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  • Amman, Jordan, July 18, 2012―American and Jordanian students advanced their language skills and understanding of each others’ cultures during a day-long forum hosted today by AMIDEAST/Jordan. The high school students are participants in two U.S. Department of State-funded initiatives that...more
  • Alexandria, Egypt, July 31, 2012 — AMIDEAST is pleased to announce that Adham El Batal from Alexandria, Egypt, is this year’s recipient of the David Mize Scholarship, a prestigious award that will cover his four years of undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. The award, which was...more
  • Washington, DC, July 9, 2012―AMIDEAST is pleased to announce that the Union for the Mediterranean labeled its Skills for Success project at its regular Senior Officials Meeting, which took place in Barcelona, Spain, on June 28, 2012. The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), a multilateral...more
  • Amman, June 25, 2012—AMIDEAST celebrated its move to a new headquarters for its Jordan operations today. Located in the heart of Amman, the spacious, modern facility will enable AMIDEAST’s Jordan country office to better serve the country’s growing need for a broad range of educational and...more
  • Ramallah, June 21, 2012―AMIDEAST is pleased that the following prominent Palestinian business and professional leaders have agreed to serve on its new advisory board in the West Bank and Gaza: Dr. Adnan Mjalli, Owner and President of Transtech Pharmaceuticals, Greensboro, N.C. Mr. Ahed...more
  • Washington, DC, June 18, 2012—AMIDEAST is pleased to announce that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected it to implement a $16.3 million project to improve teaching and learning practices in Palestinian schools. The four-year Leadership and Teacher Development (LTD)...more
  • Muscat, May 15, 2012 ―  AMIDEAST President and CEO Theodore H. Kattouf marked the five-year anniversary of AMIDEAST’s presence in Oman with a visit to Muscat, beginning May 11, 2012. During his four-day stay, he met with officials of Oman’s Ministry of Education and Ministry of Higher Education and...more
  • Washington, DC, April 18, 2012 ― AMIDEAST President and CEO Theodore Kattouf was honored by the Arab American Institute today for his long and distinguished public service career in government and as the head of AMIDEAST.  The AAI awarded him its Najeeb Halaby Award for Public Service in...more