education in the East

Student from Batumi receives $ 1 million from Abu Dhabi

David Jincharadze, the graduate student from Batumi, told the local media that he had received a $ 1 million grant from Abu Dhabi to study at the New York University in the UAE. "After graduation, I will continue my studies in Abu …

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Iran bans teaching of English in schools - media

Iran has banned the teaching of English in primary schools, a senior education official said. "Teaching English in government and non-government primary schools in the official curriculum is against laws and regulations," the …

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Kazakh students missing in Egypt

The Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs seeks assistance of the Egypt's authorities in search for six missing Kazakh students aged 20 to 24, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Anuar Zhainakov said. Zhainakov said …

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Iranian teachers protest near parliament

Graduates of Iranian pedagogical universities protest in front of the parliament building today, before the draft budget of will be reviewed by MPs. Iranian teachers gathered at the square near parliament, demanding to adopt amendments, …

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Ankara issues arrest warrants for 100 hospital staff

Turkey issued arrest warrants for 100 staff, including doctors, at the main military hospital in Ankara as part of the investigation into last month’s failed coup, local media reported. Police were searching the Gulhane Military …

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Atambayev: Ankara should not threaten us with coup

If someone wants to help Kyrgyzstan, this help should be unconditional, the President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev said. Kyrgyzstan is a sovereign country, any assistance should be provided without conditions, the President …

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Turkish academics banned from going abroad

Turkey's Council of Higher Education has temporarily banned all academics from travelling abroad. The move follows last week's failed coup and comes amid a wide-ranging purge of state employees, BBC reports. More than …

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Iranian Schools Enroll Afghan Students Free of Charge

A new decree issued by Iran’s Interior Ministry will enable Afghan expatriates in the country to get schooling for their children free of charge. Afghan families residing in Iran will no more have to pay any fee to sign up their …

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Rouhani: Iranian orphans' future promising

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addressed a fast-breaking (Iftar) ceremony with orphans on the occasion of the first day of Ramadan. The President stressed that the government will do its best to support the …

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