An Online Movement Translates Academic Articles Into Arabic

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 09 Jun 2017 / Resources

To meet a need for Arabic versions of publications in science and humanities, volunteers are publishing new translations online.

Fact File: Syrians’ Right to Work in Nearby Countries

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / Resources

Restrictions in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey continue to limit Syrians’ ability to work legally.

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.

Learning the Right Language is Key for Refugees

Benjamin Plackett / 04 Aug 2016 / Resources

For Syrian refugee students, the choice of which language to learn is key, and not always obvious, says a new 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.

Arab Social Sciences: Scarce, But Sorely Needed

Ursula Lindsey / 09 Apr 2016 / Resources

A new report reveals a shortage of the social sciences in Arab universities, despite the benefits that they could bring.

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.

Applicants Needed for Education-Journalism Program

Rasha Faek / 10 Apr 2014 / Resources

Al-Fanar Media is seeking 60 early and mid-career journalists to participate in a program aimed at improving education journalism in 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.