Son of a Qur’an reciter, religious influences played an important part in making him one of the greatest interpreters of traditional Arab singing.
A longtime social researcher, Abdelbaki Hermassi was an expert on state and society in the Maghreb. He also served as a cultural minister and diplomat.
Building the staff, supporting refugees, and improving graduates’ employment rates are priorities for Aree Abdulqader, the first female university president in Duhok.
Nathir Obeidat recently became president of a university struggling with debt, Covid-19 hurdles, and other hotspot issues.
David Julius, a co-winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, talks about his research and the importance of public support for science.
A new memoir by Egypt’s best-known jewelry designer advocates continuous learning, expresses her belief in Arab nationalism, and calls for the protection of traditional arts and crafts.
Fathiah Zakham has won international honors for her work to find faster, more accurate tools to fight drug-resistant strains of the disease.
Ardem Patapoutian, a co-winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Medicine, was born in Lebanon. War shifted his studies and career to the U.S.
Mubarak Hemoudi’s paintings relate the stories and ways of life of “forgotten” people in Sudan’s marginalized rural regions.
She has won many awards for her work, which reflects her philosophy that architecture should put people first and respect heritage.