A Scholar Says Archaeology Could Benefit Jordan

Ammar Faris / 10 Jul 2018 / News

A Jordanian scientist believes archaeological discoveries could draw more tourists to his country. But he thinks support for the discoveries is weak.

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.

Invention Could Ease Jordan’s Water-Scarcity Problem

Ammar Faris / 17 May 2018 / News

A young researcher has developed a device to reclaim salty water that’s wasted during the purification process and reuse it.

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.

An Influential Arab Scholar Focuses on the Health of Mothers and Newborns

Ammar Faris / 26 Mar 2018 / News

For the third year in a row, Yusuf Al-Qaoud leads two key listings of the most cited researchers in Jordan.

The Arab World Turns to Its People for Solutions

Eman Kamel / 12 Feb 2018 / News

New platforms seek to democratize problem-solving by tapping the wisdom of the crowd.

Some Jobless Jordanians Take Risky Path to Europe

Saba Abu Farha / 06 Feb 2018 / News

With unemployment high in the kingdom, sources say young people increasingly are buying fake papers and turning to refugee-smuggling rings.

Jordan Data Suggests Universities Contribute to Unemployment

Ammar Faris / 22 Jan 2018 / News

Thousands of students in Jordan graduate from disciplines not needed by the economy.

Taking a Hard Look at Teacher Training

Habib Battah / 16 Jan 2018 / News

Experts from universities and centers across the region met in Beirut to discuss how to craft professional-development programs that work.

Students’ Lack of Political Engagement Is Cause for Concern, Author Says

Ammar Faris / 15 Dec 2017 / News

A Jordanian academic looks into the reasons for the decline of university students’ political awareness and suggests academic solutions.