Some nations have made progress in limiting a practice that disrupts girls’ education. But traditionalists are pushing back.
A Qatari scientist leads a search for planets of other stars that is drawing international attention.
Arab scientist pushing to find new disease-fighting drugs, and new ways of developing them.
With their complex mixture of word and image, Arabic comics are being used to extend the capabilities of artificial intelligence.
A documentary highlights the difficulties that refugee scientists face in trying to continue their careers in exile.
Scarred by Somalia’s civil war, the region is giving more poor children a chance at education.
A training and mentoring program helps make them better teachers and gives them new confidence.
Female genital mutilation is widely practiced in the nation. The government and local and international organizations are working to stop it.
Talent Beyond Borders matches talented refugees with jobs and helps them with logistics, like obtaining visas.
Some universities in the Middle East have added services based on Western models. Others offer no services at all.