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Arts & Culture Democracy Development Politics Publishing

Freedom of Creativity Is Under Siege in Egypt

Amr EL-Tohamy | 18 Mar 2019

Publishers, authors and bookstore owners feel pressure as the government clamps down on books with political content.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Politics

Women’s Advocates Go on Trial in Saudi Arabia

Ursula Lindsey | 15 Mar 2019

Many of the most prominent Saudi women’s rights activists went on trial this week in a closed trial in Riyadh.

Development Politics Students

Algerian Students Thwart President Bouteflika’s Bid for Fifth Term

Samuel Woodhams | 13 Mar 2019

Young people were key in protests that persuaded the ailing leader not to run again. However, he also postponed elections, meaning he stays in power for now.

Academic Freedom Conflict Finances Politics Schools

Conference on Aid to Yemen Highlights Support for Education

Edward Fox | 04 Mar 2019

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged to increase their humanitarian aid, including money for teachers’ pay. It’s unclear, though, how the aid will be delivered.

Faculty Politics Protests Students

Sudan Shutters All Its Universities

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Feb 2019

Sudan’s government has closed all of the country’s public and private higher-education institutions, in the wake of protests sparked by economic conditions.

Human Rights Politics Students Terrorism

Academics Condemn Israeli Arrests of Palestinian Students

Edward Fox | 19 Feb 2019

The Middle East Studies Association has joined other critics in denouncing recent Israeli actions against student leaders at Birzeit University and other institutions.

Academic Freedom Faculty Politics

Rift Widens Between American University in Cairo’s Faculty Members and Its Leadership

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Feb 2019

Faculty members have voted no confidence in the institution’s president. The board of trustees has unanimously backed him, leaving the campus set up for long-term tension.

Administration Faculty Politics Students Technology & Online Learning

In Syria, the Complicated Web that Sanctions Weave

Burton Bollag | 07 Feb 2019

As the Syrian conflict subsides in many areas of the country, international education leaders are debating if they should step in to aid Syrian students, professors, and universities.

Employment Policy Politics Refugees Students

Report Examines Progress in Recognizing Refugees’ Credentials

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 31 Jan 2019

Countries could do more to ease barriers that keep new arrivals from advancing in their education or employment, says a new UNESCO report.

Arts & Culture Democracy Politics Protests

Exhibition Revisits a Revolution Whose Legacy Is Still Uncertain

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Jan 2019

An archival show at Tunisia’s Bardo National Museum chronicles the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring but failed to deliver on many of its promises.




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