American University of Beirut

Type: Organization
Name: American University of Beirut
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Girl of the week: Amal Alamuddin

Despite the fact that her change in relationship status has catapulted her into the global show business spotlight, Beirut-born Amal Alamuddin is so much more than simply the woman to secure George Clooney's heart...British-Lebanese lawyer Amal Alamuddin ... [Published Buro 24/7 - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Engineer embraced technology, travel, faith

Robert Saba believed that technology could improve the lives of anyone.“He had international connections. He traveled overseas a lot for work and really believed in technology transfer,” said Mona Asfour Saba, Mr. Saba's wife.Robert B. Saba of Hampton, ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

American University of Beirut Medical Center receives ACGME-I accreditation

The American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) recently announced it has received accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education – International (ACGME-I), becoming the fourth worldwide to be recognized.AUBMC joins ... [Published HCPro - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

American Universities Dominate New World University Rankings

Israel, Turkey and Saudi Arabia are home to the best universities in the Middle East, with the UAE lagging behind at the 25th position, according to the Center for World University Rankings. Globally, American universities dominate the ranking with Harvard ... [Published Dubai Chronicle - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Odisha: NRO urges Centre to include KBK towns in smart cities in scheme

Bhubaneswar: The Government has proposed in its Budget speech to establish 100 smart cities across the nation, which is a very welcome step. However, the 100 smart cities scheme seems political eyewash.It would actually serve no purpose in reducing large-scale ... [Published Orissadiary.com - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Lebanon will not import water

BEIRUT – Deputy Prime Minister Samir Moqbel said that Lebanon is not likely to import water from other countries, and will work on drilling wells as a “current solution” to the water crisis.“Wells are already being drilled in some locations, while others ... [Published NOW News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Syrian President Begins Third Term

CAIRO, EGYPT —Syrian President Bashar al Assad took the oath of office Wednesday for a third seven year term in office, amid a three-year-old civil war across much of the country.Unlike his two previous ceremonies, President Assad took the oath of office ... [Published VOA News - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Gunfight breaks out after water dispute

BEIRUT - Three people were injured in an armed confrontation sparked by an argument over access to water in the Akkar town of Bebnin in North Lebanon.The dispute, which began as an exchange of insults between young men from the Aal Rifahi and Aal Saad ... [Published NOW News - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Death Toll Rises In Gaza

More than 100 Palestinians have died in the latest serious outbreak of hostilities between Israel and Gaza, where Islamist group Hamas is in power. Israel and Hamas have aimed hundreds of rockets at each other over the past week.For the first time during ... [Published WNYC - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lebanon politician calls for urgent solution to water crisis

BEIRUT - Future bloc MP Mohammad Qabbani, who heads the parliamentary Public Works, Transportation, Energy and Water Committee, recommended importing water from Turkey before September to combat the water crisis currently facing Lebanon.“Lebanon is in ... [Published NOW News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

AUB hospital wins international accreditation

BEIRUT: The American University of Beirut said Thursday its medical center, AUBMC, has received institutional accreditation from a leading US medical organization, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education – International (AGGME-I) , becoming ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

How Creativity Might Be Tied to Sanity and Madness Alike | IdeaFeed

What's the Latest?Having a creative mind may correlate with both sanity and madness, debunking the popular notion that creative people tend toward mental instability. While tales of Vincent Van Gogh--and more recent video of Michael Jackson--indulge our ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 29 2014]

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media reporter David Carr wrote today  that social media is delivering horrific scenes of war "in the crucible of real time, without pause for reflection."
"AUB Libraries have joined the Arabic Collections Online (ACO), a five-year project funded by New York University Abu Dhabi that aims to digitize and make accessible worldwide over 100,000 volumes of Arabic content, a statement by AUB said Tuesday."
"His military campaigns have been by and large successful, whether it is in the Qalamoun region in shutting off the Lebanese back door to rebels, whether it is in retaking Homs, surrounding neighborhoods in Damascus and Aleppo. He is well on his way to retaking Aleppo, Syria's northern capital. So, he has struck a tone of confidence,” said Landis."
...Maliki is unacceptable to Sunni Arabs, to Kurds and to many Iraqi Shi'ites," said Khashan. "However, Jabouri's election represents a step in the right direction."

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PR at Its Finest: Mideast is Battle of Ideas, I... [Published Odwyer PR Daily - Jul 28 2014]
Lebanon: Drought and Misuse Behind Lebanon’s Wa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 28 2014]
Girl of the week: Amal Alamuddin [Published Buro 24/7 - Jul 28 2014]
Engineer embraced technology, travel, faith [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jul 26 2014]
American University of Beirut Medical Center re... [Published HCPro - Jul 25 2014]
Hanafi reflects on lack of Arab contribution in... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 24 2014]
Zaven Khanjian Appointed Executive Director of ... [Published Armenian Weekly - Jul 24 2014]
Washington Absurdity, Arab Helplessness [Published Middle East Online - Jul 23 2014]
DFRE announces winners of the DSS Apprenticeshi... [Published Gulf Daily Mail - Jul 22 2014]
AUB joins NYU to digitize 100,000 Arabic volumes [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 22 2014]
American Universities Dominate New World Univer... [Published Dubai Chronicle - Jul 21 2014]
Gaza burning: Less  than human [Published City Press - Jul 21 2014]
Promoting universities with different specializ... [Published Arab Times - Jul 21 2014]
Palestinians find support lacking from Arab nat... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 20 2014]
MAROC TELECOM : Appointment to Maroc Telecom's ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 18 2014]
In photos: The creative cave [Published Executive Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
Odisha: NRO urges Centre to include KBK towns i... [Published Orissadiary.com - Jul 18 2014]
Lebanese diet not so Mediterranean after all [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 17 2014]
Lebanon will not import water [Published NOW News - Jul 17 2014]
Wondering why the taps are running dry? ‘This i... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 16 2014]
Syrian President Begins Third Term [Published VOA News - Jul 16 2014]
AUB honors Shatah with scholarship fund [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 16 2014]
Higher regulation [Published Executive Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
Gunfight breaks out after water dispute [Published NOW News - Jul 15 2014]
Iraq Parliament Breaks Impasse, Elects New Speaker [Published VOA News - Jul 15 2014]
Is Lebanon ready for Uber and Careem? [Promocod... [Published Wamda - Jul 15 2014]
Why Arabic students choose Beirut [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 13 2014]
Ramadan Healthy Tips on Physique TV [Published Dubai PR Network - Jul 13 2014]
Fighting infrastructure and politics, this entr... [Published Wamda - Jul 13 2014]
Week Four [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Jul 13 2014]
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Lebanon: Drought and Misuse Behind Lebanon’s Wa... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 28 2014]
Source: Inter Press ServiceCountry: Lebanon, Syrian Arab Republic By Oriol Andrés Gallart BEIRUT, Jul 28 2014 (IPS) - In front of Osman Bin Affan Mosque, in a central but narrow street of Beirut, several tank trucks are being filled with large amounts ...
Israeli Rhetoric Hides War Crimes against Gaza [Published Informed Comment - Jul 10 2014]
By Chloé Benoist As Israeli forces began their assault on the Gaza Strip, Israel’s leaders and media ramped up a rhetoric offensive, using dehumanizing discourse to garner support for deadly military action in the besieged Palestinian territory. ...
George Clooney Mulls Run for Governor of Califo... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 27 2014]
Rumors surrounding pronounced Democratic Hollywood Actor George Clooney's possible transition from the silver screen into politics have been gaining traction, as a friend of the actor recently revealed he might be eyeing the California governorship; ...
‘AMCHA aims to suppress scholarship honestly di... [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 23 2014]
Dear Friends and Colleagues,  I write to provide a response to the false allegations made against me by the AMCHA Initiative in its latest escalation of the McCarthyist repression campaign to silence discussion of Palestinian rights on campus. (Editor’s ...
Reem Acra Designs Uniforms for the American Uni... [Published Women's Wear Daily - May 30 2014]
The designer, who is based in New York, is giving back to the hospital by creating uniforms for its staff. Continue reading... Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook . ...
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