Mahmoud Trawri dug into the thorny history of Black Africans and slavery in the Arabian Peninsula while writing Maymouna, published in 2001. The novel is still hard to find in Saudi Arabia.
As the global movement against racism grows, it’s time for the Arab world to look at similar racial discrimination in its midst.
A Syrian student who lives in the largest refugee camp in Iraq attends the nearby University of Duhok, hoping someday to serve her community.
Native citizens are a minority in the rapidly changing and modernizing Gulf country. A panel in Doha discussed how to preserve their “intangible cultural heritage.”
Nemat Shafik, the first female director of the London School of Economics, believes in the importance of quality education for Arab youth and in removing barriers for women.
University students in Egypt’s most troubled province, long targeted by terrorist attacks, face extreme difficulties in continuing their studies.
Ibtihal Al-Khatib adopts critical thinking as a lifestyle and a teaching method to her students at Kuwait University.
The governance of Kurdistan’s many universities and the fate of its minority students are among the issues that are up in the air as the region votes on an independence referendum.
Researcher says scholars should recognize the true origin of African sounds in Omani traditional music.