In Egypt, Genetic Crop Modification Is On Hold

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 14 Dec 2017 / News

The efforts of genetic engineering researchers to increase wheat productivity face many challenges, most notably the lack of laws supporting the application of their research.

A Haven No More: The Closing of Aassoun Tower

Edward Fox / 11 Dec 2017 / News

For 40 Syrian refugee families, the unfinished building had been an oasis of stability amid crisis. They were evicted last month.

Report Shows Arab World’s Differing Opinions on Freedom of Expression

Benjamin Plackett / 08 Dec 2017 / News

Freedom of speech is diminishing globally and Arab countries are leading this trend. But their citizens disagree as to whether fading freedom is a problem.

In a Refugee Camp, Classrooms Open Up to Somali Girls

Tonny Onyulo / 05 Dec 2017 / News

Displaced from their homeland, the girls are taking advantage of an opportunity to break with tradition and go to school.

Pakistan-Educated Afghans: Refugees in Their Own Home

Valerie Plesch / 04 Dec 2017 / News

Raised by exile families in Pakistan, many young Afghans face hardships as they try to build lives in Afghanistan.

Somalis Leaving Kenya Face Educational Roadblocks

Tonny Onyulo / 03 Dec 2017 / News

Young Somalis who have had to leave a refugee camp in Kenya to return home under controversial circumstances are not able to continue their education.

Helping Libyan Professors Become Better Teachers

Edward Fox / 29 Nov 2017 / News

A program at the University of Southampton trains faculty members at the University of Tripoli in new approaches to teaching.

A Team Effort to Combat Domestic Violence

Edward Fox / 28 Nov 2017 / News

In Lebanon, a university and a police force collaborate on a training program to improve the police response to domestic violence.

The Dutch Learn to Welcome Refugee Students

Gordon Darroch / 22 Nov 2017 / News

A program in the Netherlands builds bonds between native students and newcomers, and hopes to lower the refugees’ dropout rate.

Germany Sees Mixed Results in Refugee Education

Austin Davis / 19 Nov 2017 / News

The nation has been the leading destination for refugees in Europe, but lacks a central plan for educating them.