As crises escalate, so does the number of displaced scientists. But a precise overall count is elusive.
Works by two artists from the Middle East, recently shown in New York, reflect on the effects of conquest, past and present.
Arab participation in research is high compared to the rest of the world, but that rate masks difficulties women face in some countries and in male-dominated disciplines.
A reporter’s book about a group of refugee children from a variety of backgrounds shows how a good school, and a good teacher, can help.
In a prescient paper, published posthumously, the sociologist Faleh Abdul Jabar described the social forces at work in recent Iraqi politics.
Scholars compared the New York Times’s removal of documents to past thefts of artifacts by archaeologists and armies.
Using case studies from around the world, a new book highlights the contributions of higher education to post-conflict recovery efforts.
Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.
Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.
Some nations have made progress in limiting a practice that disrupts girls’ education. But traditionalists are pushing back.