Following tougher laws to stamp out gender-based violence, the Ministry of Higher Education mulls a code to make women feel more secure on campuses.
The Egyptian artist Evelyn Ashamallah draws on imagination and memory in paintings that tell “stories that deserve to be told.”
“Minus One”, a play produced by students of Egypt’s Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts, won an extended run at Cairo’s El-Hanager Arts Centre.
A recent study suggests a gene more prevalent in some ethnic groups increases the likelihood of potentially fatal complications of Covid-19.
The Between Women Filmmakers Caravan presents films made by women around the globe. It includes projects tailored to the Arab world.
Arab researchers are among those monitoring the effectiveness and safety of a new oral Covid-19 drug that could reduce hospitalisations and deaths by 50 percent.
Born in Iraq, the artist Afifa Aleiby trained in Baghdad, Moscow and Italy. Bringing her art to Cairo, she says, represents “a great song of joy.”
Publishers of Egyptian editions say printing locally not only cuts costs, but also helps writers reach a wider public. Some authors strongly agree.
In the latest “Best Global Universities” rankings from “U.S. News & World Report”, two Saudi universities earn spots in the top 100.
This year’s running of the international Cairo Jazz Festival showcased Egyptian artists alongside Palestinian, Sudanese and Western bands. It paid tribute to jazz’s pioneers, too.