Teaching Religious Tolerance in a Sectarian Time
Moderate Muslims and Pope Francis will seek to ease conflicts between religions this week when the Pope visits Al-Azhar University, a beacon of Sunni Islam.
Government plan will boost foreign currency revenues.
Egyptian universities are meting out punishments that far outweigh student infractions in an apparent attempt to keep a tight lid on student activism, the author says.
Travel bans and negative rhetoric have fueled concern for Arab overseas students, and U.S. institutions stand to lose more than revenue.
An Egyptian academic reflects on how people react to her when she travels and on the latest indignity, the U.K. and U.S. laptop ban.
A court has sentenced economist and human rights advocate, Nasser Bin Ghaith, to ten years in jail over his Tweets. The “bubble universities” are quiet.
The Tunis International Book Fair welcomed a large crowd—and academic books were among the key attractions.
- In #Egypt, just 28% of boys & men of 15 to 49-year-old think that female genital mutilation should be stopped. https://t.co/ZtClntvKr2 #FGM
- "الإدعاءات بأن تعاليم الأزهر تتضمن أفكاراً إرهابية ليست سوى حملات إعلامية تهدف لتقليص دور الأزهر، بل والإسلام نفسه.” https://t.co/YmyAxms9lo
- KUNA : MP Al-Enezi urges Arab higher education, scientific research development - Parliamentary - 21/04/2017 https://t.co/5KsO6DN3OT