The detainees include scholars, preachers and public intellectuals from across the ideological spectrum.
Since the country’s independence, the position of women has been a point of both pride and controversy.
After finding the oldest recorded fossils of human ancestors, in Morocco, researchers continue to dig to tell their story.
In the wake of Coptic church bombings, educators are reflecting on what role universities, including Al-Azhar, the beacon of Sunni Islam, might have in teaching tolerance—or intolerance.
In Morocco, philosophy teachers object to religious textbook that calls their discipline “contrary to Islam”.
Genetic analysis on skeletons of humans who died since the birth of Islam is almost nonexistent.
Secular clubs at universities are seeking to end the Lebanese system of dividing up power among the country’s 18 religions and sects.
Researchers are delving into the causes of child marriage and trying to learn how to prevent it.
An ambassador for an Ivy League institution in Jordan talks about how Western universities seek to engage with the Arab world.
A Moroccan professor who has taught evolution says she is a rarity in the country, an example of a broader debate.