Human Rights Inequality Refugees Schools

Few Refugees in Jordan and Lebanon Get Into Secondary Education

David Wheeler | 02 Apr 2019

The middle years of education are the key obstacle for Syrian and Palestinian youth in Jordan and Lebanon, with the majority of them never making it to graduation or university, a new report says.

Human Rights Politics Students Terrorism

Academics Condemn Israeli Arrests of Palestinian Students

Edward Fox | 19 Feb 2019

The Middle East Studies Association has joined other critics in denouncing recent Israeli actions against student leaders at Birzeit University and other institutions.

Language Literature & Translation Research

An Online Arabic Dictionary Makes Its Debut

Edward Fox | 28 Nov 2018

A tool created at Birzeit University will take machine translation of Arabic to a higher level.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Students

Academic Freedom Project Highlights Arab, Turkish Cases

Edward Fox | 23 Oct 2018

Situations in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey and Israel are highlighted in a new global report that documents attacks on higher education, including violence and restrictions on sharing ideas.

Arts & Culture Politics Profiles

An Art Exhibition Without Art

Heba Elkayal | 19 Oct 2018

The curators of Past Disquiet, recently shown in Beirut, revisit a landmark 1978 exhibition held in solidarity with the Palestinian cause.

Data & Surveys Development Politics

Arab Citizens Are Disenchanted with Politics

Benjamin Plackett | 16 Oct 2018

Analysis of detailed 2016 survey data indicates a lack of interest among residents of Arab countries in civic engagement.

Conflict Curriculum Politics

‘Reconciliation Studies’ Seeks Inroads In Arab Region

Edward Fox | 14 Sep 2018

An international academic alliance is developing programs in conflict-resolution studies at universities in the Middle East and North Africa.

Finances Refugees Schools Students

U.N. Scrambles to Keep Schools for Palestinians Open

Asma' Jawabreh | 17 Aug 2018

The agency serving Palestinian refugees across the Middle East is coping with a shortfall of funds after cuts in U.S. aid.

Arts & Culture Refugees

An Artist Shapes Sculpture From Refugee-Camp Cast-offs

Heba Elkayal | 20 Jul 2018

Born in a Palestinian camp in Beirut, Abdul Rahman Katanani recycles materials commonly found in refugee settlements to make artistic statements about the human spirit.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

How Arab Artists Imagine the Future

Austin Davis | 18 Jun 2018

A forum highlighted the visions of contemporary Arab writers and other artists, as well as the views of earlier generations.




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