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An Iraqi Artist Explores the Spiritual Echoes of Migration

Heba Elkayal | 10 May 2019

Through animation and painting, Sadik Kwaish Alfraji confronts the human condition of having to leave one’s home and settle elsewhere.

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University Students in Egypt Help Protect the Nile

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 09 May 2019

A civil-society project trains student volunteers to help build environmental awareness and participate in conservation efforts.

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Mona Jebril, a Palestinian, Looks at ‘Hidden Injuries’ That Limit Education

Edward Fox | 07 May 2019

A scholar who left Gaza to study in the United Kingdom writes and speaks about improving education in her homeland, and the restrictions on it.

Conflict Curriculum Politics

Peace Engineering, a Budding New Discipline, May Spread to the Middle East

Benjamin Plackett | 06 May 2019

The emerging field encourages engineers to think about how technology and plans for rebuilding cities could contribute to—or hinder—peace and social cohesion.

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Politics

The Artist Kader Attia Mocks Colonial History, then Heals Its Effects

Heba Elkayal | 03 May 2019

The French-Algerian artist explores the way Western countries collected art, nature and artifacts from colonized countries, then tries to repair some of the damage done by such collections.

Development Research Science Technology & Online Learning

Egypt Turns Its Scientific Attention to Space

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 29 Apr 2019

A series of government and university efforts, including the launch of a new satellite, are signs of the country’s redoubled effort to take advantage of space technology.

Data & Surveys Gender Health & Medicine Research

Researcher in Oman: Why Do So Many Postmenopausal Women Die of Heart Disease?

Benjamin Plackett | 26 Apr 2019

Women are much more likely to die of heart disease after menopause. A researcher in Oman wants to help find out the reason.

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Refugee Education: Often-Discussed Problems Find Few Quick Solutions

Rasha Faek | 25 Apr 2019

International donors are still looking for ways to better support Syrian refugee education and employment amid a lack of opportunities for returning safely to their country.

Arts & Culture Conflict Refugees Research

Aerial Archaeology Offers New Insights Into Ancient Sites

Edward Fox | 24 Apr 2019

An Oxford-based project collects aerial and satellite photographs of historically important sites across the Middle East and North Africa.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts

An Adroit Artist Expresses the Breadth of Female Power and Beauty

Heba Elkayal | 19 Apr 2019

A retrospective of works by Mohammad El Rawas melds lifelong themes with big political questions and allusions to the power of female forms.




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