Invited Media Interviews

In addition to the list below, during my term as Minister of Education and Higher Education (2011-13), I was invited to many media interviews, some of which are reported in the following book I published: Documentary of Events during Minister Hassan Diab’s Term at the Ministry of Education & Higher Education, Typopress, Beirut, Lebanon, May 2013. https://www.dropbox.com/s/5v6uy5ihb1q2n2i/Book1-Full.pdf?dl=0

  1. November 2, 2016: Interview with Christine Ma’alouf in the“النور معنا” (translated: The light is with us) program on Noursat TV (noursat.tv) to discuss: “The outlook beyond the presidential election”, Beirut, Lebanon.
  2. July 29, 2016: Interview with the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy at the International Symposium on Cultural Diplomacy in the Arab World “The Political, Economic and Cultural Dimensions” held in Berlin, Germany.
  3. December 16, 2012: Interview with the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy on “Entrepreneurship and the technology industry in the Middle East” in Berlin, Germany. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zg7JB_Kr9LQ
  4. September 7, 2012: Interview at the “نقطة عالسطر” (translated: period or full stop) program on Radio Voice of Lebanon, Beirut, Lebanon.
  5. May 11, 2012: Interview with Wardeh at the Salon al-Sabt (translated: Saturday Lounge) program on Radio Orient, Beirut, Lebanon.

Part 1: https://www.dropbox.com/s/eq4yjn837sh88ak/Wardeh%20with%20Diab%201.aiff?dl=0

Part 2: https://www.dropbox.com/s/mgco4v1923bc4iu/Wardeh%20with%20Diab%202.aiff?dl=0

  1. April 4, 2012: Television Interview with CNN regarding the official program pertaining to the unified history book in the Lebanese schools curricula.
  2. March 28, 2012: Interview al-Afkar magazine regarding the progress of work at the Ministry of Education & Higher Education. http://www.alafkar.net/details.php?type=local&id=402
  3. December 17, 2009: Television Interview pertaining to the opening of the “International Symposium on Science and Higher Education in the Middle East” at Yeditepe University, Istanbul on TRT1 (National Turkish Television) channel, Turkey.
  4. December 7, 2009: Interview with L’Economiste newspaper in Casablanca on Higher Education in Morocco. Article printed on 28 December 2009.
  5. December 7, 2009: Interview with Al-sabah magazine in Casablanca on Higher Education in Morocco. Article printed on 20 January 2010.
  6. December 7, 2009: Television Interview on Atlantic Radio, Casablanca on Higher Education in Morocco.
  7. November 15, 2009: Television Interview (Good Morning KSA) in a program entitled “Professional and health sector services in the region” on KSA2 channel, Saudi Arabia.
  8. June 13, 2005: Television Interview (together with another three university presidents) in a program entitled “The role of institutions of higher learning in scientific research and community service” on Omani TV, Oman.
  9. August 24, 2004: Television Interview in the Alnass Wal-Khareef (translated: People and Autumn) program on Omani TV, Oman. The program introduced Dhofar University as well as the application procedure, admission requirements and entrance exams.
  10. September 5, 2004: Radio Interview in the Masa’ Al-Khair (translated: Good Evening) program on Omani Radio, Oman. The program introduced Dhofar University and discussed the registration system, orientation program, specializations offered, and entrance exams for new students.
  11. September 7, 2004: Television Interview in the Qahwet Al-Sabah (translated: Morning Coffee) program on Omani TV, Oman. The program introduced the various programs and Colleges at Dhofar University as well as the graduation requirements.
  12. September 25, 2004: An article in the Al Shabiba (Omani) newspaper entitled: “Dr. Hassan Diab: The University will represent a significant event in the Omani academic map.”
  13. February 20, 2001: Television Interview for the Chababez program on LBCI (Lebanese Broadcasting Company International) TV, Beirut, Lebanon. The program addressed electrical engineering and computer engineering education: undergraduate and graduate programs, research opportunities, etc.
  14. April 2000: Television Interview for the Open University program on NBN (National Broadcasting Network) TV, Beirut, Lebanon. The program addressed employment opportunities for electrical engineering and computer engineering graduates.