Advances by Arab scientists, such as a faster new coronavirus test developed in Jordan, could benefit their home countries and the world. Universities and governments must do more to help put such discoveries into use.
A science journalist who has covered the Arab world for six years discovers a stark contrast in communication when he attends a scientific meeting in the United States.
The use of emoji is on the rise in the Arab region, as well as everywhere else. But that’s no cause for moral panic, a scholar of digital humanities argues.
Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.
As some Arab countries try to wean themselves from oil and expand alternative energy development, Arab women could benefit. But they need support from corporations and universities.
Platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn could help counter worrying health trends, but some communities are at risk of being left behind.
A former colleague recalls the work and forceful personality of a founder of academic refugee studies and a tireless champion for refugees themselves, who died on July 11.
The sociologist Mehdi Alioua sees himself as an advocate and a mediator.
A new book explores how jihadists use poetry, music and video to strengthen their cause.