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Yusra Mouzughi: A British-Libyan Academic Pursues a Vision for Education in the Gulf

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 May 2021

Yusra Mouzughi guided Muscat University from an idea to an institution. Now she’s taking on a new challenge as president of Bahrain’s Royal University for Women.

Administration Democracy Faculty Policy Students Teaching Terrorism

Iraq’s Former Higher Education Minister Strives to Improve Universities

Amr EL-Tohamy | 03 May 2021

Abdul Razzaq Al-Issa led Iraq’s higher education ministry during a period when the Islamic State controlled much of the country.

Administration Faculty Gender Profiles Students Teaching

Haifa Reda Jamal Al-Lail: University Leader and Role Model for Young Women

Melanie Swan | 09 Mar 2021

As president of Effat University, Haifa Reda Jamal Al-Lail is fulfilling a dream of making a difference in the lives of Saudi women.

Administration Human Rights Protests Students

A Student’s Death in a Fire Prompts Protests Over Algeria’s Neglected Dormitories

Riad Mazzouzi | 01 Mar 2021

Algerian students say unsafe, dilapidated buildings and a lack of services are negatively affecting their health and academic future.

Administration Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Young Art Executive Has a Key Role in Qatar’s Public Art Scene

Melanie Swan | 12 Feb 2021

As the Qatar Foundation’s senior art specialist, Layla Bacha manages an art portfolio that includes major public artworks and museum collections.

Administration Data & Surveys Finances Inequality Students

Rising Fees at Private Arab Universities End Many Students’ Prospects

Amr EL-Tohamy, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 15 Oct 2020

Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.

Accreditation Administration Policy Quality Control Students

U.A.E. Education Ministry Closes 6 Universities, Puts Another 6 on Probation

Melanie Swan | 07 Oct 2020

In a quality control move unusually severe for the Arab region, the U.A.E. education ministry revoked the licenses of six institutions and issued warnings to six others.

Administration Coronavirus Health & Medicine Students

‘Life Must Go On’: Syria’s Universities and Schools Prepare to Reopen

Riham Alkousaa | 08 Sep 2020

With Syria apparently experiencing many more cases of Covid-19 than the government publicly acknowledges, parents and students are wary about the scheduled openings of universities and schools.

Administration Data & Surveys Development Politics Research Science

Land of No Rain: How Jordan Is Facing a Parched Future

Ursula Lindsey | 06 Aug 2020

With limited rainfall and aquifers already over pumped, the kingdom is running out of water. Researchers are tackling some aspects of the problem, but hard choices still lie ahead.

Administration Coronavirus Health & Medicine

How to Reopen Universities Safely: A ‘Toolkit’ Offers Guidance

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 15 Jul 2020

A new report offers guidelines and assessment tools universities can use as they work out how to reopen safely during the Covid-19 crisis.




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