The institution’s new Human Capital Index indicates that many of the region’s youth face significant barriers in pursuing their full potential, but economists say it’s a more complicated than a single metric.
Lebanon’s forest fires are started by humans and getting worse due to climate change. A solution requires more information and political effort, researchers say.
Two new studies question the accuracy of death certificates in the Middle East, an issue that creates difficulties for researchers and policymakers who want to improve public-health efforts.
New research shows that educating teenage girls about the risks of female genital mutilation changes their opinions to view it less favorably, but experts say that alone won’t work.
Cyberspace has become a place where some men stalk, attack, and seek to humiliate women. Now women, universities, and private organizations are mounting digital campaigns to respond.
Two studies highlight the stresses of student life, both physical and mental.
In two new reports, the Arab Barometer finds gradually shifting attitudes on women’s place in society and broad disillusionment among young people.
Many of the countries facing the highest levels of water stress are located in the Middle East and North Africa, a research group’s latest analysis shows.
Strokes are an increasingly common health problem in Arab countries. A scientist in Abu Dhabi uses technology and careful observation to better evaluate stroke severity and improve rehabilitation.
Researchers are developing single treatments that could fight a wide variety of disease-causing viruses, many of them prevalent in Arab countries.