The kingdom signed agreements with two producers of international rankings, Times Higher Education and QS, as part of an effort to raise university standards.
A new memoir by Egypt’s best-known jewelry designer advocates continuous learning, expresses her belief in Arab nationalism, and calls for the protection of traditional arts and crafts.
Iraq’s second-largest university is shaking off the vestiges of war. Its publishing house will reopen soon, and other major projects are nearing completion.
World Teachers’ Day prompted experts to assess the ways teaching has changed over the past year, and what needs to be done to improve teachers’ pay and social status.
Street fighting in Beirut terrified schoolchildren and city residents, and put further strain on a school system already near collapse.
Sahar Abdallah, an Egyptian living in Canada, creates “visual poems” inspired by works by literary giants like Fouad Haddad and Mahmoud Darwish.
Abdulrazak Gurnah, the Tanzanian novelist who won this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature, has Arab roots and has championed Arab causes. Still, his work is little known in Arabic.
Studies show a high rate of suicidal behavior among students at Gaza’s universities, where mental health services remain scarce despite efforts to improve them.
Fathiah Zakham has won international honors for her work to find faster, more accurate tools to fight drug-resistant strains of the disease.