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  • Washington, DC, October 10, 2013— AMIDEAST is pleased to welcome Shahinaz Ahmed as the new country director for AMIDEAST’s field operation in Egypt. Ms. Ahmed, who will be based in Cairo, takes charge of AMIDEAST’s largest field operation, with offices in Cairo and Alexandria, as well as
  • Washington, DC, October 10, 2013 — AMIDEAST is launching a new education abroad program for American undergraduate students in the Sultanate of Oman, beginning in spring 2014. The new program will be part of AMIDEAST Education Abroad Programs in the Arab World, which began in 2007 and over
  • Washington, DC, August 12, 2013 — AMIDEAST is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Chris Shinn as its new country director for Tunisia. Dr. Shinn, who will be based in Tunis, brings to this position extensive experience in international education, including nearly a decade directing
  • The AMIDEAST community is deeply saddened by the tragic death of Andrew Pochter during the demonstrations in Alexandria, Egypt, on Friday, June 28, 2013. Andrew, a rising junior at Kenyon College in Ohio, was spending his summer as an intern at our training center in Alexandria, engaged in