Jordanian Student Suspended for Opposing Tuition Hike

Hamad Othman / 14 Feb 2017 / News

Jordanian universities restrain student movements by expelling their leaders .

U.S. Travel Ban Temporarily Halted Amid Global Outcry

Ursula Lindsey / 07 Feb 2017 / News

The president’s executive order has provoked criticism from U.S. academics, but little debate in the Arab world.

Academics Uneasy About Honorary Degrees for Rulers

Wagdy Sawahel / 03 Feb 2017 / News

Awarding symbolic doctorates to political rulers has a long and controversial history at Arab Universities.

2 Egyptian Universities Start Religion-Blind Admission

Jacob Wirtschafter / 13 Jan 2017 / News

Cairo University and Ain Shams University have stopped requiring applicants and students to list their religion on official forms.

In Damascus, Little Water, Little Education

Rasha Faek / 12 Jan 2017 / News

The safety of children at schools is at risk following the water shortage in the Syrian capital.

Five Years After the Arab Spring, Report Warns of New Uprising

Edward Fox / 11 Dec 2016 / News

With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.

Muslim Students Apprehensive About Post-Election America

Burton Bollag / 15 Nov 2016 / News

Attacks and other hostile acts against Muslim students have left foreign students wary about their status in the United States.

Circles of Trust: New Insights Into Arab Youth

Ursula Lindsey / 31 Oct 2016 / News

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.

Two Gulf Countries Limit Students Sent to Egypt

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 11 Oct 2016 / News

Saudi Arabia and Qatar say forged degrees and poor academic standards are reasons. Qatar’s decision includes undergraduates.

The End of Sanctions Opens Iran’s Academic Gates

Rasha Faek / 26 Aug 2016 / News

Iran is expanding its higher-education connections internationally, although it faces reticence in the Arab world.