The president’s executive order has provoked criticism from U.S. academics, but little debate in the Arab world.
With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.
The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.
Science communicator Hashem Al-Ghaili went against his parents’ wishes to pursue a science career.
In Yemen, military factions and tribal groups recruiting children and teenagers for the conflicts there, stunting the young people’s education and psyches.
In a village in southern Yemen, girls are mostly left out of schools. But one girl who managed to get some education now inspires others.
The Saudi-led operation in Yemen has shut down schools and universities and left some of them in ruins.
Female students in Sana’a University’s overcrowded dormitories have to deal with dirty water and a shortage of bathrooms.
An Al-Fanar Media survey of private higher-education costs in 13 Arab countries makes it possible to compare average prices.
Arab students looking for contemporary fields of study, coeducation, and an employment-oriented education are increasingly turning to private universities. The downside: cost.