The Trump travel ban and cuts to a major Saudi scholarship program are among causes of the decline.
An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London highlights works by a short list of finalists drawn from a wealth of talent across the Islamic world.
In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s death, an effort to raise awareness of Arab art in New York proceeds despite controversy over Saudi Arabia’s financial support.
Networks in Jordan and Saudi Arabia offer listeners programs that give voice to diverse views, discuss sensitive topics, or just go where the conversation flows.
Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic row with Canada has upended the future of thousands of Saudi students at Canadian universities, forcing them to leave the country just before the new semester starts.
Mohammad bin Salman wants universities in the Kingdom to focus on the needs of the private sector, in a break with the free-handed policy of the previous Saudi king.
The Lebanese capital comes alive at night, but experts warn that too many late nights come with health risks.
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.
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.
The government has not said when or how it will resume an internal scholarship program it suspended two years ago.