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Arab Students Caught in Regional Conflict With Qatar

Aisha Elgayar / 13 Jun 2017 / News

After many Arab countries broke relations with Qatar, Qataris abroad are facing the consequences and Arab students and professors in Qatar also feel threatened.

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.

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