Middle East

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


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries

WENR, May 2018: Middle East

Turkey: Government Proposes Splitting Up Universities, Sparks Protests

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


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries

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


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries

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


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WENR, December 2017: Middle East

Saudi Government Plans to Overhaul Education System

Syrian teen wins peace prize for educating refugee children; Dubai to offer inclusive education; and more


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WENR, November 2017: Middle East

Middle East: Survey Finds Widespread Research Misconduct

Egypt seeks to attract transnational institutions; Iraq welcomes an Iranian-funded university; and more.


Posted in Middle East, Regional News Summaries

WENR, October 2017: Middle East

UAE: New Strategy to Improve Higher Ed Sector

A Call for Higher Education Reform in the MENA Region, and more


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WENR, September 2017: Middle East

Saudi Arabia: Government Looks to Revamp Scholarship Program

Qatar: Campus Leaders Confident Despite Blockade; Egypt: New Way to Measure Student Achievement in High School; and More


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