Middle East

WENR, December 2018: Middle-East

Middle East: Survey Finds Less than Seven Percent of Leadership Positions at Arab Universities Held by Women

Syria: New Program Provides Online Courses to Refugees; and more!


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries

WENR, November 2018: Middle-East

Egypt: The Egyptian campus that wasn’t;

UAE: New reforms will make UAE a global education hotspot; and more!


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WENR, October 2018: Middle-East

Egypt: Egypt’s Universities Open Up to Blended Learning;

Lebanon: Cash shortfall hits refugee education; and more!


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WENR, September 2018: Middle East

Iran: University of Tehran President Seeks to Boost International Collaborations; Israel;

Palestinian Student Banned from Entering Campus for Political Activity; and more!


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WENR, August 2018: Middle East

Egypt: New Law Allows for Establishment of Foreign Universities;

Iraq: Government Accredits Public Universities in Kurdistan Region; and more!


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries

WENR, June 2018: Middle East

Morocco: Student Groups Accuse Government of Involvement in Student Deaths

Qatar: New Joint Program with Morocco Aims to Improve Education in Region; and more


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WENR, May 2018: Middle East

Turkey: Government Proposes Splitting Up Universities, Sparks Protests

Egypt: Job Shortage for Egyptian Graduate Degree Holders; and more


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WENR, April 2018: Middle East

Qatar: Blockade Stifles Higher Education Collaboration in Gulf Region

Egypt: Universities Heavily Represented in Times Higher Education Arab World Rankings; and more


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WENR, March 2018: Middle East

Iraq Deputy Speaker Praises Iranian Higher Ed

Jordan to Now Recognize Accredited International Degrees; and more


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WENR, February 2018: Middle East

New Agreement Paves Way for U.K. Branch Campuses in Egypt

Israel: Legislation Over West Bank Institutions Expected to Spark Boycotts; and more


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries