The Trump travel ban and cuts to a major Saudi scholarship program are among causes of the decline.
Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic row with Canada has upended the future of thousands of Saudi students at Canadian universities, forcing them to leave the country just before the new semester starts.
A Tunisian researcher wants to be the first in his continent to measure time with atomic precision.
Accreditation is a puzzling term to many, but it can have a critical, lifelong affect on the choices students seeking a higher education make.
The department is protesting the Emirates’ denial of visas for two professors and calling on NYU’s president to lobby the U.A.E.’s government to change its visa policies.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has supported centers at some of the world’s best-known universities. Now he is under house arrest.
To fully embrace a global approach, universities must include the education of refugees and displaced people, says the managing editor of Al-Fanar Media.
A court has sentenced economist and human rights advocate, Nasser Bin Ghaith, to ten years in jail over his Tweets. The “bubble universities” are quiet.
Iranian universities are reaching out to the Arab world but are silent about their motives, creating suspicion in many quarters.