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Coronavirus Health & Medicine Schools Students

Coronavirus Fears Shut Down Universities and Schools in the Arab World

Rasha Faek | 04 Mar 2020

Several countries have closed educational institutions and others are restricting school activities in an attempt to limit the spread of the dangerous new virus, Covid-19.

Arabic Data & Surveys Language Research Technology & Online Learning

Artificial Intelligence Speeds Efforts to Enhance Online Arabic Content

Eman Kamel | 28 Feb 2020

The Arabic language is seriously underrepresented online. Computer science researchers in Qatar are developing tools to change that,

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Liberal Arts

The Value of Creativity in the Mediterranean Cauldron

Michele Trimarchi | 24 Feb 2020

An Italian professor suggests that those living in the Mediterranean region take their natural tendency toward creativity as a philosophy and way of life and invest in it even more.

Arabic Book Review Critical Thinking Publishing

Recommended Reading, 2019: Books From and About the Arab World

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Dec 2019

A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of writing by Arab authors.

Conflict Policy Refugees Schools

An Urgent Call to Protect the Education Rights of Migrants in Arab States

Rasha Faek | 09 Dec 2019

A new report analyzes the impact of migration and displacement on education in the Arab region and calls for protecting the education rights of those on the move, including refugees.

Academic Freedom Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys Finances Research

Most Arab-World Researchers Want to Leave, a New Survey Finds

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Dec 2019

A survey by Al-Fanar Media found that many researchers in Arab countries are unhappy with their working conditions and would rather be employed outside of the region.

Academic Freedom Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys Finances Research Technology & Online Learning

Not Just Money: Arab-Region Researchers Face a Complex Web of Barriers

Pakinam Amer | 03 Dec 2019

Researchers working in Arab countries detail the challenges they face, and ways of overcoming them.

Language Research Social Sciences Technology & Online Learning

Emoji Don’t Stifle Communication, They Encourage It

Marc Owen Jones | 19 Nov 2019

The use of emoji is on the rise in the Arab region, as well as everywhere else. But that’s no cause for moral panic, a scholar of digital humanities argues.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Minorities Research

Qataris Call for Safeguarding a Heritage That’s Slipping Away

Eman Kamel | 15 Nov 2019

Native citizens are a minority in the rapidly changing and modernizing Gulf country. A panel in Doha discussed how to preserve their “intangible cultural heritage.”

Data & Surveys Development Gender Health & Medicine

Will Arab Youth Reach Their Potential? The World Bank’s ‘Human Capital Index’ Offers Predictions

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Nov 2019

The institution’s new Human Capital Index indicates that many of the region’s youth face significant barriers in pursuing their full potential, but economists say it’s a more complicated than a single metric.




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