Fact Sheet: Are Arab Citizens Satisfied With The Education System?

Fact Sheet: Are Arab Citizens Satisfied With The Education System?

Background In the fifth and latest wave of the Arab Barometer, we asked over 25,000 citizens throughout the Middle East and North Africa to evaluate their satisfaction level with the education system in their country, and to report on their perception of corruption — in particular, the perceived need to pay a bribe to access better educational services. The following…

Does Iran pose greater threat to the region than Israel? Here is what Arab citizens think

Does Iran pose greater threat to the region than Israel? Here is what Arab citizens think

In the largest survey of its kind ever conducted in the region, the Arab Barometer asked ordinary citizens about their views toward both Iran and Israel. The results reveal that Israel is significantly more widely feared than Iran across the region and that few Arab citizens prefer closer relations between Arab countries and Israel. Overall, in three-quarters of countries surveyed,…

تزايد التصورات بشأن الفساد في البلدان العربية

تزايد التصورات بشأن الفساد في البلدان العربية

ثمة شكوى مشتركة تضرب بجذور عميقة في الشعارات التي تتردد خلال الاحتجاجات الأخيرة في جميع أنحاء العالم، ولا سيما العالم العربي، ألا وهي الفساد.  لقد احتشدت الجماهير العربية للتنديد بالمخالفات التي تتفشى في الهياكل السياسية والاقتصادية، والتي تتجلى في النهاية في مظاهر تعطِل الحياة اليومية، مثل أزمة القمامة في لبنان، ودعم الخبز والوقود في السودان، أو نقص فرص العمل والخدمات…

Who Desires to Migrate from MENA?

Who Desires to Migrate from MENA?

Desire to Migrate Increasing Among MENA Citizens. MENA Citizens have an increased desire to migrate, which can be attributed to increasing political and economic instability throughout the MENA region following the Arab Spring. The Syrian Civil War, the Libyan Revolution, the emergence of ISIS, the civil war in Yemen, lack of economic opportunities for youth have all created increased stability…