The Light Inside the Tunnel

Sabah Hamamou / 22 May 2017 / Opinion

A slight twist on an old saying can help those discouraged by the situation in the Arab world, says an Al-Fanar Media editor.

What International Higher Education is Missing: Refugees

Rasha Faek / 01 May 2017 / Opinion

To fully embrace a global approach, universities must include the education of refugees and displaced people, says the managing editor of Al-Fanar Media.

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.

In Sudan, U.S. Sanctions Cripple Higher Education

Alaa Shibeika / 18 Jul 2016 / Opinion

Local scientific organizations and scholars use workarounds to continue their research under difficult conditions.

How to Avoid Getting Cheated by Phony Scholarships

Benjamin Plackett / 24 Feb 2015 / Opinion

Fraudulent universities use fake scholarships as bait to lure unsuspecting students to part with their money. Here’s how to protect yourself.

A Sudanese Student Watches a University Grow Dark

Alaa Shibeika / 04 Aug 2014 / Opinion

The University of Khartoum, the oldest and largest university in Sudan, closed in May after months of conflict.