Not Oxford or Bologna, but al-Qarawiyyin is the world's first university. Still functioning today in the Moroccan city of Fes, it was a place bursting with knowledge and multiculturalism even as early as the 9th century.
Health workers are resigning and the country's national health system shows signs that it is buckling under pressure from the global pandemic.
The World Health Organization’s suspension of trials due to safety concerns follows endorsements by leaders including US President Donald Trump.
Outlets including Sky News Arabia and Al Arabiya published false stories about the leader and founder of the Ennahda party.
Ibn al-Haytham saw what no other scientist from the Greco-Roman era was able to see for over 1500 years, opening the door to the many scientific feats of today.
Experts argue that the withdrawal of forces could damage Haftar's momentum and discourage his foreign allies from pinning their hopes on him.
A community of nomads were barely touched by the decades of Kashmir conflict, but it all changed this Spring.
The two sides have not fired a bullet since 1975, but small-scale clashes have escalated in recent weeks.
Mosques around the world were closed to worshippers wishing to mark the end of Ramadan. Senegal was one of the few countries to re-open mosques.
Dominic Cummings showed signs of coronavirus infection when he was seen with his wife and family at several different locations hundreds of miles from his home in London.
Libyan warlord Khalifa Haftar assumed that Ankara’s support of the UN-recognised Tripoli government would not stand in his way. That turned out to be a miscalculation.
Cash-strapped governments are leaning toward a new regulatory regime in the wake of pandemic relief efforts.
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