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.

Helping Libyan Professors Become Better Teachers

Edward Fox / 29 Nov 2017 / News

A program at the University of Southampton trains faculty members at the University of Tripoli in new approaches to teaching.

In Malnutrition’s Aftermath, Researchers See a Hidden Crisis—Education

Benjamin Plackett / 05 Sep 2017 / News

Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.

Libya’s Civil Disorder Has Closed 8 Universities

Khaoula Sliti / 05 Sep 2017 / News

The ongoing violence in Libya has forced many of its professors to leave and shut down eight universities.

Once Reviled, Libyan Archaeologists Take on a New Role

Edward Fox / 07 Aug 2017 / News

The study of the remains of ancient civilizations, once considered a relic of colonialism, is making a comeback.

A Country Runs Out of Cash, and Students Suffer

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 02 May 2017 / News

As the power struggles in Libya intensify, Libyan banks are literally without enough paper money, and the challenges Libyan students face increase.

U.S. Travel Ban Temporarily Halted Amid Global Outcry

Ursula Lindsey / 07 Feb 2017 / News

The president’s executive order has provoked criticism from U.S. academics, but little debate in the Arab world.

Academics Uneasy About Honorary Degrees for Rulers

Wagdy Sawahel / 03 Feb 2017 / News

Awarding symbolic doctorates to political rulers has a long and controversial history at Arab Universities.

High-Flying Libyan Scholars in U.S. and Canada

Edward Fox / 31 Jan 2017 / News

Four winners of Libyan student excellence awards residing in North America have social missions as well as academic ones.