Middle Eastern Students Find Options at Home and Elsewhere

By Robert Sedgwick, Editor, WENR A number of articles have appeared in the press as of late bemoaning the first downturn in international student enrollments in the U.S. in more than 30 years. Much of the concern has focused on the diminishing cohorts of students…

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Iraq’s students say, ‘Welcome back, professor’

By Christina Asquith BAGHDAD – After a decade of sanctions had left his physics lab a crumbling shell, Raad Mohammed decided it was time to go. In 1999, following a route trodden by thousands of the best and brightest of Iraq’s academics, Dr. Mohammed escaped…

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Education in Saudi Arabia

By Robert Sedgwick, Editor, WES VIEW OUR LATEST PROFILE ON EDUCATION IN SAUDI ARABIAThe Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 and occupies about four-fifths of the Arabian Peninsula. It is bordered on the west by the Red Sea; on the north by Jordan,…

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Recent Developments in Egyptian Education

by Ulla Maija Salmi CLICK TO READ OUR LATEST PROFILE ON EDUCATION IN EGYPT Schools and institutions of higher learning have existed in Egypt since ancient times. In the days of the Pharaohs, adult education was largely conducted in temples where astronomy, medicine, geometry and…

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