Bakhtiyar Ali rejects political solutions. Instead, his books pose questions about human responsibility in the face of conflict and corruption.
Protests in Iraq expressing widespread discontent with high unemployment, low living standards and corruption have met with live ammunition.
Students may not realize the toll that anxiety over studying is taking on their bodies. Fortunately, that pressure can be managed and mitigated.
Researchers are taking a closer look at rivers and lakes that supply drinking water to cities in northern Iraq. They worry that heavy metal concentrations may pose health hazards.
Hayv Kahraman brings a unique perspective to representations of, and assumptions about, women like herself in a post–9/11 world.
Many of the countries facing the highest levels of water stress are located in the Middle East and North Africa, a research group’s latest analysis shows.
Projects meant to enrich Baghdad as a capital of Arab culture were left unfinished or never even started, a journalist’s investigation found.
Data analysis by Al-Fanar Media has found that two of the highest research producers in the Arab world—Egypt and Saudi Arabia—also have some of the highest rates of retracted articles, which are often related to scientific misconduct.
A UNESCO policy paper calls on schools and teachers to detect and treat the mental-health problems of refugee pupils. Many of the recommendations are relevant to universities.
A prominent environmental scientist has relentlessly published and campaigned about the health and environmental effects of depleted uranium used for military purposes in Iraq.