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Unesco IITE board appoints new head

The governing board of the Unesco Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) has appointed Dr Mansoor Al Awar, chancellor of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), as its head. The appointment will help

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Unesco IITE board appoints new head

The governing board of the Unesco Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE) has appointed Dr Mansoor Al Awar, chancellor of the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), as its head. The appointment will help

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Two Turkey sites win World Heritage status

Cumalikizik in the Turkish province of Bursa, known as the birthplace of the Ottoman Empire, and the cultural landscape of Pergamon in the Izmir province are among the sites awarded the Unesco World Heritage status recently. The d

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Bahrain plans new school curricula

Bahrain will draw up a national framework for educational curricula in the next school year, said a senior government official. Education Minister Dr Majid Al Nuaimi announced the blueprint as he hosted his second Ramadan majlis,

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Zain, Ericsson join Sudan peace programme

Unesco has joined hands with leading telecom groups Ericsson and Zain Group for the expansion of the Youth Peacemaker Network (YPN) in South Sudan’s Equatorias region. Unesco Special Envoy, Humanist and Artist and Forest Whi

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Samsung, Unesco in first global partnership

Samsung Electronics and Unesco announced a partnership to give students in the developing world access to better education by putting Unesco's expertise in the field together with Samsung's Smart School facilities and solutions.

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Sheraton Dubai Creek to reopen in April

The iconic Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers is set to reopen its doors on April 9, following a $50 million renovations and refurbishment project of its guestrooms, public spaces and restaurants. “The Creek has long be

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Unesco vows to restore Islamic museum in Cairo

Unesco yesterday pledged to help restore a renowned museum dedicated to Islamic history in Cairo that was devastated by a bomb last week, with officials expressing "shock" at the scale of the damage. The Museum of Islami

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Global role for Bahraini engineer

Abdul Majeed Al Gassab, the president of Bahrain Society of Engineers (BSE), has been appointed as the "Special Advisor” to the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) president Marwan Abdelhamid. WFEO is a

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Bahrain plans patriotism lessons in schools

Bahrain is to introduce patriotism into its curriculum in an attempt to prevent violence in schools, a report said. The government is working with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) as pa

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