The research is at times conflicting, but experts believe that employment ultimately can help foster social harmony in the right conditions.
Artists among the protesters in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square use murals, graffiti, street theater and music to emphasize the call for Iraqi unity and an end to foreign intervention in their government.
An Italian professor suggests that those living in the Mediterranean region take their natural tendency toward creativity as a philosophy and way of life and invest in it even more.
At a virtual exhibition, museum-goers can experience four of the most famous historical sites in the Middle East.
Students in the new program at the University of Duhok, the first of its kind in a region fraught with conflicts, hope to help build a more inclusive society.
Iraqi students are largely determined to remain on strike despite a new academic calendar issued by the higher-education ministry.
“They’re not as different as we thought,” says one University of Mosul student after participating in a program that brings American and Iraqi students together in video dialogues.
A Syrian student who lives in the largest refugee camp in Iraq attends the nearby University of Duhok, hoping someday to serve her community.
Many children in families that fled Turkey’s incursion into northeastern Syria in October have been out of school for months now. Help for them may still be months away.
A landmark exhibition in New York offers multiple perspectives on how the televised invasions of Kuwait and Iraq affected contemporary art and image culture.