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Book Review Literature & Translation Politics Refugees

Insights From the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

David Wheeler | 29 May 2017

“City of Thorns,” a book about the refugee camp Dadaab, in Kenya, portrays conditions that mirror those in Arab refugee settlements.

Internationalization Refugees Study Abroad

What International Higher Education is Missing: Refugees

Rasha Faek | 01 May 2017

To fully embrace a global approach, universities must include the education of refugees and displaced people, says the managing editor of Al-Fanar Media.

Gender Health & Medicine Research

Research—Latest Weapon Against Female Genital Mutilation

Benjamin Plackett | 20 Apr 2017

Academics in the region are taking on FGM and providing much needed data to help combat the practice.

Politics Refugees Students

U.S. Travel Ban Temporarily Halted Amid Global Outcry

Ursula Lindsey | 07 Feb 2017

The president’s executive order has provoked criticism from U.S. academics, but little debate in the Arab world.

Refugees Students

U.S. Selective Ban on Visas Shuts Out Arab Students

Burton Bollag | 30 Jan 2017

President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily blocking the citizens of seven countries from entering the United States could ultimately affect up 17,000 Arab and Iranian students.

Literature & Translation

New Insights On the Arab World: 2016 Books

Ursula Lindsey | 12 Dec 2016

Ursula Lindsey offers up a cornucopia of fiction and nonfiction in Arabic, English and French for an intellectual feast.

Politics

Five Years After the Arab Spring, Report Warns of New Uprising

Edward Fox | 11 Dec 2016

With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.

Quality Control

New Report Strikes an Optimistic Note on Arab Education

Wagdy Sawahel | 11 Nov 2016

The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.

Democracy Research Students

Arab Youth Doubt Democracy Will Be Delivered

Benjamin Plackett | 28 Apr 2015

Findings from a region-wide survey reveal the hopes and concerns of university-age adults.

Politics Students

The Splintering of Somalia Has Crippled Education

Wagdy Sawahel | 21 Apr 2015

With a low student enrollment rate and weak government oversight, education at all levels in Somalia is limping, at best. A few people are trying to change that.




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