Data analysis by Al-Fanar Media has found that two of the highest research producers in the Arab world—Egypt and Saudi Arabia—also have some of the highest rates of retracted articles, which are often related to scientific misconduct.
Five months of massive, peaceful pressure for political change have taken even seasoned observers by surprise.
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The Venice Biennale displays the strengths of Arab artists working today and some of the political pitfalls that can await them.
The French-Algerian artist explores the way Western countries collected art, nature and artifacts from colonized countries, then tries to repair some of the damage done by such collections.
Protests in support of a movement demanding government change have halted classes and exams at many universities.
Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.
Young people were key in protests that persuaded the ailing leader not to run again. However, he also postponed elections, meaning he stays in power for now.
New discoveries of fossils in North Africa and evidence of prehistoric butchery make experts rethink the story of human evolution.