Anxiety and Depression Often Shadow Arab Youth

Benjamin Plackett / 23 Feb 2018 / News

Mental health is a significant problem across the Middle East, experts say, but treatment and support often are not easy to find.

The Arab World Turns to Its People for Solutions

Eman Kamel / 12 Feb 2018 / News

New platforms seek to democratize problem-solving by tapping the wisdom of the crowd.

Start-Ups Trying to Improve Lives Get a Boost From the U.N.

Jacob Wirtschafter / 30 Jan 2018 / News

Young technology companies in Turkey and the West Bank are among six firms that recently won grants from Unicef’s Innovation Fund.

The Complete Writings of a Revolutionary

Edward Fox / 02 Nov 2017 / News

Art and politics are inseparable in the works of Ghassan Kanafani, now collected in a definitive new edition.

A Regional Survey: How Arab Countries Regulate Quality in Higher Education

Rasha Faek / 12 Sep 2017 / News

An Al-Fanar Media survey of the quality assurance for higher education in 16 Arab countries found heavy regulation of the licensing of higher-education institutions but little in the way of follow up to monitor quality.

In Malnutrition’s Aftermath, Researchers See a Hidden Crisis—Education

Benjamin Plackett / 05 Sep 2017 / News

Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.

The Palestinian Museum Hosts Its First Exhibit

Asma' Jawabreh / 31 Aug 2017 / News

Forty-eight artists contributed to an inaugural exhibit that looks at Palestinians’ aspirations through the lens of Jerusalem.

New “Education Passport” Tested in Greece

Nikolia Apostolou / 21 Jul 2017 / News

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.

Vocational Education: A Neglected Solution in Gaza

Mohammed Othman / 20 Jun 2017 / News

Despite the opportunities that vocational education can provide to support Gaza’s deteriorating economy, many challenges still hinder it.

Palestinian University Graduates Face Harsh Futures

Asma' Jawabreh / 02 Jun 2017 / News

To a greater extent than in any other Arab country, those who graduate from universities in Palestine struggle in the job market.