Egyptian Online Platform Shakes Up Private Tutoring

Menna A. Farouk / 15 Feb 2017 / News

Tutorama aims to make high quality tutoring easily accessible in Egypt.

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.

Egyptian Universities See Boom in Foreign Students

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 07 Feb 2017 / News

Low fees and breadth of choice have led to a huge rise in Arab and foreign students in Egypt.

High-Flying Libyan Scholars in U.S. and Canada

Edward Fox / 31 Jan 2017 / News

Four winners of Libyan student excellence awards residing in North America have social missions as well as academic ones.

Troubled Times for African and Arab Students in Tunisia

Ibtissem Jamel / 30 Jan 2017 / News

Tunisian universities attract many international students. The visitors praise the universities, but complain of racism and other obstacles.

U.S. Selective Ban on Visas Shuts Out Arab Students

Burton Bollag / 30 Jan 2017 / News

President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily blocking the citizens of seven countries from entering the United States could ultimately affect up 17,000 Arab and Iranian students.

Iraqi Universities Focus on Teaching English

Michelle Grajek / 25 Jan 2017 / News

Two new English-language teaching centers open in Iraq, to meet demand from Iraqi employers.

New Egyptian High-School Exam Seeks to Fight Cheating

Menna A. Farouk / 23 Jan 2017 / News

Ministry of Education hopes exam papers will be harder to leak on social media.

In The Midst of War, Syria Raises Enrollment Fees

Mokhtar Alibrahim / 20 Jan 2017 / News

Students say fee increases make life even more difficult.