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Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Development

Kuwaiti Group Seeks to Nurture Creativity by Changing Mind-Sets

Aisha Elgayar | 08 Jan 2020

Nuqat, an independent foundation, encourages creative thinking to solve problems in the Arab world through education and youth skills development.

Data & Surveys Development Gender Schools

Arab Adult Education Is Not Accessible for Many

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Dec 2019

Arab countries have made progress in their adult learning and education efforts, a new report from UNESCO says, but program participation rates remain low.

Development Research

Scholar Traces the Rise of Nongovernmental Organizations in Iraq

Edward Fox | 11 Nov 2019

Thousands of civil-society organizations sprang up after 2003, during Iraq’s postwar reconstruction. The historian Mehiyar Kathem is exploring how they evolved to represent political interests.

Data & Surveys Development Gender Health & Medicine

Will Arab Youth Reach Their Potential? The World Bank’s ‘Human Capital Index’ Offers Predictions

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Nov 2019

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.

Arab Spring Conflict Critical Thinking Development Faculty Profiles

Professors Start a ‘School of the Rioters’

Nasser Zawk | 26 Oct 2019

With universities closed in Lebanon, some professors are conducting “teach ins” and moderating discussions on the street. For one such effort, a professor of economics discusses his goals.

Development Publishing Research Science Social Sciences

Iraqi Scholars Learn to Find Their Voice in Academic Publishing

Edward Fox | 24 Oct 2019

Workshops in Iraq help scholars in the social sciences and humanities learn how to write for international, English-language academic journals.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Gender Internet Politics

Survey Finds Modest Gains in Support for Arab Women’s Rights

Burton Bollag | 13 Sep 2019

In two new reports, the Arab Barometer finds gradually shifting attitudes on women’s place in society and broad disillusionment among young people.

Conflict Data & Surveys Development Research Science

New Data Show Water Scarcity Is Increasing in the Arab World, Stirring Discussion

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 02 Sep 2019

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.

Arts & Culture Conflict Development Politics

Corruption Sidetracks Projects Intended to Make Baghdad a ‘Capital of Arab Culture’

Amal Saqr | 24 Aug 2019

Projects meant to enrich Baghdad as a capital of Arab culture were left unfinished or never even started, a journalist’s investigation found.

Development Health & Medicine Research Science

Egypt’s Agricultural Scientists Say They Are Not Protected From Biological Risks

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 21 Aug 2019

Many Egyptian agricultural researchers are reluctant to conduct experiments due to the lack of biosafety standards at laboratories.




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