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.
Most researchers in Arab countries say they want to leave, but one academic administrator has developed a strategy for bringing those who have left back.
The war in Syria turned many university students into refugees, who now need financial support for their studies.
A graphic summarizes the economic position of public-university professors in Arab countries and the editors explain how the survey was conducted,
A rapid expansion of private universities since the civil war has left Lebanon with plenty of universities and lots of questions about quality.