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Education in Egypt hit harder by Arab Spring unrest

By Mohamed Ibrahim Education in Egypt has been further dented by the unrest that has engulfed the country since the start of the Arab Spring in January 2011. The education process has been largely disrupted since the ouster of former president Hosni Mubarak that year. Reforming the education system in the most populous Arab nation …

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Egypt: University students vs the state

By Reem Khorshid As I chose to major in Architectural Engineering one year after studying there, I started appreciating Cairo University’s historic campus even more. Although the School of Engineering has a separate modern campus, I used to take walks around the main campus to enjoy the majestic classic dome, famous clock tower, the Obelisk at …

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Resolving the niqab issue in Tunisian universities

By Lotfi Radhouane Chebil TUNIS: Recently at a university in Tunis, a female student approached her professor after class and told him that she had decided to wear the niqab, which covers the female body, face and head, to class. After some discussion on the topic, the professor said that he respected her decision and …

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Students inconclusive in debate on religious aspects of presidential race

By Amir Makar CAIRO: A rather vague translation was the basis of the argument in a debate among university students over the eligibility for running for president, with both parties presenting arguments that are essentially two sides of the same coin. In Arabic, the motion read “Should a person of religious background run for the presidency?” …

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