Shrinking Egyptian Economy Cramps Social Sciences
As the Egyptian pound decreases in value against the dollar, academic disciplines that consider themselves the home of critical thinking say they are at risk.
A female entrepreneur spotted a gap in the food market, and found a way to fill it, despite civil war. Can her success be repeated?
In Morocco, a meeting emphasized the need for more arts in school curriculum and for more facilities to train creative professionals.
A biologist is this year’s Qatar recipient of the L’Oréal-Unesco for Women in Science Middle East Fellowship award, for her research on microbiota.
Attacks and other hostile acts against Muslim students have left foreign students wary about their status in the United States.
A commentator describes what education should be like after coalition forces have expelled Islamic State forces from Mosul.
Students in Palestine are surrounded by a weak economy with high unemployment and dwindling donor support. Rising tuition is the last straw for many.
Arab researchers in the social sciences have always faced intense government scrutiny. Now they say it’s getting worse.
Many of those displaced from Mosul are deeply committed to their home. Harnessing their ideas and energy will be key when the battle to recapture the city is over, argue the authors.
The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.
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