Humanitarian groups warn of the potential for increased drop-out rates among adolescent girls, putting them at greater risk of sexual exploitation and early marriage.
Online education is distrusted by governments and the general public in the Arab region. Some educators see its use during the coronavirus epidemic as an opportunity to change that.
Several countries have closed educational institutions and others are restricting school activities in an attempt to limit the spread of the dangerous new virus, Covid-19.
In the Arab region, young people’s professional aspirations are not compatible with expected changes in employment markets, says a new report.
The United Arab Emirates has seen an average growth in research produced of 15 percent annually over almost two decades. Its strategy offers lessons for other Arab countries.
The technology uses smart, robotic machines that could help countries continue building houses—or even refugee settlements—in times of emergency or during a labor shortage.
Large populations around the Arabian Sea, from India to Yemen, depend on its fish stocks, which are sustained in part by nutrients in wind-borne dust.
Computer engineers in the U.A.E. and Jordan are working together on technology to help Internet users better identify fake news.
Middle Eastern business-school leaders said at a regional summit that they needed to strengthen their impact in the region, through both education and research.
A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of writing by Arab authors.