1. The 2013 QS World University Rankings have been released, with American and the UK dominating the top 20.
We list the highest ranking universities, as well as the best placed from the Middle East and Gulf region. The highest ranking university in the world was revealed to be Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Vicious competition and a saturated marketplace have made life tough for Saudi Arabia’s third mobile operator, Zain KSA. But the appointment last year of one of the kingdom’s top telecoms figures, Sheikh Farhan Al Faisal Al Jarbaa, has helped the firm turn its fortunes around.