Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.
Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.
Despite some skepticism about its purpose, the discipline is gaining presence at Arab universities.
More students are seeking advanced degrees, hoping for academic jobs, but many find only part-time positions.
Deaths from AIDS are declining globally, but they are increasing in the Middle East and North Africa.
An Egyptian writer and researcher tells of her experience, as a mother, in teaching her deaf son.
Students seeking advanced degrees say that tuition increases at public universities are pushing some of them to give up on their ambitions.
Updated legislation raises hopes of improving higher education opportunities for students with disabilities in Egypt.
Some nations have made progress in limiting a practice that disrupts girls’ education. But traditionalists are pushing back.
Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.