The Trump travel ban and cuts to a major Saudi scholarship program are among causes of the decline.
Analysis of detailed 2016 survey data indicates a lack of interest among residents of Arab countries in civic engagement.
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.
Deaths from AIDS are declining globally, but they are increasing in the Middle East and North Africa.
Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.
After finding the oldest recorded fossils of human ancestors, in Morocco, researchers continue to dig to tell their story.
Two years after joining NASA’s Atmospheric Sciences Lab, Kholoud Kahime continues her research on climate change and its impact on Morocco’s economy and society.
Recent Moroccan vocational education efforts include an emphasis on close partnerships with industry and emphasis on soft skills, such as communication.
Grassroots and government initiatives hope to spread a culture of reading in the Arab region.
In Morocco, philosophy teachers object to religious textbook that calls their discipline “contrary to Islam”.