New Insights On the Arab World: 2016 Books

Ursula Lindsey / 12 Dec 2016 / Opinion

Ursula Lindsey offers up a cornucopia of fiction and nonfiction in Arabic, English and French for an intellectual feast.

Arabs Must Revive the Teaching of Arab History

Mahjoob Zweiri / 12 Dec 2016 / Opinion

Qatar University professor says the study of history is vital to individual identity, but the subject has been neglected in recent decades.

Increasing The Competitiveness of Arabic Language: Some Unusual Alternatives

Helen Abadzi / 21 Oct 2016 / Opinion

The challenge of Arabic script is one of the reasons behind Arab students’ disappointing performance results, the author explains.

Who Defines “Excellence” in Education? And How?

Clara Morgan / 13 May 2016 / Opinion

A more inclusive approach to improving educational quality in the Arab region could be the best solution.

Dresden, a Top German Research Center, Beats Expectations

Eman Kamel / 04 May 2016 / Opinion

An Arab journalist’s visit to Dresden, a German city rich with history but troubled by a xenophobic minority, takes some surprising turns.

Learning Arabic: Back to Basics May be the Best Innovation

Helen Abadzi / 01 May 2016 / Opinion

A back-to-basics approach to learning could be the most innovative way to improve Arab education.

A “City of Light” Illuminates Contemporary Research

Eman Kamel / 21 Apr 2016 / Opinion

The German city of Jena shows how industry and universities can collaborate to improve optical technology and energy efficiency.

Eastern Germany, Through Egyptian Eyes

Eman Kamel / 06 Apr 2016 / Opinion

From a trip to Germany, a Qatar-based writer got a fresh perspective on how scientists can work together to achieve their goals.

Studying Gulf Countries, their Influence and Divides

Ursula Lindsey / 09 Nov 2015 / Opinion

A new academic publication at the University of Oxford is taking an interdisciplinary look at the countries in the Gulf Cooperation Council.

A New Network To Support Better General Education

Maha Al-Hendawi / 13 Oct 2015 / Opinion

Leaders of the effort to improve courses that are designed to create more broadly educated students are meeting in Doha this week to form a new regional collaboration.