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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مقالات وقصص أخرى

Franz Kafka: Meet the Islamic State

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 09 Nov 2014

University students living under Islamic State rule have to get through bureaucratic minefields and military scrutiny to get their degrees.

Academic Freedom Conflict Extremism Human Rights Students

What Education Is Like Under the Islamic State

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 14 Sep 2014

As the Islamic State tightens its grip on Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, it is revealing its approach to teaching and the curriculum.


Islamic State Advance in Iraq Closes Eight Universities

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 22 Aug 2014

The advance of Islamic militants in northern Iraq ended the year early for many students and professors, and now they are academic refugees.


Iraqi Private Schools Grow While Public Schools Crumble

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 12 Aug 2014

Hundreds of private schools are opening up each year in Iraq, while public schools are deteriorating.


Iraqi Cheating Scandal Triggered by Militia Visits

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 30 Jul 2014

Armed fighters showed up at testing centers offering the answers to questions. Some administrators chased them off. Some didn’t.


Why I Left the “Dream Profession”

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 14 May 2014

A story of how Arab universities steered a man away from his true passions, until he seized control.


Attack at Iraqi University Kills 5

Gilgamesh Nabeel, John Dyer | 24 Apr 2014

A Shiite university appears to have been caught up in the conflict between an Al Qaeda-sponsored group and Shiite militias.

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