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As the School Year Starts, Many Refugees are Shut Out

| 15 Sep 2014

As conflict arcs through a cluster of Arab countries, a whole generation may be sidelined from education.

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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.

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Iraqi Students Seeking Scholarly Homes

David Wheeler | 14 Jun 2014

U.S. universities have not connected with Iraqi students holding scholarships. A few institutions are trying to change that.


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.


In Western Iraq, a University Barely Hangs On

| 11 May 2014

Conflict in Al Anbar province has left some students not knowing when they will have class.

Iraqi Academics Gloomy About Nation’s Elections

| 02 May 2014

Iraqi professors, who have been targets of violence, see little hope the elections will change that.

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A Conversation with the Iraqi Minister of Higher Education

Mohammed Al-Rubaie | 02 May 2014

Iraq’s security problems are not preventing it from establishing new universities and ending “mandatory ignorance,” said the Iraqi higher-education minister.

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