Cairo University and Ain Shams University have stopped requiring applicants and students to list their religion on official forms.
The safety of children at schools is at risk following the water shortage in the Syrian capital.
With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.
Attacks and other hostile acts against Muslim students have left foreign students wary about their status in the United States.
A consortium of researchers who have studied young people in five Arab countries and Turkey find that young people place most of their confidence in their family network.
Saudi Arabia and Qatar say forged degrees and poor academic standards are reasons. Qatar’s decision includes undergraduates.
Iran is expanding its higher-education connections internationally, although it faces reticence in the Arab world.
Pursuing university studies in jail is legally possible in Egypt. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy.
After being thrown out of Egyptian universities because of their political activities, many Egyptian students have headed to Turkey to pursue their education.
Student elections have been a quiet affair this fall as students have begun to shy away from politics.