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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

Digitizing old Arabic medicine manuscripts

The Wellcome Library, in partnership with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt, and King’s College London Department of Digital Humanities, UK, has created a digital library which will contain 1,000 manuscript books and fragments relating to the history of medicine created during the Arab Golden Age of Science.  Read more