AUC’s Fees in Egyptian Pounds: Decision by Egyptian Court

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 21 Mar 2017 / News

The Egyptian judiciary requires the American University in Cairo to charge tuition in Egyptian pounds, not US dollars.

Ambitious But Secretive Arab Education Provider: Iran

Wagdy Sawahel / 21 Mar 2017 / News

Iranian universities are reaching out to the Arab world but are silent about their motives, creating suspicion in many quarters.

Women and Islam: A Topic that Troubles

Ursula Lindsey / 10 Mar 2017 / News

Hatoon al Fassi, a Saudi scholar, has provoked controversy in Qatar for arguing that the Koran, correctly interpreted, supports the empowerment of women.

Small Wheat Grains Swell Into Big Controversy

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 07 Mar 2017 / News

Some experiments in Egypt that suggest farmers might get two growing seasons of wheat in a year are drawing heavy criticism.

Syrian Academics Get Secure Jobs in Turkey

Sabah Hamamou / 07 Mar 2017 / News

Turkish universities in border regions are giving more secure jobs to Syrians academics who can teach refugee students in Arabic.

Arab Universities and MOOCs: Cautious Cooperation

Sabah Hamamou / 07 Mar 2017 / News

While Arab youth are eager to use the Arab massive open online courses’ platforms, Arab academic institutions seem reluctant to cooperate with such organizations

Bahrain Protects Its Archaeological Heritage

Benjamin Plackett / 03 Mar 2017 / News

When economic development clashes with archaeology, Manama could offer a model for other Arab countries.

Little Hope of Jobs for Syrians in Lebanon and Jordan

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / News

With their ability to work severely restricted by their two closest Arab neighbors, many Syrian youth don’t see the point in education.

Turkey Sends Mixed Signals to Syrian Job Seekers

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / News

Although it has accepted more Syrian refugees than any other country, Turkey’s labor market is closed to many of them.

German Apprenticeships Get Refugees Back to Work

Austin Davis / 24 Feb 2017 / News

Companies are creating unique pathways to employment for new immigrants.