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Development Gender Internationalization Research Science

A Small Network of Arab and German Academics Aspires to Have a Large Impact

Burton Bollag | 23 Mar 2020

An “academy” of early-career researchers in Germany and Arab countries promotes international, interdisciplinary research projects “on the boundary between science and society.”

Data & Surveys Development Employment Finances Gender

Libyan Women Push for a Bigger Role in Rebuilding Their Country

Sarah Page | 08 Mar 2020

War has forced Libyan women to enter the job market, but they still are underrepresented in business and government and lack a significant role in the peace-building process.

Academic Freedom Arts & Culture Gender Politics Religion

Kuwait Shuts Down an Art Exhibit. Is the ‘Most Open’ Gulf Society Closing?

Aisha Elgayar | 25 Feb 2020

Artists believe the shuttering of Shurooq Amin’s show by Kuwaiti authorities is the latest indicator of the country’s decline in freedom of expression.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Gender

Arab Youth Focus on Traditional Careers, Not Emerging Ones, Report Finds

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Feb 2020

In the Arab region, young people’s professional aspirations are not compatible with expected changes in employment markets, says a new report.

Arts & Culture Gender

Land Art in the Desert: A Dramatic Exhibition Challenges Artistic Ideas

Heba Elkayal | 18 Feb 2020

An exhibition at Al Ula, in Saudi Arabia, put Arab and international artists in dialogue with one another, the local community and the land. It didn’t happen without controversy, however.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts

A ‘Horizon of Infinity’: The Promise of Arab Abstract Art

Heba Elkayal | 07 Feb 2020

An exhibition in New York makes the case that Arab artists developed abstraction in parallel with Western achievements rather than as a derivative example of the genre.

Gender Health & Medicine Research

Algerian Scientist Sees Healing Potential in Olives and Dates

Riad Mazzouzi | 04 Feb 2020

Halima Benbouza, who has won acclaim as a researcher and served as a role model for women in science, is studying the genetics of local crops.

Gender Inequality Minorities Profiles Refugees

Commuting From a Refugee Camp to University, A Student Stays Hopeful

Olivia Cuthbert | 13 Jan 2020

A Syrian student who lives in the largest refugee camp in Iraq attends the nearby University of Duhok, hoping someday to serve her community.

Data & Surveys Development Gender Schools

Arab Adult Education Is Not Accessible for Many

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Dec 2019

Arab countries have made progress in their adult learning and education efforts, a new report from UNESCO says, but program participation rates remain low.

Data & Surveys Development Gender Health & Medicine

Will Arab Youth Reach Their Potential? The World Bank’s ‘Human Capital Index’ Offers Predictions

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Nov 2019

The institution’s new Human Capital Index indicates that many of the region’s youth face significant barriers in pursuing their full potential, but economists say it’s a more complicated than a single metric.




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