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Syria

Gender Human Rights Refugees

Missing Students: The Stories of 3 Child Brides

Jabeen Bhatti, Rasha Faek, Riham Alkousaa | 28 Oct 2020

Millions of girls in the Arab world end up as child brides: Some are forced to marry by their parents, for money or protection or due to cultural expectations; others want to escape poverty or an abusive home. All of them regret leaving school.

Conflict Coronavirus Health & Medicine Refugees Students

Young Damascus Doctors Are on the Pandemic’s Front Lines in Hospitals and Patients’ Homes

Riham Alkousaa | 22 Oct 2020

Fresh Syrian medical school graduates learning their profession in hospitals and starting public health initiatives are at high risk of coronavirus infections.

Arts & Culture Human Rights Inequality

Scholars Confront a Silence About Blackness in Middle East Studies

M. Lynx Qualey | 25 Sep 2020

In a digital conversation, a panel of professors and students challenged the persistent notion that race is “somehow beyond the scope” of Middle East studies.

Administration Coronavirus Health & Medicine Students

‘Life Must Go On’: Syria’s Universities and Schools Prepare to Reopen

Riham Alkousaa | 08 Sep 2020

With Syria apparently experiencing many more cases of Covid-19 than the government publicly acknowledges, parents and students are wary about the scheduled openings of universities and schools.

Conflict Coronavirus Human Rights Language Students Study Abroad

Syrian Students’ Dreams of Studying Abroad Hit New Roadblocks

Riham Alkousaa | 03 Sep 2020

Syrian students have been traveling to Beirut for interviews and tests. That complicated and costly process has gotten tougher with coronavirus lockdowns and new U.S. sanctions in place.

Academic Freedom Conflict Data & Surveys Violence

Middle East Suffers Largest Share of Attacks on Higher Education

Burton Bollag | 16 Jul 2020

Two-thirds of all attacks on campuses and university buildings worldwide over the past five years took place in the Middle East, says a new report on attacks on education.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Employment Refugees Schools

As Refugees’ Plight Worsens, School Becomes a Luxury

Jabeen Bhatti | 14 Jul 2020

Covid-19 has made jobs for refugees in Lebanon, Jordan and other Arab countries even scarcer than before. That’s likely to increase child labor and make schooling a luxury, researchers say.

Administration Coronavirus Health & Medicine Students Testing

Arab Universities Begin Reopening After Covid-19 Closures

Burton Bollag | 02 Jul 2020

Officials in several countries called the openings tentative and said they could be reversed if the number of infections rises.

Book Review Literature & Translation Publishing

Thrills and Fantasies: Lighter Reading for a Summer of Disruption

M. Lynx Qualey | 26 Jun 2020

Here’s a recommended reading list of lighter works to take your mind off Covid-19. Many are inspired by the broad sweep of history across the Middle East and North Africa.

Coronavirus Employment Students Technology & Online Learning Vocational Education

An Online Conference Focuses on Overcoming a Difficult Time for Education and Jobs

Nasser Zawk | 24 Jun 2020

The conference brought together educators, students, entrepreneurs and advocacy groups to discuss how to support young people in the Middle East and other areas.




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