Professors at Lebanese University have been on strike for almost two months, saying it is their only possible political weapon to wring much-needed resources from the government.
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Experts acknowledge the “noble intentions” of the privately owned Nabu Museum north of Beirut, but a debate also simmers over items in its collection that came from Iraq.
The latest edition of an annual academic study shows an increase in the support for the freedom of expression online as long as people don’t criticize their governments.
The Venice Biennale displays the strengths of Arab artists working today and some of the political pitfalls that can await them.
International donors are still looking for ways to better support Syrian refugee education and employment amid a lack of opportunities for returning safely to their country.
A retrospective of works by Mohammad El Rawas melds lifelong themes with big political questions and allusions to the power of female forms.
Anorexia and other eating disorders in the Middle East need more academic study, medical and media attention, experts say.
Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.
The middle years of education are the key obstacle for Syrian and Palestinian youth in Jordan and Lebanon, with the majority of them never making it to graduation or university, a new report says.