Countries البلدان

Libya

Administration Politics Quality Control

Academics Uneasy About Honorary Degrees for Rulers

Wagdy Sawahel | 03 Feb 2017

Awarding symbolic doctorates to political rulers has a long and controversial history at Arab Universities.

Research Students Study Abroad

High-Flying Libyan Scholars in U.S. and Canada

Edward Fox | 31 Jan 2017

Four winners of Libyan student excellence awards residing in North America have social missions as well as academic ones.

Refugees Students

U.S. Selective Ban on Visas Shuts Out Arab Students

Burton Bollag | 30 Jan 2017

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.

Literature & Translation

New Insights On the Arab World: 2016 Books

Ursula Lindsey | 12 Dec 2016

Ursula Lindsey offers up a cornucopia of fiction and nonfiction in Arabic, English and French for an intellectual feast.

Politics

Five Years After the Arab Spring, Report Warns of New Uprising

Edward Fox | 11 Dec 2016

With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.

Development Employment

A Surprising Libyan Success Story—Cake

Edward Fox | 25 Nov 2016

A female entrepreneur spotted a gap in the food market, and found a way to fill it, despite civil war. Can her success be repeated?

Quality Control

New Report Strikes an Optimistic Note on Arab Education

Wagdy Sawahel | 11 Nov 2016

The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.

Quality Control

Who Defines “Excellence” in Education? And How?

Clara Morgan | 13 May 2016

A more inclusive approach to improving educational quality in the Arab region could be the best solution.

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.

Conflict

Forgotten War, Forgotten Country, Forgotten Universities

Abdel Moneim Alaghima, Reda Fhelboom | 07 Nov 2015

Libya’s civil war has slipped from the international limelight. Many of its universities are closed: Others are struggling to start the academic year.




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