Maha Saleh believes that the fragmented nature of Arabic teaching curricula has negatively affected the language.
Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi sees education as the best hope for countering extremism and building a better future.
Abdelaziz Baraka Sakin fled Sudan to escape persecution. His 2009 novel The Jungo, once banned, has won praise and prizes—in Arabic and in French translation.
In spite of losing his sight, Walid Al-Zaidi completed his education, obtained a Ph.D. and became a professor. For a month, he was Tunisia’s minister of culture.
Mona Kareem, who will teach at Princeton University this fall, employs her poetic talent to highlight the issues of Kuwait’s Bedoon population.
Epidemics are not as isolated as they may appear, says the anthropologist Charles L. Briggs. It’s important to understand the underlying factors that helped shape the situation.
A Syrian student who lives in the largest refugee camp in Iraq attends the nearby University of Duhok, hoping someday to serve her community.
A Yemeni researcher wanted to return to her country to do plant research that could help human health. But the war there made research impossible.
The busy artist, now based in Paris, is achieving international notice as he hones his craft. His latest album adds something new: Singing his own songs, in his native dialect.