Young people were key in protests that persuaded the ailing leader not to run again. However, he also postponed elections, meaning he stays in power for now.
A local non-profit organization based in Damascus seeks to empower women and young people by providing legal and educational guidance.
A new online platform seeks to bring together United Arab Emirates research institutions to facilitate researchers’ access to devices they need. Egypt may follow suit.
Nations recognize the importance of gender equality, yet neglect an academic discipline with tools to help achieve it, a scholar writes.
A new laboratory that has opened in Jordan allows international scientists to explore the behavior of matter at the atomic and subatomic level.
A researcher at the University of Duhok is experimenting with growing plants in controlled conditions to provide plants to farmers that might resist disease and bear fruit sooner.
A project that links archaeology to economic development and education is a model for preserving the kingdom’s wealth of ancient sites.
An author of a new book examines Egypt’s mounting challenges and the obstacles that hinder necessary reforms.
New informal settlements built in Duhok are improving their designs, partly out of fear of government reprisals.
As some Arab countries try to wean themselves from oil and expand alternative energy development, Arab women could benefit. But they need support from corporations and universities.