Syrian Academics Get Secure Jobs in Turkey

Sabah Hamamou / 07 Mar 2017 / News

Turkish universities in border regions are giving more secure jobs to Syrians academics who can teach refugee students in Arabic.

Little Hope of Jobs for Syrians in Lebanon and Jordan

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / News

With their ability to work severely restricted by their two closest Arab neighbors, many Syrian youth don’t see the point in education.

Turkey Sends Mixed Signals to Syrian Job Seekers

Rasha Faek / 25 Feb 2017 / News

Although it has accepted more Syrian refugees than any other country, Turkey’s labor market is closed to many of them.

Iraqi Universities Focus on Teaching English

Michelle Grajek / 25 Jan 2017 / News

Two new English-language teaching centers open in Iraq, to meet demand from Iraqi employers.

Young Arabs Don’t Want to Emigrate, New Study Says

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 14 Dec 2016 / News

Young Arabs face countless difficulties in trying to build a future, but contrary to many other reports a new study says most of them do not want to leave their countries.

A Surprising Libyan Success Story—Cake

Edward Fox / 25 Nov 2016 / News

A female entrepreneur spotted a gap in the food market, and found a way to fill it, despite civil war. Can her success be repeated?

UAE Handbook Seeks to Predict Future Labor Needs

Edward Fox / 09 Oct 2016 / News

A 600-page occupational-outlook handbook undergoing a revision seeks to answer a common question: What jobs will be most needed in the future?

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.

Strict Tunisian Drug Laws Put Students in Jail

Ibtissem Jamel / 16 Mar 2016 / News

Tunisian law is tough on illegal drugs, leaving many young people in prison when they would rather be on university campuses.