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Iraq

Conflict Students Study Abroad

Arab Students Tell of Arduous Journeys to Flee the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Amr EL-Tohamy, Gilgamesh Nabeel | 06 Mar 2022

Travel across Ukraine to safety in Poland was complicated by exorbitant costs and crowded crossings, but Arab students are grateful for acts of kindness they met along the way.

Conflict Health & Medicine Mental Health Students

Iraqi Universities’ Psychological Support Units Struggle to Meet Needs

Amr EL-Tohamy | 24 Feb 2022

Psychological support and counseling units at Iraqi universities suffer from a shortage of qualified providers and inadequate facilities.

Conflict Internationalization Politics Students Study Abroad

Arab Students in Ukraine Warily Watch as Tensions Mount

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 23 Feb 2022

Thousands of Arabs are amongst the 80,000 foreign students in the country.

Faculty Quality Control Research Teaching

European-Kurdish Cooperation in University Reform Is Seen as a Model for Iraq

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 21 Feb 2022

APPRAIS, a three-year European-Kurdish capacity-building programme, is designed to help Iraqi Kurdish universities modernise and improve their governance, and aims to promote academic exchanges.

Arts & Culture Conflict Liberal Arts Technology & Online Learning

Iraqi Artists Use Modern Technology to Change Views of Heritage Sites

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 04 Feb 2022

In “Co-Existent Ruins”, on view in London, Iraqi artists seek to bring about a new visual understanding of their Mesopotamian heritage.

Inequality Internet Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Inequality in Internet Access Is Greatest in MENA Region, Report Says

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 03 Feb 2022

The Woodrow Wilson Center urges Arab governments to bridge digital divide between men and women.

Conflict Politics Schools

Decision to End Third-Chance Exams Creates Confusion in Iraqi Schools

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 01 Feb 2022

Originally introduced as an emergency measure to help students in conflict zones, the practice lowers academic standards, critics say.

Coronavirus Finances Inequality Schools Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Covid-19 School Closures Could Cost $17 Trillion in Lost Earnings, Report Says

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 04 Jan 2022

Students hit by Covid-19 school closures face $17 trillion loss in lifetime earnings, says a new report from the World Bank, Unesco and Unicef.

Faculty Gender Policy Research

Iraqi Women Academics Form Network to Overcome Challenges

Amr EL-Tohamy | 29 Dec 2021

The Iraqi Women Academics Network helps female scholars in Iraq and abroad deal with challenges they face due to gender and politics.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing

Baghdad’s Historic Book Street Reopens, Raising City’s Hopes

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 28 Dec 2021

In the latest sign of a cultural revival in Baghdad after decades of conflict, the city recently celebrated the reopening of its historic book street.




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