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News and Opinion about Arab Higher Education. To serve as a forum where o..
One week after an exhibition by the provocative artist Shurooq Amin opened in Kuwait, the Kuwaiti authorities shut it down, ..read more

Editor’s note: This article first ran on the Ettijahat website and appears here with Ettijahat’s permission. Creativity is ..read more
The exhibition Waiting for Omar Gatlato: Contemporary Art from Algeria and Its Diaspora, currently at Columbia University’s ..read more

Over the past two decades, technological progress has rapidly changed the jobs available to modern youth, but the majority of ..read more
In the small desert town of Al Ula in Saudi Arabia, a large ziggurat made from blue plastic crates stands at a height of 15 ..read more

CAIRO—Egyptian authorities arrested Patrick George Zaki, a human rights scholar, upon his return to his country last week. The ..read more
CAIRO—The new museum dedicated to the Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz can be found down a busy side street across from Al ..read more

A new analysis has retrospectively examined close to 40,000 academic papers published in English worldwide by United Arab ..read more
The brutal Middle East wars of recent years, combined with the Islamic State’s fanatical interest in erasing all traces of pre- ..read more
DUHOK—Growing up in Kurdistan, Zhiyan Abdul Rahman wanted to be an architect like her older brother. Then a new set of friends ..read more

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