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Study Blames Mismanagement for Water Crisis in Southern Iraq

Amr EL-Tohamy | 08 Sep 2021

Government neglect of infrastructure has led to a water crisis in Basra and southern Iraq, says a new study by the London School of Economics’ Middle East Centre.

Architecture Arts & Culture Conflict Liberal Arts

Modernist Design for Rebuilding Mosul’s Historic Mosque Draws Outcry

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 31 Aug 2021

Winners of a competition organized by Unesco say plans are on track to rebuild the Al-Nuri Mosque, destroyed in the war against the Islamic State.

Accreditation Soapbox

Al-Fanar Media Updates The Arab World’s First Database of Internationally Accredited Universities

Nasser Zawk | 24 Aug 2021

Al-Fanar Media has updated its database of internationally accredited universities and academic programs in the Arab world. This searchable tool now lists nearly 750 programs and institutions.

Accreditation Data & Surveys Employment Faculty Students Study Abroad

International Accreditation Is a Factor in Many Arab Students’ University Choices

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 24 Aug 2021

When it comes to deciding where to enroll, many students say international accreditation matters, an informal poll by Al-Fanar Media found.

Conflict Refugees Scholarships Students

Iraq Joins Nations Issuing Qualifications Passports for Refugee Students

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 17 Aug 2021

The United Nations initiative aims to make it easier for refugees to get their academic credentials recognized in host countries.

Libraries Literature & Translation Profiles Publishing

Alia Muhammad Baqer, Savior of Basra Library’s Books, Dies at 69

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 16 Aug 2021

As Basra’s chief librarian, Alia Muhammed Baqer rescued 30,000 books and manuscripts from being lost as British forces occupied the city in 2003.

Conflict Curriculum Faculty Health & Medicine Profiles

Ghassan Abu-Sittah: A War-Zone Surgeon Sets Up a Curriculum for Conflict Medicine

Amr EL-Tohamy | 26 Jul 2021

Two Arab universities make conflict medicine part of basic medical education, using a curriculum devised by the surgeon Ghassan Abu-Sittah.

Administration Health & Medicine Science Students Teaching

Fear and Anger Follow a Deadly Fire at an Iraqi Teaching Hospital

Amr EL-Tohamy | 16 Jul 2021

The fire at a hospital in Nasiriyah, Iraq, highlighted inadequate and unsafe conditions in Iraq’s medical training system.

Soapbox Students

“Mishwar Taleb”: A Contest for Arab University Students

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 22 Jun 2021

To celebrate the re-launch, Al-Fanar Media announces “Mishwar Taleb” (a student’s journey), a storytelling contest for Arab students around the world.

Scholarships Soapbox Students Study Abroad

Al-Fanar Media Relaunches Its Scholarships Database for Arab Students

Nasser Zawk | 21 Jun 2021

The searchable Scholarships resource saves students’ time by listing only verified scholarship opportunities, with details on how to apply.




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