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.
Fourteen Arab groups organized an online event to help explain evolution, but the event appears to have been a cyber-attack victim.
Since the fall of Mosul, Iraq, the unidentified writer behind a respected blog has been shedding light on life under Islamic State rule.
An Iraqi scholar says that tolerance and minority rights are an essential part of keeping societies strong.
Iraqi medical schools suffer from a shortage of qualified professors, a lack of cadavers, and a focus on theory instead of practice.
University protests can’t stop antiquities destruction and looting in Iraq as archaeologists struggle to assess the damage from afar.
Iraqi students complain that conservative administrators are interfering with their dress, curricula and even their recreation.
Facebook was the author’s platform to bring Iraqi art, culture, and history to the world. Now he has lost years of work.
The quality of instruction in the fine arts is sliding downwards in Iraq, with many artists, art professors, and art buyers having fled the country.
Students and professors at the University of Mosul, in Iraq, are discovering the Islamic State’s higher-education philosophy.
University students living under Islamic State rule have to get through bureaucratic minefields and military scrutiny to get their degrees.