Yemen’s War Reaches Into Public-University Classrooms

Edward Fox / 05 Jun 2018 / News

In territory held by the Iranian-supported rebels, the conflict has resulted in professors and classes that reflect the Houthi views.

Cameroon’s Language Divide Disrupts Education

Christian Locka, Nikolia Apostolou / 30 May 2018 / News

Clashes between Anglophone separatists and the Francophone government have shut down schools and forced many young people to flee.

Arab Youth See Region Adrift, Survey Finds

Edward Fox / 29 May 2018 / News

An annual poll of young Arab men and women provides private data for policy makers and a public report that reads the pulse of youth opinion in the region.

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.

American Studies Gets an Arab Twist

Eman Kamel / 03 May 2018 / News

Despite some skepticism about its purpose, the discipline is gaining presence at Arab universities.

Returning Students Want to Help Rebuild Gambia

Alpha Kamara, Kadijjatou Jawo / 12 Apr 2018 / News

Many who fled under the country’s former president now are resuming studies or seeking jobs in their homeland.

Kenya’s Changes in Refugee Schools Lead to Boycotts

Tonny Onyulo / 29 Mar 2018 / News

Parents resist a plan to replace refugee teachers with state-registered ones. They also worry they’ll be charged new fees.

Early Marriage Is Back in Spotlight in the Middle East

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Jacob Wirtschafter / 20 Mar 2018 / News

Some nations have made progress in limiting a practice that disrupts girls’ education. But traditionalists are pushing back.

The Story Behind the Planets Named After Qatar

Benjamin Plackett / 16 Mar 2018 / News

A Qatari scientist leads a search for planets of other stars that is drawing international attention.

Tunisian Engineers vs Higher Education Ministry

Khaoula Sliti / 16 Feb 2018 / News

In Tunisia, the biggest group representing engineers has caused controversy by criticizing the country’s higher education ministry over its perceived failure to maintain academic standards.