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Manal Ataya: Director of Sharjah’s Museums Embraces an Educational Role

Melanie Swan | 28 May 2021

Manal Ataya, director general of the Sharjah Museums Authority, finds it fulfilling to make museums more accessible and enrich children’s development.

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Emirati Youth Initiative Aims to Cut Unemployment in the Arab Region

Eman Kamel | 17 May 2021

Organizers of an initiative that brought aspiring young entrepreneurs together with business leaders in the UAE say they intend to refine the project to help lower the very high levels of youth unemployment in the Arab region.

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Syria’s Private Universities Struggle With Costs but Still Grow

Riham Alkousaa | 26 Apr 2021

Rising inflation, a currency in free fall, and a ban on raising fees for continuing students have put Syria’s private universities in a financial bind.

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Moroccan Academics Protest Plan to Give Ministry More Control

Amr EL-Tohamy | 07 Apr 2021

Lecturers at Morocco’s public universities oppose a draft law that would give the Higher Education Ministry more control over their wages and work conditions.

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Saudi Universities Take Steps Toward Financial Independence

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 07 Jan 2021

Three public universities are the first to start operating under a new plan that gives them more freedom but reduces state funding. Questions remain about how it will affect students and professors.

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Supportive Innovation: A Model for Change in Arab Higher Education

John Waterbury | 17 Dec 2020

After long scholarly and administrative experience in the Arab region and an intense study of Arab higher education, a political scientist proposes a way forward.

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Rising Fees at Private Arab Universities End Many Students’ Prospects

Amr EL-Tohamy, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 15 Oct 2020

Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.

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Beirut Blast: A Map of the Damage to Educational and Cultural Institutions

Rayan Abdulkhalek | 01 Oct 2020

Scores of educational, arts and cultural organizations saw their facilities damaged or destroyed in the August 4 port explosion.

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A Survey Reveals How the Pandemic Has Hurt MENA Research

Gail Buttorff, Marwa Shalaby, Nermin Allam | 23 Sep 2020

A survey of scholars done in the late spring and early summer that included researchers who study the MENA region showed the pandemic’s adverse effects and the occasional beneficial ones on research, the authors of the survey say.

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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.




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