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.
As the American University in Cairo reopens classrooms and prepares to install a new president, its provost discusses the changes ahead.
Lebanon’s university hospitals have been hard hit by the country’s economic crisis, leading to a decline in health services and possible shutdowns.
The new Innovators Support Fund offers financial and practical assistance to talented young people with ideas for inventions and innovations.
Pinched by budget cuts, Kuwait University is admitting fewer students. The decision adds urgency to the debate over how to meet the state’s higher education needs.
A new dollar peg for tuition at the American University of Beirut and the Lebanese American University made the cost of study too expensive for many students.
A recent study concluded that American branch campuses cost Gulf countries more than they get in return. But some scholars dispute that finding.
Salim Chahine, a professor at the American University of Beirut and a senior official at Lebanon’s central bank, is among the recipients of the 2020 Kuwait Prize.