A movement to make the fruits of research available without charge has helped students and faculty members gain access to an increasing number of academic articles.
An Al-Fanar Media survey of the quality assurance for higher education in 16 Arab countries found heavy regulation of the licensing of higher-education institutions but little in the way of follow up to monitor quality.
Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.
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.
A new book explores how jihadists use poetry, music and video to strengthen their cause.
To meet a need for Arabic versions of publications in science and humanities, volunteers are publishing new translations online.
As scholarship programs for refugee youth expand, the UN refugee agency and others are trying to make sure the programs do not place refugee youth at risk.
A head teacher in Yemen’s biggest camp for internally displaced people is struggling to keep the doors open – and to prevent girls dropping out.
A slight twist on an old saying can help those discouraged by the situation in the Arab world, says an Al-Fanar Media editor.