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Saudi Arabia

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 08 May 2018

Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.

Data & Surveys Employment Gender

In Education, Gulf Women Don’t Focus on Jobs

Edward Fox | 07 May 2018

Two studies found that women in Gulf countries are not focused on employment in their pursuit of academic degrees, but are optimistic about their futures.

Arabic Development Journalism Social Sciences

Journalism Schools Need to Modernize; Sociologists Can Help

Paula El Khoury | 07 Mar 2018

Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.

Health & Medicine Mental Health Research

Anxiety and Depression Often Shadow Arab Youth

Benjamin Plackett | 23 Feb 2018

Mental health is a significant problem across the Middle East, experts say, but treatment and support often are not easy to find.

Development Finances Scholarships Students

Saudi Cuts in Student Aid Leave Some Struggling

Aisha Elgayar | 15 Feb 2018

The government has not said when or how it will resume an internal scholarship program it suspended two years ago.

Accreditation Quality Control

Measuring Quality in Higher Education Is a Tricky Proposition

Chester D. Haskell | 08 Feb 2018

Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.

Language Students Study Abroad Teaching

How to Write a Dissertation in Your Second Language

Katherine Firth | 12 Jan 2018

A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.

Accreditation Internationalization Quality Control

A Student’s Primer on Accreditation

Sarah Wachter | 09 Jan 2018

Accreditation is a puzzling term to many, but it can have a critical, lifelong affect on the choices students seeking a higher education make.

Arabic Arts & Culture Publishing

2017: The Arab World in Books

Ursula Lindsey | 18 Dec 2017

A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy

Report Shows Arab World’s Differing Opinions on Freedom of Expression

Benjamin Plackett | 08 Dec 2017

Freedom of speech is diminishing globally and Arab countries are leading this trend. But their citizens disagree as to whether fading freedom is a problem.




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