Which curriculum to follow in their senior year is a big decision for high school students in Jordan. But how freely can they choose amid social attitudes that value science more than literature?
Universities were drivers of last year’s revolution in Sudan. Now students and professors want to free universities from the government’s micro-management.
The report highlights Sudan and says the space to think freely is shrinking in many countries.
Thousands of civil-society organizations sprang up after 2003, during Iraq’s postwar reconstruction. The historian Mehiyar Kathem is exploring how they evolved to represent political interests.
As the protests in Lebanon enter their fifth week, Al-Fanar Media has summarized what leading scholars have to say about them.
Workshops in Iraq help scholars in the social sciences and humanities learn how to write for international, English-language academic journals.
Recently released films give hard-hitting, inside looks into conflicts’ effects on life in Iraq, Gaza, and Aleppo.
Syrian refugee students face obstacles at every level of Lebanese education, and many are dropping out from education altogether.
Protests in Iraq expressing widespread discontent with high unemployment, low living standards and corruption have met with live ammunition.
Professors and administrators scramble to catch up on exams and student registrations that were forcibly postponed by a ministerial decree after demonstrations earlier this year.