Student protests are not a political tool to be used when convenient, but a historical force that cannot be ignored, argues the prominent Egyptian writer.
Right to Education Week helps Western students understand the barriers that block many Palestinian students from getting the education they want.
Students who participate in extended guided discussions over the Internet with peers from other countries find they become more empathetic.
A rising number of Saudi Arabian students study at colleges and universities in the United States, reports a Washington correspondent for Al-Fanar Media.
Court sentences of 17 years in prison for Al-Azhar university student protestors are being viewed by many human-rights lawyers as being exceptionally harsh.
Street protests against the military-backed government have subsided, leaving campus protests as a focal point of political friction.
Many of the independent schools in Qatar are criticized for their failure to prepare students for higher education. But amidst the controversy, one independent school appears to be succeeding.
Gulf women continue to graduate from universities at higher rates than men, but they are more likely to wind up unemployed, according to a recent report.
A 2013 survey of students in four Gulf countries shows they are still struggling to prepare students for universities and the workforce despite having spent billions on revamping education.