Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.
An author of a new book examines Egypt’s mounting challenges and the obstacles that hinder necessary reforms.
Matthew Hedges, a U.K. doctoral student convicted in the United Arab Emirates of spying for Britain, has been pardoned and released. But his experience has provoked anxiety about the safety of foreign researchers in the UAE.
In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s death, an effort to raise awareness of Arab art in New York proceeds despite controversy over Saudi Arabia’s financial support.
The curators of Past Disquiet, recently shown in Beirut, revisit a landmark 1978 exhibition held in solidarity with the Palestinian cause.
Analysis of detailed 2016 survey data indicates a lack of interest among residents of Arab countries in civic engagement.
The death of a young Moroccan woman while trying to reach Spain adds fuel to a national debate about the future of youth in the country.
The intellectual who died in August shaped some of the intellectual debate about why so-called developing countries do not make economic progress.
The costs go beyond disrupting academic progress. Students also miss out on valuable opportunities for building workplace skills.
An international academic alliance is developing programs in conflict-resolution studies at universities in the Middle East and North Africa.