Omani researchers are testing the reputed healing effects of frankincense.
Despite the opportunities that vocational education can provide to support Gaza’s deteriorating economy, many challenges still hinder it.
Social scientists have traced the decline of the intricate social connections in Syrian society. They also recommend ways to restore them.
Professors have been fired and students disciplined under an anti-harassment policy that male and female students support.
Academics in the region are taking on FGM and providing much needed data to help combat the practice.
Hatoon al Fassi, a Saudi scholar, has provoked controversy in Qatar for arguing that the Koran, correctly interpreted, supports the empowerment of women.
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.
Scholarships and other programs seek to build what Syria will need when war is over.
An ever-widening ban on female professors wearing veils at Cairo University reflects a broader academic controversy.
Sociologist Fatema Mernissi published ground-breaking, wide-ranging scholarship that influenced a generation of Arab feminists.