Gilgamesh Nabeel

Gilgamesh Nabeel

Gilgamesh is an Iraqi freelance writer and essayist based in Turkey. He writes essays and articles on Middle Eastern politics, education, art, literature and women's rights. He writes for electronic magazines including Al Fanar Media, Hewar Mutamaddin “Civil Talk” and publishes book reviews in Iraqi newspapers. Some of his essays have appeared in USA Today and other American newspapers. He has active pages on Facebook on art, archaeology and global heritage. He carries has a degree from the Kasr Al Ainy school of medicine – Egypt.

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Oxfam Urges Help for Youths Returning to Mosul

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Sarah Wachter / 30 Oct 2017 / News

A new report looks at what services are needed by the Iraqi youth who have survived the conflict in Mosul or who fled and came back.

Referendum on Kurdistan’s Independence Echoes in Education

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Jacob Wirtschafter / 23 Sep 2017 / News

The governance of Kurdistan’s many universities and the fate of its minority students are among the issues that are up in the air as the region votes on an independence referendum.

10 Iraqi Universities Rebuild In Wake of Islamic State

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 04 Jul 2017 / News

As the Iraqi-led coalition takes back territory, liberated universities are trying to serve students again.

An Online Movement Translates Academic Articles Into Arabic

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 09 Jun 2017 / Resources

To meet a need for Arabic versions of publications in science and humanities, volunteers are publishing new translations online.

Rebuilding Mosul’s Library, Book by Book

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 26 May 2017 / News

Thousands of books are donated to rebuild the library of the University of Mosul, in Iraq.

Profiles of the Displaced: Iraqi Doctor in Jordan

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 29 Jun 2016 / News

Graduates forced to leave war-torn countries find delays and frustration in their path to jobs.

Iraqi Career Centers Try to Steer Students to Jobs

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 31 May 2016 / News

With job opportunities shrinking, campus-based career centers are helping graduates’ to get the employment that does exist.

Hope Emerges for Historic Sites in Palmyra

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 12 Apr 2016 / News

An international effort is under way to begin restoration of Syria’s “Bride of the Desert”.

Czech Scholars Chart the Destruction of Mosul Heritage

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 15 Mar 2016 / News

Using techniques as varied as satellite imagery and social media, a group of Czech scholars is documenting the lost heritage of the Iraqi city.

Online Event About Evolution for Arabic Readers is Shut Down

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 10 Dec 2015 / News

Fourteen Arab groups organized an online event to help explain evolution, but the event appears to have been a cyber-attack victim.