Saudi Arabia has decided to lift its ban on women driving, a move that reflects the changes afoot in one of the toughest places in the world to be female.
Ghada Wali has developed an Arabic typeface that would help young learners playfully build the Arabic alphabet using Lego blocks.
Refugees camps often mean despair. But the right technology can turn them into places of hope and self-sufficiency.
James L. Gelvin, Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History, looks at how IS recruits its members.
Tirej Brimo was just 10 months away from graduating with a medical degree when he was forced to flee Syria. Now he begins work for the NHS.
It has the world's largest population of millennial entrepreneurs, so is this generation shaping the future of the MENA region?
The current combination of adversity and initiative will bring about much-needed transformation to the region.
Millions of refugees settle in the world’s poorest countries, placing a heavy burden on economies struggling to grow and with few extra resources to support the people coming in.
The UNHCR’s annual Global Trends report identifies an ever-growing refugee population, mainly from Syria.
The only real option for tackling the refugee crisis is to address the causes of people’s displacement, this requires adapting development policies to economic reality.
Jordan now has the world’s first solar powered refugee camp.
To capitalize on the opportunities these trends offer, organizations must create a technology approach that works with people and for people.
Arab countries must move to build a sustainable economy, argues Mahmoud Mohieldin.
Associate professor Mohammed Nuruzzaman explores the situation in the region after Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt decided to break off ties with Qatar.
Off-grid options may not be sufficient to meet people’s energy needs. But there is approach that can help fill in the gaps: mini-grids.