Five Years After the Arab Spring, Report Warns of New Uprising

Edward Fox / 11 Dec 2016 / News

With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.

Refugee Youth Traumatized by War: Overwhelmed, Understudied

Benjamin Plackett / 11 Dec 2016 / News

Research with refugee children is scarce, but what research there is shows a strong need for early intervention, and a risk of perpetuating a cycle of violence.

New Report Strikes an Optimistic Note on Arab Education

Wagdy Sawahel / 11 Nov 2016 / News

The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.

Awaiting Asylum in France, Iraqi Student’s Doctoral Plans Are On Hold

Aida Alami / 22 Jul 2016 / News

Language barriers, financial struggles and long waits for asylum applications translate into frustrating limbo.

Displaced Iraqi Students Struggle to Continue their Studies

Abd Al Rasheed Al Salih / 21 Jul 2016 / News

Amid violence and military operations, students and universities in Iraq look for ways to carry on.

Profiles of the Displaced: Iraqi Doctor in Jordan

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 29 Jun 2016 / News

Graduates forced to leave war-torn countries find delays and frustration in their path to jobs.

Iraqi Career Centers Try to Steer Students to Jobs

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 31 May 2016 / News

With job opportunities shrinking, campus-based career centers are helping graduates’ to get the employment that does exist.

Study Explores the Deep Frustrations of Arab Youth

Rasha Faek / 25 Apr 2016 / News

A new study found the refugee crisis isn’t just hurting young refugees—it is pushing an entire generation of Arab youth toward hopelessness.

Zaha Hadid: Architect and Mentor

Paul Ames / 04 Apr 2016 / News

The appreciation that has flowed for the Baghdad-born architect and her buildings has often neglected the time that she has spent teaching.

Czech Scholars Chart the Destruction of Mosul Heritage

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 15 Mar 2016 / News

Using techniques as varied as satellite imagery and social media, a group of Czech scholars is documenting the lost heritage of the Iraqi city.