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Employment Faculty Finances Protests Students

Professors’ Strike at Lebanon’s Only Public University Reveals Social and Economic Gaps

Olivia Cuthbert | 27 Jun 2019

Professors at Lebanese University have been on strike for almost two months, saying it is their only possible political weapon to wring much-needed resources from the government.

Academic Freedom Critical Thinking Finances Religion Research

American U. in Cairo Cancels an Endowed Chair; Questions Follow

Jabeen Bhatti | 14 Jun 2019

The AUC professor of comparative religion who lost the title says his academic freedom was infringed. The university says it had to honor a request from the benefactor’s son, who allegedly pressured the professor.

Academic Freedom Conflict Finances Politics Schools

Conference on Aid to Yemen Highlights Support for Education

Edward Fox | 04 Mar 2019

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged to increase their humanitarian aid, including money for teachers’ pay. It’s unclear, though, how the aid will be delivered.

Development Finances Research Science

New Effort to Share Scientific Equipment Creates Potential Efficiencies

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 26 Feb 2019

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.

Development Finances Politics

‘A Search for Band-Aids’: Economic Reform in Egypt

Ursula Lindsey | 30 Nov 2018

An author of a new book examines Egypt’s mounting challenges and the obstacles that hinder necessary reforms.

Finances Internet Research

Qatari Research Shows Environmental Cost of Bitcoin

Benjamin Plackett | 12 Oct 2018

New research shows that the digital currency has a large environmental impact, but not all experts agree that it is a cause for concern.

Finances Refugees Schools Students

U.N. Scrambles to Keep Schools for Palestinians Open

Asma' Jawabreh | 17 Aug 2018

The agency serving Palestinian refugees across the Middle East is coping with a shortfall of funds after cuts in U.S. aid.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Finances Gender

3 Ways Philanthropy Could Help Saudi Youth

Elizabeth R. Bruce | 31 Jul 2018

A survey of Saudi youth can help to inform how philanthropies working in the kingdom could help steer youth from their university lives to productive employment.

Finances Politics Refugees Schools

U.S. Cuts Threaten Half a Million Palestinian Children

Marilyn Garson | 25 Jul 2018

A former Mercy Corps economic director in Gaza explains how U.S. reductions in aid threaten the education of Palestinian children and the stability of the Gaza Strip.

Arts & Culture Finances Research

A Scholar Says Archaeology Could Benefit Jordan

Ammar Faris | 10 Jul 2018

A Jordanian scientist believes archaeological discoveries could draw more tourists to his country. But he thinks support for the discoveries is weak.




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