Ibn Tofail University has adopted an ambitious renewable energy project to power its campus and provide spaces for research and teaching too.
Government neglect of infrastructure has led to a water crisis in Basra and southern Iraq, says a new study by the London School of Economics’ Middle East Centre.
Four Palestinian architects won first place in an international competition for ideas on how to design and rebuild the destroyed port of Beirut.
The Swiss artist Evelyne Porret founded a pottery school in the Egyptian village of Tunis that helped rural women use art to change their destiny.
Organizers of an initiative that brought aspiring young entrepreneurs together with business leaders in the UAE say they intend to refine the project to help lower the very high levels of youth unemployment in the Arab region.
The wealthy Gulf countries could act as a reservoir for Arab talent in the region, benefiting their own economies and those of the countries that produce the talent they need.
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.
An “academy” of early-career researchers in Germany and Arab countries promotes international, interdisciplinary research projects “on the boundary between science and society.”
Cairo Since 1900, by Mohamed Elshahed, documents a vibrant aspect of the city’s heritage that’s in danger of being erased.
A new government program will use cash incentives, support for laboratory equipment, and a mentoring program to improve science at public universities. The program will focus first on mathematics and physics.