Many of the most prominent Saudi women’s rights activists went on trial this week in a closed trial in Riyadh.
Jeddah’s “21, 39” art week and a continuing exhibition shed light on an artistic environment that’s been gaining momentum for over a decade.
The Trump travel ban and cuts to a major Saudi scholarship program are among causes of the decline.
An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London highlights works by a short list of finalists drawn from a wealth of talent across the Islamic world.
As some Arab countries try to wean themselves from oil and expand alternative energy development, Arab women could benefit. But they need support from corporations and universities.
In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s death, an effort to raise awareness of Arab art in New York proceeds despite controversy over Saudi Arabia’s financial support.
Networks in Jordan and Saudi Arabia offer listeners programs that give voice to diverse views, discuss sensitive topics, or just go where the conversation flows.
The costs go beyond disrupting academic progress. Students also miss out on valuable opportunities for building workplace skills.
Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic row with Canada has upended the future of thousands of Saudi students at Canadian universities, forcing them to leave the country just before the new semester starts.