• A technoeconomic assessment of microalgal culture technology implementation for combined wastewater treatment and CO2 mitigation in the Arabian Gulf 

      Al Ketife, Ahmed M.D.; Almomani, F; EL-Naas, Muftah; Judd, Simon ( Institution of Chemical Engineers , 2019 , Article)
      A technoeconomic assessment (TEA) has been conducted of the feasibility of large-scale application of microalgal culture technology (MCT) to the combined mitigation of CO2 emissions from flue gases and nutrient discharges ...
    • Arabian Gulf Cup offers hope of diplomatic breakthrough 

      McManus, John ( Gulf Studies center - Qatar University , 2020 , Article)
      On 8th December, Sayed Mohammed Jaffer, the captain of the Bahrain national football team, lifted aloft the Arabian Gulf Cup at Abdullah bin Khalifa stadium in Doha. The victory of his tiny island nation didn’t simply ...
    • Contemporary issues in Qatar’s food security 

      Miniaoui, Hela; Irungu, Patrick; Kaitibie, Simeon ( Middle East Institute, National University of Singapore , 2018 , Other)
      Qatar is one of the richest countries in the world. However, its domestic food production is so low that over 90 percent of its food supply has to be imported. This article provides some stylised facts on Qatar’s food ...
    • Contemporary Qatar : Examining State and Society 

      Zweiri, Mahjoob; Al Qawasmi, Farah; Abushouk, Ahmed Ibrahim; Al-Jaber, Khalid; Zaccara, Luciano; ... more authors ( Springer , 2021 , Book)
      This book addresses critical topics and unanswered questions on the contemporary state of Qatar. Drawing together a unique combination of authors that have researched the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in general, and the ...
    • Corporate choice between conventional bond and Sukuk issuance evidence from GCC countries 

      Grassa R.; Miniaoui H. ( Elsevier Ltd , 2018 , Article)
      Although there have been recent developments in respect of the diversification of capital markets in GCC countries, the motivations of the firms issuing Sukuk or conventional bonds have remained largely unexplored. Using ...
    • Corporate Choice between Conventional Bonds and Sukuk Issuance: Evidence from GCC Countries 

      Grassa, Rihab; Miniaoui, Hela ( Elsevier , 2018 , Article)
      Although there have been recent developments in respect of the diversification of capital markets in GCC countries, the motivations of the firms issuing Sukuk or conventional bonds have remained largely unexplored. Using ...
    • COVID-19 and Plummeting Oil Prices; a Time of Reckoning for Oman 

      al Mukhaini, Ahmed Ali M. ( Gulf Studies Center , 2020 , Article)
      As Oman braces itself to embark on the 'Oman 2040 Vision', the year 2020 comes as a year of reckoning in several regards. The death of Sultan Qaboos on 10th January, marked the beginning of an era where state institutions ...
    • Covid-19 Crisis and Iran-Turkey-Qatar Relations: Economic Downgrade and Corona Diplomacy 

      Battaloglu, Nesibe Hicret ( Gulf Studies Center , 2020 , Article)
      The Covid-19 pandemic has become a global issue beyond being a health crisis alone. Since its emergence in China, the virus has spread to every continent except Antarctica. The Middle East is no exception and the socio-economic ...
    • Covid-19 in Kuwait: An Opportunity for the Government 

      Albloshi, Hamad H. ( Gulf Studies Center , 2020 , Article)
      The first Covid-19 disease case was found in Kuwait on February 24th, 2020 when a Kuwaiti citizen was tested positive after coming back from Iran. Since then, the Kuwaiti government has taken many measures to contain its ...
    • Covid-19 in Qatar: Well Versed in Crisis Management 

      Jones, Marc Owen ( Gulf Studies Center , 2020 , Article)
      As of April 13th 2020, Qatar has 2979 positive cases of Covid-19. Like a number of other countries, Qatar was caught off guard by the novel respiratory virus. Initially assessed as posing a low risk to the country, the ...
    • Covid-19 in Saudi Arabia: Beyond the health crisis 

      Occhiuto, Antonino ( Gulf Studies Center , 2020 , Article)
      The Covid-19 pandemic is already exerting a heavy economic toll on all areas of the world. The energy producing countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) make no exception. In Saudi Arabia, the economic impact of the ...
    • Covid-19 in War-Ravaged Yemen: Ends or doubles the war? 

      Dogan-Akkas, Betul ( Gulf Studies Center , 2020 , Article)
      Yemen is a suffering war zone since the beginning of the civil war in 2014, out of the clash between Yemeni government in Sana'a' and the Northern tribes, mainly, the Houthi insurgents. As of 2020, after two military ...
    • Covid-19, a Common Threat towards Intrusive Regionalism 

      Zakeri, Mahdokht ( Gulf Studies Center , 2020 , Article)
      The Covid-19 pandemic news has become the top headline of almost all international media and the topic of everyday conversation among people. Coronavirus, like international terrorism is a global challenge to both states ...
    • Developing Culturally Aware School Leaders: Measuring the Impact of an International Internship Using the MGUDS 

      Richardson, Jayson, W.; Imig, Scott; Ndoye, Abdou ( SAGE Publications , 2013 , Article)
      Developing globally minded citizens has become a national push and a stated priority for many higher education institutions in the United States. This article focuses on one university’s efforts to develop globally minded ...
    • Development of Bangladeshi immigrant entrepreneurship in Canada 

      Rahman, Md Mizanur ( SAGE , 2018 , Article)
      Canada has developed a comprehensive immigration policy to accept different types of immigrants under its economic, family and humanitarian immigration categories. Canada invites over a quarter-million immigrants in a year. ...
    • Dynamic Parametric and Nonparametric Hedging: Evidence from the Arab Gulf Equity Markets 

      Nekhili, Ramzi; Miniaoui, Hela ( EuroJournals , 2017 , Article)
      This paper examines the optimal hedging strategies in the Arab Gulf equity markets using a parametric and a nonparametric dynamic approaches in modeling the conditional variances and covariances of equity returns. The ...
    • Effect of pH on acidic and basic chelating agents used in the removal of iron sulfide scales: A computational study 

      Onawole, Abdulmujeeb T.; Hussein, Ibnelwaleed A.; Saad, Mohammed A.; Mahmoud, Mohamed; Ahmed, Musa E.M.; ... more authors ( Elsevier B.V. , 2019 , Article)
      Iron sulfide scale is a major challenge in the upstream section of the oil and gas industry. It is responsible for precipitate formation in tubulars, and it damages equipment. This leads to a loss in production. Mechanical ...
    • ePortfolio Integration in Teacher Education Programs: Does Context Matter from a Student Perspective? 

      Ndoye, Abdou; Parker, Michele A.; Ritzhaupt, Albert D. ( IGI Global , 2012 , Book chapter)
      Though ePortfolios have grown in acceptance by teacher education programs across the United States, there still remain many questions regarding whether the tools are meeting student and teacher education program needs. ...
    • Gulf Security in the Age of Covid-19 

      Cole, Juan; Baabood, Abdullah; Kozhanov, Nikolay; Zaccara, Luciano; Al Ansari, Majed ( Gulf Studies center - College of Arts & Sciences - Qatar University , 2020 , Video)
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    • How sanctions and the pandemic affect Iran's economy 

      Salehi-Isfahani, Djavad ( Gulf Studies Center , 2020 , Article)
      Iran has been under international sanctions of one kind or another for four decades, but its economy has never been as bad as it is now. In May 2018, the Trump administration began its campaign of maximum pressure to force ...