Data analysis by Al-Fanar Media has found that two of the highest research producers in the Arab world—Egypt and Saudi Arabia—also have some of the highest rates of retracted articles, which are often related to scientific misconduct.
This article is an updated companion to our searchable database of internationally accredited higher-education institutions and programs in the Arab world and Turkey. The database has also been refreshed after in-depth research and accredited programs that train teachers and those that teach English have been added.
Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.
Solomon, a nonprofit online publication, sees strength, not cause for fear, in diverse populations.
This self-governing region of Somalia is one of many areas in Africa that are using mobile technology to help more children get a quality education.
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.
Training programs aim to turn the tide on quality of instruction, learning standards and attendance
Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.
Scarred by Somalia’s civil war, the region is giving more poor children a chance at education.
Female genital mutilation is widely practiced in the nation. The government and local and international organizations are working to stop it.