The DAFI scholarship program administered by the UN Refugee Agency, which provides social and psychological support alongside academic awards, has grown 89 percent since 2015.
Darfur students at Sudanese universities face major economic challenges and continuous violence and discrimination.
A slight twist on an old saying can help those discouraged by the situation in the Arab world, says an Al-Fanar Media editor.
To fully embrace a global approach, universities must include the education of refugees and displaced people, says the managing editor of Al-Fanar Media.
Academics in the region are taking on FGM and providing much needed data to help combat the practice.
The president’s executive order has provoked criticism from U.S. academics, but little debate in the Arab world.
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.
Academic libraries in the Arab world are discovering the benefits of working together in consortia.
Ursula Lindsey offers up a cornucopia of fiction and nonfiction in Arabic, English and French for an intellectual feast.
With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.