Aisha Elgayar

Aisha Elgayar

Aisha is an Egyptian journalist, based in Kuwait. She writes about women, children and education at Al-Qabas, an Arabic daily Kuwaiti electronic newspaper.

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Arab Students Caught in Regional Conflict With Qatar

Aisha Elgayar / 13 Jun 2017 / News

After many Arab countries broke relations with Qatar, Qataris abroad are facing the consequences and Arab students and professors in Qatar also feel threatened.

Kuwait Worries Expat Workforce Is Taking Jobs from College Graduates

Aisha Elgayar / 24 Apr 2017 / News

Graduate unemployment rates are rising, but some say the problem isn’t foreign labor.

Cooperation is Key to Strengthening Research, Scholars Say

Aisha Elgayar / 17 Jan 2017 / News

Scientific research in the Arab region faces a lack of funding, but better exchange of information could help.

In Kuwait, a War Against Fake University Degrees

Aisha Elgayar / 29 Mar 2016 / News

The Ministry of Education has summoned the holders of fraudulent degrees to court, opening a debate about how such fakes became so prevalent.

Kuwait Takes a Practical Step Forward in Solar Energy

Aisha Elgayar / 26 Oct 2015 / News

A new project will save the equivalent of 12 million barrels of oil a year, revealing the potential of applied science in the region.

Should Terrorists Be Professors? A Kuwaiti Debate

Aisha Elgayar / 31 Mar 2015 / News

Some professors working at Kuwait University are listed internationally as terrorists but continue to teach, sparking controversy.

Kuwait’s Stateless Residents Struggle for Education

Aisha Elgayar / 24 Nov 2014 / News

A government decision has barred many “Bedoon” children from the Gulf country’s classrooms.