The school is a stabilizing influence for some of the young refugees who have fled the fighting in Yemen.
Displaced from their homeland, the girls are taking advantage of an opportunity to break with tradition and go to school.
Young Somalis who have had to leave a refugee camp in Kenya to return home under controversial circumstances are not able to continue their education.
Where food and water are scarce, children and families forego education to survive.
An Al-Fanar Media survey of the quality assurance for higher education in 16 Arab countries found heavy regulation of the licensing of higher-education institutions but little in the way of follow up to monitor quality.
Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.
Academics in the region are taking on FGM and providing much needed data to help combat the practice.
The president’s executive order has provoked criticism from U.S. academics, but little debate in the Arab world.
President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily blocking the citizens of seven countries from entering the United States could ultimately affect up 17,000 Arab and Iranian students.
With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.