Academic freedom is different from university independence, and more than just a basic human right. The distinctions are important, argues the author.
In summer, most academics flee Qatar for travel or family time. But a few stay behind.
Jad Melki, a professor at the American University of Beirut and the winner of a 2015 Global Media and Information Literacy Award from Unesco, explains the importance of his work.
The most recent academic year in Egypt may have seemed quiet. But a silent violence was taking place that destroyed academic freedom, says a lecturer.
Emad Shahin says “draconian injustice” prevails as he and over 100 others face capital punishment in Egypt.
Jordanian youth with special needs can easily enroll in universities to study but have difficulty getting jobs.
With a new research focus, the Maghreb country tries to take advantage of resources it has in abundance.
Some professors working at Kuwait University are listed internationally as terrorists but continue to teach, sparking controversy.
An American writing instructor has helped start a literary community in Qatar. But last year her own novel was banned there.