Press Releases

  • Abu Dhabi, December 13, 2010 — In order to better serve a diverse mix of individuals and institutions in the UAE, AMIDEAST has expanded its offices in Abu Dhabi. An official opening ceremony and ribbon-cutting, held today on the new premises, was attended by Dr. Tayeb Kamali, Vice Chancellor of the...more
  • Abu Dhabi, December 7, 2010 — America-Mideast Educational and Training Services, Inc. (AMIDEAST) has been named ETS Global’s Country Master Distributor (CMD) in the United Arab Emirates under a three-year agreement signed today in Abu Dhabi. The new agreement benefits UAE students, educators,...more
  • Washington, DC, November 4, 2010 —The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has awarded AMIDEAST a $225,000 grant that will enable it to support Egypt’s largest and most prestigious public university, Cairo University, as it seeks to strengthen its capacity to host U...more
  • Cairo, Egypt, August 20, 2010 — AMIDEAST is pleased to announce the start of a new program that will provide Egyptian Imams and female religious scholars with the linguistic tools needed to engage in discussions and explanations of Islam, particularly to non-Muslims.  Funded by the U.S. Department...more
  • Washington, DC, March 30, 2010 — AMIDEAST is pleased to announce the launch of a scholarship initiative that will enable more American college students to live and study in the Arab world. Beginning this summer, the new AMIDEAST Arab Heritage Fund Scholarship Program will provide a limited number...more
  • Amman, Jordan, March 22, 2010 — Senior representatives of AMIDEAST announced plans today to expand the American organization’s operations in Jordan, including the opening of a training center in Aqaba and a new scholarship initiative for women entrepreneurs. “We are pleased to announce the...more
  • For the fourth consecutive year with funding from the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem and in partnership with UNRWA, AMIDEAST conducted “Camp Discovery” — a multi-faceted, learner-centered summer camp experience for Palestinian youth aged 8–14 in refugee camps in Gaza and the West Bank.  ...more

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