In a prescient paper, published posthumously, the sociologist Faleh Abdul Jabar described the social forces at work in recent Iraqi politics.
Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.
Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.
Some nations have made progress in limiting a practice that disrupts girls’ education. But traditionalists are pushing back.
A documentary highlights the difficulties that refugee scientists face in trying to continue their careers in exile.
A new report looks at what services are needed by the Iraqi youth who have survived the conflict in Mosul or who fled and came back.
The governance of Kurdistan’s many universities and the fate of its minority students are among the issues that are up in the air as the region votes on an independence referendum.
Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.
The DAFI scholarship program administered by the UN Refugee Agency, which provides social and psychological support alongside academic awards, has grown 89 percent since 2015.
A Norwegian project to hold a refugee’s academic history in a single document and to simplify admission to higher education in host countries is catching on.