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.
In two new reports, the Arab Barometer finds gradually shifting attitudes on women’s place in society and broad disillusionment among young people.
Many of the countries facing the highest levels of water stress are located in the Middle East and North Africa, a research group’s latest analysis shows.
Female students already faced social and economic constraints in pursuing education. The toll of war, on lives, psyches and infrastructure, adds another.
Britain’s prestigious Chevening scholarship requires recipients to return home so their countries may benefit from their experience. That’s not easy for those from war zones.
Data analysis by Al-Fanar Media has found that two of the highest research producers in the Arab world—Egypt and Saudi Arabia—also have some of the highest rates of retracted articles, which are often related to scientific misconduct.
At a Cairo conference this month, scholars began the process of listing a form of traditional Yemeni poetry on the Unesco register of Intangible Cultural Heritage to help make sure that it endures.