A slight twist on an old saying can help those discouraged by the situation in the Arab world, says an Al-Fanar Media editor.
In the wake of the Turkish president’s referendum victory last month, the government is arresting and deporting Arab students.
To fully embrace a global approach, universities must include the education of refugees and displaced people, says the managing editor of Al-Fanar Media.
A Brussels-based foreign correspondent has traced the tales of five people who fled their countries to seek a haven in Europe.
As the country’s conflict drags on, university buildings have been bombed, professors have lost their salaries and university students find their lectures empty.
Young people from Yemen, even those studying overseas, are caught in the crossfire of the country’s civil war and are either blocked from access to education or at great risk of losing it.
The president’s executive order has provoked criticism from U.S. academics, but little debate in the Arab world.
With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.
The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.