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  • 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: Mr. Ahed Bseiso, President, Home Engineering Company Mr. Ammar Aker, CEO, The Paltel Group Mr. Bashar...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
  • Washington, DC, February 7, 2012 — AMIDEAST is pleased to announce the appointment of Samar Khleif as AMIDEAST’s new country director for Kuwait. She replaces Maureen Aldakheel, who is retiring after 14 years of dedicated service as country director for AMIDEAST/Kuwait. Samar Khleif Ms. Khleif...more
  •  Washington, DC, January 2, 2012 — AMIDEAST is pleased to announce the appointment of Dana Shuqom as its new country director for Jordan. She takes over just as AMIDEAST/Jordan completes the relocation of its Amman office to a much larger facility that will enable it to expand its offerings of...more
  • Washington, DC, October 31, 2011 — AMIDEAST is pleased to announce the appointment of Quincy Dermody as new country director for Tunisia. Ms. Dermody, who will be based in Tunis, brings over 10 years of experience in international education to this position. Nearly eight of those years were...more