Edward Fox

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Once Reviled, Libyan Archaeologists Take on a New Role

Edward Fox / 07 Aug 2017 / News

The study of the remains of ancient civilizations, once considered a relic of colonialism, is making a comeback.

Scholar Sees Power Shift From Governments to Communities

Edward Fox / 09 May 2017 / News

American-style democracies won’t emerge in the Middle East, a political scientist says. In a new book, he predicts shared power agreements among communities, or “communitocracies.”

Cast Away: Stories of Survival

Edward Fox / 30 Apr 2017 / Opinion

A Brussels-based foreign correspondent has traced the tales of five people who fled their countries to seek a haven in Europe.

Archaeologists Plan Post-Islamic-State Future in Iraq

Edward Fox / 27 Mar 2017 / News

In newly-liberated areas, archaeologists have begun assessing the damage done to sites of ancient Iraqi heritage and planning their future.

High-Flying Libyan Scholars in U.S. and Canada

Edward Fox / 31 Jan 2017 / News

Four winners of Libyan student excellence awards residing in North America have social missions as well as academic ones.

University of Mosul President Looks to a Post-Da’esh Future

Edward Fox / 19 Jan 2017 / Opinion

Obay al-Dewachi has kept Mosul’s university running in exile and represents the resilience of the city’s people.

Five Years After the Arab Spring, Report Warns of New Uprising

Edward Fox / 11 Dec 2016 / News

With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.

A Surprising Libyan Success Story—Cake

Edward Fox / 25 Nov 2016 / News

A female entrepreneur spotted a gap in the food market, and found a way to fill it, despite civil war. Can her success be repeated?

In the Arab World, an Academic Freedom Report Focuses on Egypt

Edward Fox / 08 Nov 2016 / News

The Academic Freedom Monitoring Report, a project of Scholars at Risk, has highlighted Egypt, especially the bans there that prevent professors from traveling.

UAE Handbook Seeks to Predict Future Labor Needs

Edward Fox / 09 Oct 2016 / News

A 600-page occupational-outlook handbook undergoing a revision seeks to answer a common question: What jobs will be most needed in the future?