Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 08 May 2018

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.

Data & Surveys Employment Gender

In Education, Gulf Women Don’t Focus on Jobs

Edward Fox | 07 May 2018

Two studies found that women in Gulf countries are not focused on employment in their pursuit of academic degrees, but are optimistic about their futures.

Health & Medicine Research

Anxiety and Depression Often Shadow Arab Youth

Benjamin Plackett | 23 Feb 2018

Mental health is a significant problem across the Middle East, experts say, but treatment and support often are not easy to find.

Accreditation Data & Surveys Quality Control

A Regional Survey: How Arab Countries Regulate Quality in Higher Education

Rasha Faek | 12 Sep 2017

An Al-Fanar Media survey of the quality assurance for higher education in 16 Arab countries found heavy regulation of the licensing of higher-education institutions but little in the way of follow up to monitor quality.

Faculty Politics Students Study Abroad Terrorism

Diplomatic Crisis Over Qatar Worries Gulf Educators

Eman Kamel | 27 Jun 2017

As boycott persists, students face disruptions and officials warn of longer-term impact.

Politics Students Study Abroad Terrorism

Arab Students Caught in Regional Conflict With Qatar

Aisha Elgayar | 13 Jun 2017

After many Arab countries broke relations with Qatar, Qataris abroad are facing the consequences and Arab students and professors in Qatar also feel threatened.

Administration Architecture Arts & Culture Conservation Research

Bahrain Protects Its Archaeological Heritage

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Mar 2017

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

Politics

Five Years After the Arab Spring, Report Warns of New Uprising

Edward Fox | 11 Dec 2016

With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.

Quality Control

New Report Strikes an Optimistic Note on Arab Education

Wagdy Sawahel | 11 Nov 2016

The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.

Teaching

Academy Awards Fellowships For Improving Teaching

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Sep 2016

A new fellowship program introduces Arab teachers to best practices, and to each other.




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