Tunisia’s rural regions need more water to share in the country’s prosperity, scholars say.
A researcher finds that more professors are teaching Arabic literature in translation, in courses sprinkled around the world. The next step, she says, is for the teachers to learn from each other.
The clubs build critical-thinking skills and give students the freedom to express opinions in a structured way.
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.
Deaths from AIDS are declining globally, but they are increasing in the Middle East and North Africa.
Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.
Some universities in the Middle East have added services based on Western models. Others offer no services at all.
In Tunisia, the biggest group representing engineers has caused controversy by criticizing the country’s higher education ministry over its perceived failure to maintain academic standards.
New platforms seek to democratize problem-solving by tapping the wisdom of the crowd.
Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.