Academics in the region are taking on FGM and providing much needed data to help combat the practice.
A recent report focuses on the views of refugee students and their use of technology.
In newly-liberated areas, archaeologists have begun assessing the damage done to sites of ancient Iraqi heritage and planning their future.
Iranian universities are reaching out to the Arab world but are silent about their motives, creating suspicion in many quarters.
Universities have an important role to play in the healing and rebuilding of Iraq after Da’esh.
Grassroots and government initiatives hope to spread a culture of reading in the Arab region.
The president’s executive order has provoked criticism from U.S. academics, but little debate in the Arab world.
Awarding symbolic doctorates to political rulers has a long and controversial history at Arab Universities.
President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily blocking the citizens of seven countries from entering the United States could ultimately affect up 17,000 Arab and Iranian students.