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.
An increased number of Egyptian doctors are fleeing the country to work abroad, saying they are tired of low salaries, poor facilities and an unsafe working environment.
Workers report unsafe conditions, low pay, and few protections, despite hopes for a better future through these programs.
The musical theater production, “We Live in Cairo,” narrates the events that led to the Tahrir Square protests and the overthrowing of a regime and then, the unraveling of a dream.
The AUC professor of comparative religion who lost the title says his academic freedom was infringed. The university says it had to honor a request from the benefactor’s son, who allegedly pressured the professor.
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The latest edition of an annual academic study shows an increase in the support for the freedom of expression online as long as people don’t criticize their governments.
The Venice Biennale displays the strengths of Arab artists working today and some of the political pitfalls that can await them.
A civil-society project trains student volunteers to help build environmental awareness and participate in conservation efforts.