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University Professors Feel the Pain of Lebanon’s Worsening Crisis

Jana Dhaybi | 28 Jul 2020

As Lebanon’s economic plight worsens, some universities are cutting faculty and staff positions. Some professors are raising concerns about the future of education.

Finances Policy Research Science

How Policy Makers and Universities Can Help Arab Scientists

Rana Dajani | 21 Jul 2020

Advances by Arab scientists, such as a faster new coronavirus test developed in Jordan, could benefit their home countries and the world. Universities and governments must do more to help put such discoveries into use.

Coronavirus Finances Research

Health and Economic Crises Threaten Arab Funding for Research

Melanie Swan, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 07 Jul 2020

The Arab region already lagged in government spending on research. Now, with oil prices in decline and Covid-19 taking hold, spending levels could fall further

Finances Research

The Middle East’s Only High-Energy Physics Lab Faces a New Test: Surviving Covid-19

Éanna Kelly | 23 Jun 2020

Sesame, the region’s only synchrotron, is well versed in upheaval. But the pandemic promises more pressure on the project’s shoestring budget.

Coronavirus Finances Students

International Campuses in Dubai Feel Pressure From Covid-19

Melanie Swan | 15 Jun 2020

The campuses have seen costs rise as they move to online teaching. Meanwhile, they worry that enrollments could drop, with foreign students unable to travel.

Corruption Finances Refugees

Report Alleges Gross Misuse of Donor Funds for Refugee Education in Lebanon

Jana Dhaybi | 11 Jun 2020

A Beirut television station’s investigation accuses the government of inflating the number of refugee students in school and misusing millions of dollars paid by international donors.

Coronavirus Finances Students

Lebanon’s Double Crisis Crushes Both Students and Universities

Jana Dhaybi | 01 Jun 2020

In the wake of political turmoil, sharp currency devaluation, and economic hardship caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Lebanese students are having to quit their education. Universities are slashing budgets and employees just to survive.

Coronavirus Finances Research Students

Tunisia’s Covid-19 Research Effort Brings Together Many Sectors

Khaoula Sliti | 04 May 2020

Engineering and medical schools are collaborating to design ventilators, and government projects are attracting hundreds of researchers. Industry and investors are helping, too.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Finances

Relief Organizations Help Artists Affected by Covid-19

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 24 Apr 2020

Funding groups in the Arab world and elsewhere are offering assistance to artists and other creative workers who face difficulties because of the Covid-19 shutdowns.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Finances Refugees Technology & Online Learning

Jordan’s Tight Covid-19 Lockdown Also Squeezes Vulnerable Populations

Ursula Lindsey | 14 Apr 2020

Strict restrictions on movement in the kingdom have kept the virus at bay, but refugees and poor Jordanians have difficulty meeting basic needs and accessing online education.




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