, Imagenation in the United Arab Emirates, Al-Jazeera, and Doha Film Institute in Qatar. Imagenation, the only corporate entity in the Arab region that finances films, is now…

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TV Production in Middle East

Key Changes in Construction Sector

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  It has historically been the biggest or one of the biggest employment sectors in the Arab region, and has understandably attracted some of the most accomplished graduates. The Arab region had a construction boom in the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, with millions of Dollars’ worth of civil, industrial, and residential construction projects. Indeed, Saudi…

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