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Introducing For Science: A new source of all things science for the Arabic world

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Scientific American launches For Science (Lel Elm), a new freely accessible online version ofScientific American for the Arabic-speaking world, featuring the latest science news and features of both global and regional significance. The site will provide authoritative insights into and news of the latest developments from the worlds of science, technology and biomedicine, as …

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Islam and Higher Education

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Ilm (knowledge) is a frequently recurring word in the Quran, which shows its significance in the Islamic scheme of things. Its variants are also abundantly found in the holy Book. That knowledge is an absolute value in Islam is clear from the very first Quranic revelation being about it. Read …

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How Indonesians Can Be More Skillful

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Indonesia’s economy is maturing at a fast pace but a stable economy alone cannot ensure prosperity and eradication of unemployment. Recent statistics show that there is a mounting skills gap among the country’s labor force. For example, most Indonesians who hold managerial posts have overseas degrees, while local degree holders …

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High-tech innovation ‘can boost Saudi competitiveness’

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Saudi Arabia has been implementing multiple reforms over the last several years to enhance competitiveness, according to the Kingdom’s economists and market analysts. “In the past five years more than 40 competitiveness reforms have been implemented. As a testament to Saudi Arabia’s competitive environment, the World Bank’s Ease of Doing …

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