New 'Arabic language' wiki, subject page at World University and School -
with a video with Hillary Rodham Clinton (outgoing Secretary of State)
introducing from the Ben Franklin Room a new Open Books' project, focusing on educational resources in the Arabic language, and vis-a-vis the Arab League,
The initiative will:
and a New York Times' piece by Tom Friedman, "Revolution Hits the Universities," -
also emphasizing education and the Arabic language.
In conjunction with developing Creative Commons' licensed, MIT-OCW World University and School for online university (and I.B.) degrees in English, WUaS plans to begin developing in United Nations' languages, first, including Arabic.
Some relevant, beginning WUaS links:
Arabic language: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Arabic_language
Middle East: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Middle_East
United Arab Emirates: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/United_Arab_Emirates
United Nations: http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/United_Nations