In Yemeni Camp, a Principal Struggles to Keep Girls in School

Mohammed Ali Kalfood / 26 May 2017 / Opinion

A head teacher in Yemen’s biggest camp for internally displaced people is struggling to keep the doors open – and to prevent girls dropping out.

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.

Cast Away: Stories of Survival

Edward Fox / 30 Apr 2017 / Opinion

A Brussels-based foreign correspondent has traced the tales of five people who fled their countries to seek a haven in Europe.

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.

The Urgent Need to Protect and Rebuild Arab Higher Education

Sansom Milton, Sultan Barakat / 29 Oct 2015 / Opinion

A set of global principles that seek to safeguard universities and help them recover from conflict could benefit the Arab region, the authors argue.

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.

University Graduates With No Hope For Jobs

Asma al-Mohattwari / 23 May 2014 / Opinion

Yemeni university graduates stand helpless because of the inability of the state to hire them.