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Doha Film Institute Announces Fall 2015 Grant Recipients: 30 projects from 19 countries to receive funding
Culture & Education | Monday 21 December, 2015 1:29 pm
The Doha Film Institute today announced recipients of the Fall 2015 session of its grants programme following the Dubai International Film Festival, where 15 of the Institute’s previous grantees, 4 of which are world premieres, were showcased.     Thirty projects from 19...
DAH, IISJ glowing torches at DAHMUN closing ceremony
Culture & Education | Sunday 20 December, 2015 3:50 am
 The 6th annual conference of Dar Al-Hekma Model United Nations (DAHMUN) themed “The light of Justice: A Glowing Torch or Burnt-Out Flame?” came to an end last week. It concluded with a splendid closing ceremony at Dar Al-Hekma (DAH) University’s auditorium. Huda Abdul...
Gulf Medical University Conducts Seminar on Use of Anti-Diabetic Medicines
Culture & Education | Monday 14 December, 2015 4:57 pm
The College of Pharmacy of Gulf Medical University (GMU), the leading private medical university in the region owned and operated by Thumbay Group, held a seminar titled “Safe, Effective and Affordable Use of Anti-Diabetic Medicines” at the University campus in Al Jurf, Ajman on...
Jeddah book fair a big hit
Culture & Education | Sunday 13 December, 2015 1:52 am
The greatest book in the world is the Holy Qur’an and one must understand the importance of reading and understanding it, Makkah Gov. Prince Khaled Al-Faisal said while inaugurating an international book fair here on Friday. A total of 25 countries with more than 440 international and...
Ahmed Al-Issa new education minister
Culture & Education | Saturday 12 December, 2015 3:21 am
In a shakeup announced on Friday, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman relieved Education Minister Azzam Al-Dakhil of his position and appointed him as an adviser at the Royal Court.  Ahmed bin Mohammed Al-Issa was appointed as the new education minister.  The royal decree...
Prince Khaled Al-Faisal graces launching of Jeddah International Book Fair
Culture & Education | Saturday 12 December, 2015 3:13 am
Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, emir of Makkah Province and adviser to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques graces launching of Jeddah International Book Fair on Friday. ...
KG holiday from Dec. 24
Culture & Education | Friday 11 December, 2015 2:12 pm
Minister of Education Azzam Al-Dakhil has announced that the midterm school holiday for students in kindergarten and at elementary schools will start on Thursday, Dec. 24. This is two weeks earlier than originally planned. The minister said on his Twitter account that the midterm school holiday...
Region’s first 3D Printing Olympiad for students to be held in Dubai
Culture & Education | Thursday 10 December, 2015 10:05 am
  Students from across the GCC will be participating in the region’s first 3D printing competition aimed at targeting young talent from schools and universities.   The Gulf 3D Printing Olympiad, inspired by the UAE Innovation Week, is the brainchild of ATLAB, a...
Saudi scholarship student makes major discovery
Culture & Education | Thursday 10 December, 2015 3:16 am
A Saudi scholarship student in Australia has improved and developed a method to recover ascaris eggs from sludge samples used as natural fertilizers for agricultural crops. Basma Ashour Khallaf who has enrolled in Biotechnology and Biology PhD course at RMIT in Melbourne, Australia, published...
Sultan Al Qasimi announces Sharjah as baby-friendly emirate
Culture & Education | Wednesday 9 December, 2015 4:17 pm
His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has announced Sharjah as a Baby- Friendly Emirate, making it the world's first baby-friendly city after adopting four standards for organizations to implement to be rated as baby-friendly....
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