WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama will spend next week in Qatar and Jordan to promote her global education initiative for girls, the White House announced Wednesday. It will be her first official visit to the Middle East.
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- 5 November, 2015 Grounded in Qatar, first lady to return to Washington WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says Michelle Obama is heading home after being grounded by bad weather in the Middle East.Powered by WPeMatico
- 5 November, 2015 'Disappointed' Michelle Obama calls off Jordan trip Michelle Obama has called off plans to travel to Jordan on her Middle East tour after bad weather left her stranded in Qatar for 36 hours, an official said Thursday. "Due to a weather call, the first lady's plane has been grounded in Doha and unable to travel to Amman," an official […]
- 3 November, 2015 Michelle Obama talks 'Let Girls Learn' in Qatar First Lady Michelle Obama visited the largest US Air Force base outside the United States Tuesday on the first full day of a Middle East tour. Obama is in Qatar as part of a seven-day regional tour during which she is expected to focus on the issue of "cultural beliefs" obstructing […]
- 2 November, 2015 Michelle Obama arrives in Qatar for education trip Michelle Obama arrived Monday in Qatar on the opening stage of her first solo Middle East tour, where she is expected to call for addressing "cultural beliefs" obstructing girls' education. The US first lady is set to speak at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) on […]
- 5 November, 2015 Michelle Obama wants 'honest conversation' on girls' education Michelle Obama called for an end to "outdated laws and traditions" preventing millions of girls around the world from completing their education, in an impassioned speech Wednesday in Qatar. The US first lady, on a seven-day trip to the Middle East, told an education conference in Doha […]