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Saudi Arabia recalls students from Yemen

Amid the ongoing unrest and violence in Yemen, Saudi Arabia announced it will recall all its students who are pursuing higher education in its troubled southern neighbour, Abdullah Al-Moussa, deputy minister of higher education for scholarship student affairs, told Saudi English-language newspaper ArabNews  … Read more

Mixed results to Egyptian university professors general strike

“CairoA full strike organized since the first academic day by university professors from over 19 Egyptian universities, calling for the removal of all university leaders appointed during the previous regime’s rule, has seen several gains. However, it was not free from sporadic violence either.  Read more

Stars of Science returns next month

“starsThe reality TV show Stars of Science, which puts the light on innovative young people across the Arab world, will return 6 October 2011 for its third season in Doha, Qatar. The show, which runs for eight weeks, culminates with prizes for the winners and runner-ups worth US$600,000 and support to bring their innovations to light.  Read more