A recent conflict at Al Quds University is part of a pattern of discrimination that prevents many Palestinians from pursuing their education, say Palestinian academics.
Two Canadian academics who were detained for seven weeks have been released from an Egyptian prison but are still trapped in the country.
A letter written by the two Canadian academics imprisoned in Egypt details the conditions they and other prisoners live in.
Running conflicts at Egyptian universities have taken the life of another student and spread to include a wider political circle.
Universities from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and those from Europe are increasing their collaborative efforts.
As the academic year began at Egypt’s public universities, conflicts flared between supporters of the military-backed government and the Muslim Brotherhood.
A major U.S. aid agency came close to backing out of its commitments to higher-education programs in the Middle East and North Africa region.
A book has just been released about a group of higher-education institutions in the Middle East and North Africa that worked with the World Bank to create a system that measures the effectiveness of governance.
Two Canadian professors arrested in Cairo have began a hunger strike to protest their detention without charges.
The military-backed interim government wants to give guards on campuses the power to investigate allegations and turn evidence over to public prosecutors. Many fear the measure could cramp political and academic freedom.