Press Releases

  • 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