How Arab Artists Imagine the Future

Austin Davis / 18 Jun 2018 / News

A forum highlighted the visions of contemporary Arab writers and other artists, as well as the views of earlier generations.

A Law Regulating Medical Experiments Creates Controversy

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 14 Jun 2018 / News

New legislation in Egypt that is intended to protect human subjects of medical research has drawn criticism from doctors and others.

A Blind Architect Who Sees Buildings Philosophically

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 31 May 2018 / News

An Egyptian architect overcame his loss of vision and has succeeded by taking a distinctive approach to his profession.

Arab Youth See Region Adrift, Survey Finds

Edward Fox / 29 May 2018 / News

An annual poll of young Arab men and women provides private data for policy makers and a public report that reads the pulse of youth opinion in the region.

An Arab Researcher Seeks Solutions to Urban Pollution

Benjamin Plackett / 24 May 2018 / News

Even simple strategies, like getting older cars off the streets, could save lives, says a scientist who looks for “realistic” solutions.

Debate Clubs Catch on at Arab Universities

Eman Kamel / 14 May 2018 / News

The clubs build critical-thinking skills and give students the freedom to express opinions in a structured way.

Report Details Attacks on Education Worldwide

Edward Fox / 10 May 2018 / News

Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.

Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett / 08 May 2018 / News

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.

American Studies Gets an Arab Twist

Eman Kamel / 03 May 2018 / News

Despite some skepticism about its purpose, the discipline is gaining presence at Arab universities.

Egypt Produces More Ph.D.’s Than It Can Hire

Amr EL-Tohamy / 27 Apr 2018 / News

More students are seeking advanced degrees, hoping for academic jobs, but many find only part-time positions.