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.
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.
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.
The Middle East Studies Association has joined other critics in denouncing recent Israeli actions against student leaders at Birzeit University and other institutions.
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.
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.
Countries could do more to ease barriers that keep new arrivals from advancing in their education or employment, says a new UNESCO report.
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.
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.