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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.

Conflict Development Faculty Quality Students

Syrian Higher Education ‘Highly Fractured and Diminished,’ Report Says

David Wheeler | 25 Jun 2019

A new report that was the combined effort of Cambridge University’s education faculty and exiled Syrian academics recommends outsiders engage more with Syrian academics and universities.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Rankings Students

How Can Young Saudi Men Be Brought Into the Private Sector?

Mark C. Thompson, Neil Quilliam | 18 Jun 2019

New research reveals that, despite the Vision 2030 plan, the majority still expect a public-sector job for life. But a shift in approach to education could change that.




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