Months of strikes and protests by students and professors who want better conditions and pay threaten to derail the academic year in both countries.
Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.
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.
The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.
Students are protesting the confused route to master’s and doctoral degrees in the North African country.
In Egypt and Algeria, students are cheating on high-school exit examinations using websites that leak exam information.
Algeria has made Arabic the teaching language in its primary and secondary schools, but universities usually teach in French. Students stumble.
The difficulties many Arab students face getting to their universities makes it hard for many to complete their education.
More pupils are taking lessons in Tamazight, the language of the Berbers, but in fewer school districts, leaving the language at risk.