Abdul Razzaq Al-Issa led Iraq’s higher education ministry during a period when the Islamic State controlled much of the country.
As president of Effat University, Haifa Reda Jamal Al-Lail is fulfilling a dream of making a difference in the lives of Saudi women.
Algerian students say unsafe, dilapidated buildings and a lack of services are negatively affecting their health and academic future.
As the Qatar Foundation’s senior art specialist, Layla Bacha manages an art portfolio that includes major public artworks and museum collections.
Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.
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.
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.
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.
A new report offers guidelines and assessment tools universities can use as they work out how to reopen safely during the Covid-19 crisis.