Outdated curricula and a lack of practical training in medical schools leave many graduates ill-equipped to deal with emergencies.
Saudi researchers in the social sciences encounter fewer restrictions on the topics they can study, and can now use more qualitative research methods.
Two Arab universities make conflict medicine part of basic medical education, using a curriculum devised by the surgeon Ghassan Abu-Sittah.
Exhibitions at Saudi Arabia’s Misk Art Institute mark the launching of a bilingual book series that seeks to make contemporary Arab artists more widely known.
The online TV channel at Ibn Zohr University is an outlet for providing lessons, spreading university news, and training media students.
A recent study concluded that American branch campuses cost Gulf countries more than they get in return. But some scholars dispute that finding.
The fire at a hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, highlighted inadequate and unsafe conditions in Iraq’s medical training system.
The Bila Hudood festival invited people to join online discussions of contemporary Arabic literature in genres such as food writing, memoir and poetry.
The authors examine ideas about artificial intelligence that are prevalent in the Arab world and seek to bring them into the wider debate.
Four Palestinian architects won first place in an international competition for ideas on how to design and rebuild the destroyed port of Beirut.