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Arts & Culture Language Technology & Online Learning

Using Artificial Intelligence to Read Arabic Comics

Edward Fox | 11 Mar 2018

With their complex mixture of word and image, Arabic comics are being used to extend the capabilities of artificial intelligence.

Refugees Students Technology & Online Learning

A Palestinian Reflects on a New Generation of Refugees

Asma' Jawabreh | 05 Mar 2018

At a workshop in Amman, a Palestinian teaching assistant meets young refugees of war in Syria, Iraq and Sudan.

Research Technology & Online Learning

The Arab World’s Often Overlooked Space Research

Benjamin Plackett | 11 Feb 2018

A new book highlights the work of Arab scientists who are making major strides in satellite technology and the discovery of distant planets.

Accreditation Refugees Technology & Online Learning

U.S. Program in Greece Helps Refugees Become Students Again

Nikolia Apostolou | 05 Feb 2018

The refugees take classes at U.S.-affiliated colleges that could help them attend a European or American university in the future.

Development Technology & Online Learning

Start-Ups Trying to Improve Lives Get a Boost From the U.N.

Jacob Wirtschafter | 30 Jan 2018

Young technology companies in Turkey and the West Bank are among six firms that recently won grants from Unicef’s Innovation Fund.

Data & Surveys Internet Research Technology & Online Learning

The Researcher Who Wants to Tidy the Web

Benjamin Plackett | 20 Oct 2017

This researcher believes the Internet has expanded without any oversight and wants to correct that.

Admissions Students Technology & Online Learning

Egypt Plans Radical Change in Measuring High-School Success

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 22 Aug 2017

Egypt’s ministry of education plans to depart from the exclusive reliance on a single exam at the end of high school.

Profiles Refugees Scholarships Students Study Abroad Technology & Online Learning

Leveraging U.S. College Scholarships for Syrian Students

Kim Bode | 30 Jul 2017

The Syrian Youth Empowerment initiative guides high-school students in Syria through the U.S. college application process. Its cofounder George Batah explains the importance of Syrians winning scholarships to study in the U.S.

Internet Literature & Translation Research Science Technology & Online Learning

An Online Movement Translates Academic Articles Into Arabic

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 09 Jun 2017

To meet a need for Arabic versions of publications in science and humanities, volunteers are publishing new translations online.

Employment Students Technology & Online Learning Vocational Education

In Morocco, a Big Push for Vocational Education

Ursula Lindsey | 23 May 2017

Recent Moroccan vocational education efforts include an emphasis on close partnerships with industry and emphasis on soft skills, such as communication.




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