Collaboration is the Future for Arab University Libraries

Wagdy Sawahel / 09 Jan 2017 / Resources

Academic libraries in the Arab world are discovering the benefits of working together in consortia.

Arab Science Needs More Respect

Benjamin Plackett / 22 Sep 2016 / Resources

Arab countries are exporting their best researchers instead of building up the scientific enterprise locally, say the authors of chapter in a UNESCO report.

Arab Youth Survey Suggests Unemployment Drives Terrorism

Rasha Faek / 22 Apr 2016 / Resources

A survey found Arab young people believe religion plays too much of a role in society. But survey respondents said unemployment is driving some youth into the arms of the Islamic State.

Cairo Book Fair: New Titles of Interest

Ursula Lindsey / 07 Feb 2016 / Resources

Ursula Lindsey highlights some of the new books getting attention at the 47th edition of the Cairo Book Fair.

Report Says 2015 Was a Bad Year for Egyptian Students’ Freedom

Wagdy Sawahel / 18 Jan 2016 / Resources

A new infographic details what one organization says were numerous instances in which Egyptian students were expelled, imprisoned and killed illegally.

Arab Youth Doubt Democracy Will Be Delivered

Benjamin Plackett / 28 Apr 2015 / Resources

Findings from a region-wide survey reveal the hopes and concerns of university-age adults.

German Education: A Hidden Gem?

Sarah Lynch / 27 Jun 2014 / Resources

For many Arab students, particularly those seeking master’s and doctoral degrees, Germany is an attractive, affordable destination.

An Arab “Learning Barometer” Sounds an Alarm

Sarah Lynch / 11 Feb 2014 / Resources

A report and an accompanying interactive tool reveal the lack of basic education in much of the Arab world.

A Survey of Public-University Professors’ Pay

Jabeen Bhatti, Janelle Dumalaon / 11 Jan 2014 / Resources

Al-Fanar Media has determined the approximate salary ranges for academics in 12 Arab countries.

Beyond Facebook: Deeper Online Cultural Exchange

Mohamed Elmeshad / 20 Nov 2013 / Resources

Students who participate in extended guided discussions over the Internet with peers from other countries find they become more empathetic.