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Egyptian Universities Want More Foreign Students

Menna A. Farouk / 19 Apr 2017 / News

Government plan will boost foreign currency revenues.

Egyptian Universities Abuse Disciplinary Codes to Squeeze Student Freedoms

Mahmoud Shalabi / 14 Apr 2017 / Opinion

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.

Unfriendly U.S. Policies Threaten Arab Student Flows

Dean Hoke / 13 Apr 2017 / Opinion

Travel bans and negative rhetoric have fueled concern for Arab overseas students, and U.S. institutions stand to lose more than revenue.

Traveling With The Respect You Deserve

Maha Bali / 07 Apr 2017 / Opinion

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.

UAE Jails Economist: The Silence is Deafening

Ursula Lindsey / 05 Apr 2017 / Opinion

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.

Academic Books Flourish at Tunisia’s Book Fair

Ibtissem Jamel / 05 Apr 2017 / News

The Tunis International Book Fair welcomed a large crowd—and academic books were among the key attractions.

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