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World Ranking of Universities from Muslim Countries


According to The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 (for 2016-2017), ninety six universities from Muslim countries have been listed among the top 1102 Universities of the world. This is definitely a positive sign towards the need of higher learning in the Islamic World although universities of only 18 Muslim …

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EGYPT: US decision on Jerusalem fuels student unrest


United States President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem – or Al-Quds in Arabic – as the capital of Israel and transfer the American embassy there from Tel Aviv has led to numerous angry protests by students in Egypt’s universities and beyond. Read more>

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AFRICA: Student dress codes – A delicate balancing act


Citing reasons ranging from safety to educational benefits, culture and values, several African universities have adopted dress codes for students or are tightening up on existing codes. However, despite their popularity among administrators, dress codes are being challenged by students who argue they are an affront to their freedom and …

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