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Egypt’s Agricultural Scientists Say They Are Not Protected From Biological Risks

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 21 Aug 2019

Many Egyptian agricultural researchers are reluctant to conduct experiments due to the lack of biosafety standards at laboratories.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

A New Way of Attacking Viruses Could Help the Arab Region

Benjamin Plackett | 19 Aug 2019

Researchers are developing single treatments that could fight a wide variety of disease-causing viruses, many of them prevalent in Arab countries.

Conflict Gender Inequality Students

For Yemeni Women, the Path to Universities Gets Tougher

Mohammed Sharaf | 14 Aug 2019

Female students already faced social and economic constraints in pursuing education. The toll of war, on lives, psyches and infrastructure, adds another.

Arab Spring Arts & Culture Gender

Tunisian Singer Emel Mathlouthi Breaks Away From World Music Stereotypes

Olivia Cuthbert | 09 Aug 2019

In a new album, the Tunisian singer who first gained fame in the early days of the revolution sings in English and touches on environmental themes, not just personal or political ones.

Data & Surveys Refugees Scholarships

Majority of Refugees in Germany Aspiring to Higher Education Have Been Admitted

Michael Scaturro | 08 Aug 2019

A poll by an organization that helps refugees apply to German universities found a high satisfaction rate, but also struggles with language and costs.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Human Rights Publishing Research

Arab Researchers Face Challenges in Studying Sexual Orientation

Benjamin Plackett | 07 Aug 2019

An Arab reluctance to discuss sexual orientation and sexuality makes it difficult to study related topics in the Middle East, researchers say. But they’re optimistic about the future as attitudes change.

Conflict Scholarships Students Study Abroad

For Syrian Students in the U.K., Tough Decisions Loom

Olivia Cuthbert | 05 Aug 2019

Britain’s prestigious Chevening scholarship requires recipients to return home so their countries may benefit from their experience. That’s not easy for those from war zones.

Academic Freedom Conflict Data & Surveys Democracy Faculty Human Rights Politics

Palestinian Universities Say Israeli Restrictions Force Foreign Professors Out

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 01 Aug 2019

International academics face increasing difficulties in getting visas to work at Palestinian universities. Some see a campaign to harm Palestinian education behind the apparently arbitrary decisions.

Data & Surveys Publishing Research

False Research Results—A Global Problem That Includes the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 31 Jul 2019

Data analysis by Al-Fanar Media has found that two of the highest research producers in the Arab world—Egypt and Saudi Arabia—also have some of the highest rates of retracted articles, which are often related to scientific misconduct.

Data & Surveys Employment Health & Medicine Salaries

Egypt’s Doctors are Fleeing, Leaving Behind a Physician Shortage

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 29 Jul 2019

An increased number of Egyptian doctors are fleeing the country to work abroad, saying they are tired of low salaries, poor facilities and an unsafe working environment.




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