Palestinian Museum to Host ‘Feast of Ashes’ Book Launch
The Palestinian Museum in Ramallah on Sunday will host a book launch for “Feast of Ashes” from 6:30-8:30 pm. Written by Sato Moughalian, an Armenian-American, the book focuses on her grandfather, David Ohannessian, one of the artists credited with introducing Armenian ceramics in Jerusalem. Ohannessian founded the “Dome of... Read more
Consortium Completes Exit from GEMS Education Investments
A consortium of investors led by Fajr Capital, including Blackstone and Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, the sovereign wealth fund of  Bahrain, have announced the completion of their divestment from Dubai-based GEMS Education. The completion of the sale to a consortium led by CVC Capital Partners follows the signing of... Read more
Chinese Language Programme To Officially Launch in UAE, Will Hire 150 Chinese Language Teachers
A Chinese language programme will officially launch in UAE schools starting in September, according to the Ministry of Education. About 150 Chinese language teachers will be recruited for the academic year 2019-2020, a ministry report cited by state news agency WAM said. It said the plan comes amid the... Read more
HBKU Launches New Online Programme with edX Partnership
Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) has launched a new online programme ‘Sustainability and Major Sport Events’ as part of its ongoing agreement with edX, a global provider of massive open online courses  created by Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The professional certificate programme in ‘Sustainability... Read more
National Museum of Qatar Launches Summer Programme
The National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) has launched a series of workshops and demonstrations to celebrate the important role of traditional crafts in Qatar. Taking inspiration from the objects on display in the museum galleries, the workshops focus on design and decorative patterns that are typical of local craftsmanship... Read more
Students from Qatar participate in Chemistry Olympiad in France
A team of students from Qatar will participate in the 51st International Chemistry Olympiad 2019 in Paris, France. The competition is on until July 30. This is the first time students from Qatar are participating in this international scientific competition, which consists of two theoretical and practical examinations in... Read more