Report Details Attacks on Education Worldwide

Edward Fox / 10 May 2018 / News

Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.

Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett / 08 May 2018 / News

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.

Syrian Higher Education Faces a Long Recovery

Zina Shahla / 02 May 2018 / News

Professors have fled, students are dropping out or struggling to balance study and jobs, and businesses complain that graduates lack skills.

Help for Syrian Students in Countries Close to Home

Rasha Faek / 01 May 2018 / News

A project of the Mediterranean Universities Union is setting up support units at institutions in Lebanon, Jordan, and Iraq.

Group Seeks ‘Quantum Leap’ in Aid for Refugee Students

Rasha Faek / 30 Apr 2018 / News

An organization based in Portugal that has been helping Syrian students continue their university studies now wants to accelerate those efforts.

Impoverished Syrian Teachers in Turkey

Hossam Al-Jabalawi / 18 Apr 2018 / News

Thousands of Syrian teachers have arrived in Turkey to escape the war. Still, many of them found it difficult to find a job due several obstacles.

Artist Collects Stories From the Hearts of Syrians

Edward Fox / 08 Apr 2018 / News

A project that publishes the true stories of ordinary Syrians in a time of displacement and civil war creates a people’s history.

A New Film Focuses on 4 Arab Researchers’ Lives in Exile

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 06 Mar 2018 / News

A documentary highlights the difficulties that refugee scientists face in trying to continue their careers in exile.

U.S. Group Matches Refugees With Employers

Eric J. Lyman / 01 Mar 2018 / News

Talent Beyond Borders matches talented refugees with jobs and helps them with logistics, like obtaining visas.

A Greek Classic Resurfaces in Syrian Women’s Voices

Austin Davis / 26 Jan 2018 / News

In Berlin, a production of Euripede’s “Iphigenia in Aulis” recasts the hard choices a heroine once made in the stories of nine refugees.