An exhibition at Al Ula, in Saudi Arabia, put Arab and international artists in dialogue with one another, the local community and the land. It didn’t happen without controversy, however.
Arab countries have made progress in their adult learning and education efforts, a new report from UNESCO says, but program participation rates remain low.
A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of writing by Arab authors.
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.
Researchers working in Arab countries detail the challenges they face, and ways of overcoming them.
The report highlights Sudan and says the space to think freely is shrinking in many countries.
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.
Two new studies question the accuracy of death certificates in the Middle East, an issue that creates difficulties for researchers and policymakers who want to improve public-health efforts.
If Arabs want a true lingua franca, they must ease the rigid boundaries they’ve set up between the local dialects and the formal language.