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Iraq

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

Iraqi Artist Afifa Aleiby Fulfills a Life-Long Dream to Exhibit in Cairo

Sayyid Mahmoud | 11 Nov 2021

Born in Iraq, the artist Afifa Aleiby trained in Baghdad, Moscow and Italy. Bringing her art to Cairo, she says, represents “a great song of joy.”

Administration Faculty Gender Profiles Refugees Students

Aree Abdulqader Strives to Take Duhok Polytechnic University ‘to a Global Level’

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 28 Oct 2021

Building the staff, supporting refugees, and improving graduates’ employment rates are priorities for Aree Abdulqader, the first female university president in Duhok.

Architecture Development Faculty Literature & Translation Publishing Students Terrorism

University of Mosul Rebuilds a Campus Razed by War

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 19 Oct 2021

Iraq’s second-largest university is shaking off the vestiges of war. Its publishing house will reopen soon, and other major projects are nearing completion.

Development Policy Research Science

Study Blames Mismanagement for Water Crisis in Southern Iraq

Amr EL-Tohamy | 08 Sep 2021

Government neglect of infrastructure has led to a water crisis in Basra and southern Iraq, says a new study by the London School of Economics’ Middle East Centre.

Architecture Arts & Culture Conflict Liberal Arts

Modernist Design for Rebuilding Mosul’s Historic Mosque Draws Outcry

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 31 Aug 2021

Winners of a competition organized by Unesco say plans are on track to rebuild the Al-Nuri Mosque, destroyed in the war against the Islamic State.

Accreditation Soapbox

Al-Fanar Media Updates The Arab World’s First Database of Internationally Accredited Universities

Nasser Zawk | 24 Aug 2021

Al-Fanar Media has updated its database of internationally accredited universities and academic programs in the Arab world. This searchable tool now lists nearly 750 programs and institutions.

Accreditation Data & Surveys Employment Faculty Students Study Abroad

International Accreditation Is a Factor in Many Arab Students’ University Choices

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 24 Aug 2021

When it comes to deciding where to enroll, many students say international accreditation matters, an informal poll by Al-Fanar Media found.

Conflict Refugees Scholarships Students

Iraq Joins Nations Issuing Qualifications Passports for Refugee Students

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 17 Aug 2021

The United Nations initiative aims to make it easier for refugees to get their academic credentials recognized in host countries.

Libraries Literature & Translation Profiles Publishing

Alia Muhammad Baqer, Savior of Basra Library’s Books, Dies at 69

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 16 Aug 2021

As Basra’s chief librarian, Alia Muhammed Baqer rescued 30,000 books and manuscripts from being lost as British forces occupied the city in 2003.

Conflict Curriculum Faculty Health & Medicine Profiles

Ghassan Abu-Sittah: A War-Zone Surgeon Sets Up a Curriculum for Conflict Medicine

Amr EL-Tohamy | 26 Jul 2021

Two Arab universities make conflict medicine part of basic medical education, using a curriculum devised by the surgeon Ghassan Abu-Sittah.




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