Students say fee increases make life even more difficult.
Scientific research in the Arab region faces a lack of funding, but better exchange of information could help.
Cairo University and Ain Shams University have stopped requiring applicants and students to list their religion on official forms.
The safety of children at schools is at risk following the water shortage in the Syrian capital.
To get insights into armed conflicts, academics need to conduct research in conflict zones, but such research poses methodological, logistical and ethical challenges.
Young Arabs face countless difficulties in trying to build a future, but contrary to many other reports a new study says most of them do not want to leave their countries.
With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.
Research with refugee children is scarce, but what research there is shows a strong need for early intervention, and a risk of perpetuating a cycle of violence.
As the Egyptian pound decreases in value against the dollar, academic disciplines that consider themselves the home of critical thinking say they are at risk.
Sudan is the one Arab country that allows Syrians unconditional entry. But they face difficulties settling there, especially in education.