Publishers, authors and bookstore owners feel pressure as the government clamps down on books with political content.
A new online platform seeks to bring together United Arab Emirates research institutions to facilitate researchers’ access to devices they need. Egypt may follow suit.
Faculty members have voted no confidence in the institution’s president. The board of trustees has unanimously backed him, leaving the campus set up for long-term tension.
A sampling of scholarly and literary works and translations that offer new perspectives on the region.
Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.
In Egypt, a program known as “Philosophy in Plain Arabic seeks to dispel negative perceptions and explore the discipline’s connection to everyday realities.
An author of a new book examines Egypt’s mounting challenges and the obstacles that hinder necessary reforms.
A contemporary Egyptian art exhibition in the historic setting of Manial Palace in Cairo offers an alternative narrative for art and a novel tourist attraction.
An Egyptian academic uses songs to help non-native speakers learn Arabic and help attract foreign students to his country.