This self-governing region of Somalia is one of many areas in Africa that are using mobile technology to help more children get a quality education.
The online newspaper, staffed by journalists in exile, helps newcomers adapt to a new culture and tries to dismantle false perceptions on both sides.
A Jordanian scientist believes archaeological discoveries could draw more tourists to his country. But he thinks support for the discoveries is weak.
New hardships and cuts in financial support have ended studies for some. The war “has killed our future,” one student said.
Months of strikes and protests by students and professors who want better conditions and pay threaten to derail the academic year in both countries.
The new organization seeks to invigorate more thoughtful public policy in the Republic of Sudan and to train a new generation of development specialists.
The Lebanese capital comes alive at night, but experts warn that too many late nights come with health risks.
A Lebanese researcher has wandered throughout Arab history during his extensive career and examined the region’s relationship with Ottoman rulers and European ideas.
In a prescient paper, published posthumously, the sociologist Faleh Abdul Jabar described the social forces at work in recent Iraqi politics.
A forum highlighted the visions of contemporary Arab writers and other artists, as well as the views of earlier generations.