Egyptian universities have witnessed a marked decline in the number of student activities for political and economic reasons, a new report says.
A retired professor hunts down books published in Morocco and makes them available to a wider audience. His challenges reflect the wider problems of Arab publishing.
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi, art enthusiast and Arab-affairs commentator, sees the burgeoning Arab art scene as a way to bring fresh insights to stale discussions.
Researcher says scholars should recognize the true origin of African sounds in Omani traditional music.
In newly-liberated areas, archaeologists have begun assessing the damage done to sites of ancient Iraqi heritage and planning their future.
When economic development clashes with archaeology, Manama could offer a model for other Arab countries.
Morocco’s national book fair has a cosmopolitan feel, offering discussions, events and important new publications.
Grassroots and government initiatives hope to spread a culture of reading in the Arab region.
In Morocco, a meeting emphasized the need for more arts in school curriculum and for more facilities to train creative professionals.
Genetic analysis on skeletons of humans who died since the birth of Islam is almost nonexistent.