The Karama Festival, based in Jordan, uses cinema as a force for social change. This year it highlighted films from Yemen.
A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of writing by Arab authors.
A survey by Al-Fanar Media found that many researchers in Arab countries are unhappy with their working conditions and would rather be employed outside of the region.
Researchers working in Arab countries detail the challenges they face, and ways of overcoming them.
A Yemeni researcher wanted to return to her country to do plant research that could help human health. But the war there made research impossible.
The report highlights Sudan and says the space to think freely is shrinking in many countries.
If Arabs want a true lingua franca, they must ease the rigid boundaries they’ve set up between the local dialects and the formal language.
Students may not realize the toll that anxiety over studying is taking on their bodies. Fortunately, that pressure can be managed and mitigated.
Universities could play a key role in providing psychological support for students caught in the middle of war, a Yemeni professor says.