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Arab Spring Democracy Employment Students

Arab Youth Survey Suggests Unemployment Drives Terrorism

Rasha Faek | 22 Apr 2016

A survey found Arab young people believe religion plays too much of a role in society. But survey respondents said unemployment is driving some youth into the arms of the Islamic State.

Online Media Expands, Digital Divide Persists

Ursula Lindsey | 29 Mar 2016

A new report on media in the Middle East documents television’s dominance and sharp differences in who has Internet access.

Refugees Scholarships

In Jordan, a U.K. University Tries a New Twist in Internationalization

Benjamin Plackett | 22 Mar 2016

To serve Syrian refugees in Jordan is just one part of the University of Bath’s broader strategy here.

Internationalization Research

Seeking Soft Power, China Expands Activities in Arab Higher Education

Wagdy Sawahel | 01 Feb 2016

A policy paper from the Chinese government on the Arab world proposes broad educational cooperation.

Conflict Curriculum Gender

Save Jordan from a Curriculum That Promotes Division and Ignorance

Rana Sabbagh | 20 Jan 2016

In an open appeal to the Jordanian King, the writer explains the importance of reviewing the curriculum in the Kingdom, which is full of exclusionary ideology.


Jordanian Researcher Hopes To Create Wearable Medical Technology

Benjamin Plackett | 18 Jan 2016

One researcher is trying to marry textiles and electronics to improve medical data collection.

Employment Students

The German Jordanian University Seeks to Prepare Graduates for Global Employment

Benjamin Plackett | 13 Jan 2016

A joint project of the German and Jordanian governments creates tri-lingual students with internship experience who regularly land jobs.

Curriculum Faculty Refugees Students

2016 Prediction: Individuals Not Governments Spur Educational Change

Rasha Faek | 13 Jan 2016

With the chances low for real change in educational policies in the region, the author believes informal initiatives may make an important difference.

Research Science

Online Event About Evolution for Arabic Readers is Shut Down

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 10 Dec 2015

Fourteen Arab groups organized an online event to help explain evolution, but the event appears to have been a cyber-attack victim.


A Jordanian Researcher Advocates For Natural Pest Control

Benjamin Plackett | 07 Dec 2015

A scientist fights for her field of research—the biological control of crop pests—to be taken seriously in the Arab region.

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