Online education presents challenges for teachers but also offers them an opportunity to devise new ways of assessing students.
Researchers have found no evidence that Ramadan fasting might make people more susceptible to Covid-19. They worry more about the risks from late nights and social gatherings.
The coronavirus lockdowns inspired a shift to online book clubs among groups that focus on Arab authors and their international readers.
Education officials suspended classes at schools and universities for two weeks. They cited coronavirus concerns, but a fuel crisis is also a factor.
While travel restrictions close some doors, online courses open others. For a student about to complete her B.A., a routine question prompts some serious thinking.
Vaccinating educators should be a priority, advocates argue, to make classrooms safer and speed the reopening of schools.
The British-based charity Cara originally helped academics flee Nazi Germany. Now it helps scholars escape war zones like Syria and Yemen.
A Saudi woman student of English Literature who does not like cameras finds some unexpected benefits to online learning as well as some drawbacks
An Egyptian woman pharmacist who found her ideal career in science journalism reached new heights when she set up a digital platform to inform the public about Covid-19.