Many of the most prominent Saudi women’s rights activists went on trial this week in a closed trial in Riyadh.
Young people were key in protests that persuaded the ailing leader not to run again. However, he also postponed elections, meaning he stays in power for now.
An archival show at Tunisia’s Bardo National Museum chronicles the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring but failed to deliver on many of its promises.
Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.
An author of a new book examines Egypt’s mounting challenges and the obstacles that hinder necessary reforms.
The death of a young Moroccan woman while trying to reach Spain adds fuel to a national debate about the future of youth in the country.
The intellectual who died in August shaped some of the intellectual debate about why so-called developing countries do not make economic progress.
The costs go beyond disrupting academic progress. Students also miss out on valuable opportunities for building workplace skills.
Works by two artists from the Middle East, recently shown in New York, reflect on the effects of conquest, past and present.
The acclaimed Palestinian-American artist Samia Halaby has stayed connected to the visual and political elements of her homeland while viewing her work as having a broad artistic role.