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An Online Movement Translates Academic Articles Into Arabic

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 09 Jun 2017 / Resources

To meet a need for Arabic versions of publications in science and humanities, volunteers are publishing new translations online.

UAE Researchers Tackle Diabetes from the Feet Up

Benjamin Plackett / 06 Jun 2017 / News

Analysis of patients’ footprints is providing important clues about the progression of diabetes, and opening the door to earlier intervention.

Historical Wounds Are Not Healing in Tunisia

Ursula Lindsey / 06 Jun 2017 / News

Transitional justice process sparks debate about how historians have treated the country’s founding father and his legacy.

Cairo University Fights Sexual Harassment

Jacob Wirtschafter, Mina Nader / 05 Jun 2017 / News

Professors have been fired and students disciplined under an anti-harassment policy that male and female students support.

Palestinian University Graduates Face Harsh Futures

Asma' Jawabreh / 02 Jun 2017 / News

To a greater extent than in any other Arab country, those who graduate from universities in Palestine struggle in the job market.

Rebuilding Mosul’s Library Book by Book

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 26 May 2017 / News

Thousands of books are donated to rebuild the library of the University of Mosul, in Iraq.

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