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Teachers’ Strike in Jordan Ends After the Government Agrees to a 35 Percent Raise

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Oct 2019

The rare public-sector walkout drew sympathy from citizens also caught between stagnant wages and rising costs in a debt-burdened economy

Arts & Culture Politics Publishing

A Kurdish Writer Tries to ‘Break the Silence’ Using Philosophy Instead of Politics

Sarah Mills | 10 Oct 2019

Bakhtiyar Ali rejects political solutions. Instead, his books pose questions about human responsibility in the face of conflict and corruption.

Employment Politics Protests Students

In Iraq, Hunger for Jobs Collides With a Government That Can’t Provide Them

David Wheeler | 09 Oct 2019

Protests in Iraq expressing widespread discontent with high unemployment, low living standards and corruption have met with live ammunition.

Conflict Faculty Politics Protests Students

Sudan’s Academic Year Begins—But Only for a Few Universities

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Oct 2019

Public universities have permission to reopen, but security concerns and academic issues are causing delays. Some private universities are holding classes.

Data & Surveys Gender Health & Medicine Research

Female Genital Mutilation Is a Stubborn Problem, but Education Helps

Benjamin Plackett | 07 Oct 2019

New research shows that educating teenage girls about the risks of female genital mutilation changes their opinions to view it less favorably, but experts say that alone won’t work.

Arts & Culture Conflict Gender Terrorism

Exhibition Combines Research and Painting to Portray Modern Slavery’s Survivors

Olivia Cuthbert | 04 Oct 2019

Syrian artist Sara Shamma uses strong color and powerful brushstrokes to portray human traffickers, women who have survived being trafficked, and the emotions swirling inside them.

Admissions Employment Students

Programs Help High School Students Find the Right Academic Path

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 03 Oct 2019

Initiatives in Jordan and Lebanon help high school students find a focus for their university studies that is a good fit for them.

Conflict Democracy Protests Students

In Algeria, the Academic Year Gets Off to a Chaotic Start

Edward Fox, Riad Mazzouzi | 01 Oct 2019

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.

Employment Gender Policy Refugees

Turkey Becomes a Test Case for Including Refugees in Its Economy

David Wheeler | 26 Sep 2019

The country with the largest economy in the Middle East and the most Syrian refugees is seeking to find a place for them in its business landscape.

Data & Surveys Gender Internet

Arab Women Fight Back Against Online Sexual Harassment

Olivia Cuthbert | 25 Sep 2019

Cyberspace has become a place where some men stalk, attack, and seek to humiliate women. Now women, universities, and private organizations are mounting digital campaigns to respond.




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