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Conference on Aid to Yemen Highlights Support for Education

Edward Fox | 04 Mar 2019

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged to increase their humanitarian aid, including money for teachers’ pay. It’s unclear, though, how the aid will be delivered.

Development Finances Research Science

New Effort to Share Scientific Equipment Creates Potential Efficiencies

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 26 Feb 2019

A new online platform seeks to bring together United Arab Emirates research institutions to facilitate researchers’ access to devices they need. Egypt may follow suit.

Finances Internet Research

Qatari Research Shows Environmental Cost of Bitcoin

Benjamin Plackett | 12 Oct 2018

New research shows that the digital currency has a large environmental impact, but not all experts agree that it is a cause for concern.

Finances Refugees Schools Students

U.N. Scrambles to Keep Schools for Palestinians Open

Asma' Jawabreh | 17 Aug 2018

The agency serving Palestinian refugees across the Middle East is coping with a shortfall of funds after cuts in U.S. aid.

Arts & Culture Finances Research

A Scholar Says Archaeology Could Benefit Jordan

Ammar Faris | 10 Jul 2018

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

Faculty Finances Health & Medicine Protests Quality

Protests Disrupt Universities in Algeria and Tunisia

Ibtissem Jamel, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 02 Jul 2018

Months of strikes and protests by students and professors who want better conditions and pay threaten to derail the academic year in both countries.

Conservation Development Finances Research

Invention Could Ease Jordan’s Water-Scarcity Problem

Ammar Faris | 17 May 2018

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

Data & Surveys Finances Students

Rising Fees Make Students Quit Master’s Degrees in Egypt

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 27 Mar 2018

Students seeking advanced degrees say that tuition increases at public universities are pushing some of them to give up on their ambitions.

Finances Health & Medicine Students

Mental-Health Care on Arab Campuses is Increasing—Slowly

Asma' Jawabreh, Benjamin Plackett, Ibtissem Jamel, Mahnaz Maktabi, Motiaa Hallak, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 27 Feb 2018

Some universities in the Middle East have added services based on Western models. Others offer no services at all.

Conflict Finances Research

Yemen’s Ongoing War Leaves Scientific Research Crippled

Aseell Sarih | 20 Feb 2018

Academic research in Yemen has been seriously threatened by the closure of many research centers and the lack of funding due to the war.




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