Libyan professors have been promised raises before. Their syndicate tried a new approach this time that is expected to pay off.
Several prominent Syrian publishing houses and bookstores have closed in recent years, the latest signs of cultural death in an economy hard hit by war.
Lebanon’s multiple crises have taken an invisible and immeasurable toll on education, researchers and professors say.
Funding is the biggest challenge for the Saudi movie industry, says the chairwoman of the new Saudi Cinema Association.
Nathir Obeidat recently became president of a university struggling with debt, Covid-19 hurdles, and other hotspot issues.
The strategy cuts some majors and adds new, career-centered ones based on job-market needs. Some academics doubt that it will succeed.
Deprived of local audiences and sponsors, the industry has had to turn to foreign investors, with a threat to its identity
After five years of unpaid work, university professors in Yemen’s rebel-held north threaten to go on strike.
Omran Al-Qeeb is striving to rebuild and improve Libya’s universities and research institutions. Lack of financial resources is the biggest obstacle to his plans, he says.