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New trains to replace shuttle buses

January 23, 2011

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By Sidra Ayub     With three silver and gold, locomotive-style trains already chugging down the roads in Education City, plans are underway to replace the existing shuttle buses with more trains like these by early April.   These decisions are made by the top m...

U.S. should talk to Afghan Taliban leader, says journalist

January 23, 2011

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By Saif Alnuweiri     Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh, who now writes primarily for The New Yorker magazine, called Afghanistan “a legacy…that will be hard to pay off.â€...

Qatar 2022: The Time is Now

December 6, 2010

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By Yara Darwish     Thousands of people rejoiced in the streets of Doha, including many Education City students, on Thursday night after FIFA announced that the 2022 World Cup would take place in Qatar.   During the final bid presentation on Wednesday, Sheikha Mozah ...

Neighbors worry about Education City expansion

December 5, 2010

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Al Jazeera’s Hassan Ibrahim warns students to be wary of media law

December 2, 2010

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By Saif Alnuweiri   Arab nations would be better off without media laws,  said Hassan Ibrahim, a senior producer at Al-Jazeera International, the 24-hour English news and current affairs channel.  "When governments s...

Student Center opening delayed…again

November 24, 2010

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By Caitlin Sewell and Zeena Al Tahhan     The initial contract for Education City's Student Center called for it to be completed in July 2009 but 18 months later, students are still waiting for opening of what was or...

Education City admissions representatives hit the road

November 24, 2010

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By Benazir Karim     Admissions representatives from each of the six Education City university branch campuses have been on the road, literally, since October 8, recruiting students for the classes of 2015. And there are still miles to go before the drive ends.   The ...

A porter’s day at Souq Waqif

November 24, 2010

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Petition fails: NU-Q Monday classes still run

November 11, 2010

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By Laala Al Jaber   Despite numerous Northwestern University in Qatar students raising religious objections to the university's Eid schedule, classes next Monday will run as scheduled, said a senior NU-Q official.  ...

Tiger

November 11, 2010

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By Laala Al Jaber   When rumors began circulating that a tiger was wandering around Education City after escaping from a house in Qatar, pandemonium and excitement enveloped the educational community on October 21. Students q...

A fighter’s profile

November 11, 2010

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So how does the Doha Debates choose its topics?

November 8, 2010

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By Saif Alnuweiri   Choosing topics for the Doha Debates, which has been produced by the Qatar Foundation for eight years and shown regularly on the BBC, has never been an easy task. Topics have to be controversial enough to have at least two sides debating, the ...

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