The Arab region already lagged in government spending on research. Now, with oil prices in decline and Covid-19 taking hold, spending levels could fall further
Officials in several countries called the openings tentative and said they could be reversed if the number of infections rises.
Anthropologists aren’t surprised at the stigmatizing and blaming that followed Covid-19. It’s a typical human response to events too complicated to grasp.
A new report and website give a country-by-country examination of how children are welcomed in schools or shut out from them.
The conference brought together educators, students, entrepreneurs and advocacy groups to discuss how to support young people in the Middle East and other areas.
Organizations that assist entrepreneurs in the Arab region and seek to improve young people’s job prospects face new challenges from the Covid-19 lockdowns.
When it looked like Covid-19 might force it to cancel, the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival got creative. Nearly all its events will go ahead in digital formats.
Exams for students in the final three years of medical training are scheduled in July. With Covid-19 cases on the rise, however, many students are afraid to take them.
The campuses have seen costs rise as they move to online teaching. Meanwhile, they worry that enrollments could drop, with foreign students unable to travel.
Arab researchers have changed gears to find a way to help fight Covid-19 or understand its impact.