Kuwait Worries Expat Workforce Is Taking Jobs from College Graduates

Aisha Elgayar / 24 Apr 2017 / News

Graduate unemployment rates are rising, but some say the problem isn’t foreign labor.

Research—Latest Weapon Against Female Genital Mutilation in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett / 20 Apr 2017 / News

Academics in the region are taking on FGM and providing much needed data to help combat the practice.

Egyptian Universities Want More Foreign Students

Menna A. Farouk / 19 Apr 2017 / News

Government plan will boost foreign currency revenues.

Arab Protests Move Back to the Streets From Social Media

Habib Battah / 17 Apr 2017 / News

The American University of Beirut’s City Debates conference reflects a growing conflict between city gentrification and citizens’ needs.

Yemen: Chaos, War and Higher Education

Faisal Darem / 11 Apr 2017 / News

As the country’s conflict drags on, university buildings have been bombed, professors have lost their salaries and university students find their lectures empty.

Yemeni Youth Speak: “We Are Stranded”

Sabah Hamamou / 10 Apr 2017 / News

Young people from Yemen, even those studying overseas, are caught in the crossfire of the country’s civil war and are either blocked from access to education or at great risk of losing it.

Academic Books Flourish at Tunisia’s Book Fair

Ibtissem Jamel / 05 Apr 2017 / News

The Tunis International Book Fair welcomed a large crowd—and academic books were among the key attractions.

What Art Can Teach Us About the Arab World

Ursula Lindsey / 31 Mar 2017 / News

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi, art enthusiast and Arab-affairs commentator, sees the burgeoning Arab art scene as a way to bring fresh insights to stale discussions.

Omani Music Masks A Slave Trading Past

Benjamin Plackett / 30 Mar 2017 / News

Researcher says scholars should recognize the true origin of African sounds in Omani traditional music.

World Cup Inspires Innovation Research in Qatar

Eman Kamel / 28 Mar 2017 / News

Practical ideas for life in a hot climate could be useful beyond soccer.