Protests in Iraq expressing widespread discontent with high unemployment, low living standards and corruption have met with live ammunition.
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.
The women and young people who organized seven months of protests that resulted in last week’s power-sharing agreement wonder if their voices will continue to be heard.
A new report that was the combined effort of Cambridge University’s education faculty and exiled Syrian academics recommends outsiders engage more with Syrian academics and universities.
The middle years of education are the key obstacle for Syrian and Palestinian youth in Jordan and Lebanon, with the majority of them never making it to graduation or university, a new report says.
Syrian students who seek advanced degrees have difficulty applying to overseas programs. Inside the country, they question the quality of their education.
A survey of Syrian students seeking advanced degrees found that many have broad personal and civic ambitions. But they face many obstacles.
Participants in a Beirut workshop developed recommendations to improve the access of youth inside Syria to quality higher education.
A symposium at the British museum explored how Arab artists are coping as the room they have for expressing themselves dwindles.