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Conflict Coronavirus Politics Research

Despite Controversy, Emirati-Israeli Research Cooperation Has Kicked Off

Melanie Swan | 20 Sep 2020

The decision to normalize relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel angered many in the Arab region. Still, some see it as an opportunity to support research.

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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.

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University Professors Feel the Pain of Lebanon’s Worsening Crisis

Jana Dhaybi | 28 Jul 2020

As Lebanon’s economic plight worsens, some universities are cutting faculty and staff positions. Some professors are raising concerns about the future of education.

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.

Academic Freedom Conflict Human Rights Politics Violence

Iraqi Researcher’s Assassination Stirs Fears of Renewed Violence Against Academics

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 12 Jul 2020

Husham Al-Hashimi, an expert on ISIS and a critic of foreign-backed militias in Iraq, was gunned down by unknown assassins in a Baghdad street this week.

Arab Spring Conflict Employment Research

A Look at the Evidence: Do Jobs Create Peace?

Benjamin Plackett | 25 Mar 2020

The research is at times conflicting, but experts believe that employment ultimately can help foster social harmony in the right conditions.

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Devastated Middle Eastern Heritage Sites Are Recreated Digitally

Burton Bollag | 12 Feb 2020

At a virtual exhibition, museum-goers can experience four of the most famous historical sites in the Middle East.

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Peace Studies Program Attracts Young Iraqis Eager for Social Change

Olivia Cuthbert | 10 Feb 2020

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.

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Iraqi Government Pressures Protesting Students to Return to the Classroom

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 24 Jan 2020

Iraqi students are largely determined to remain on strike despite a new academic calendar issued by the higher-education ministry.

Conflict Internationalization Politics Students Technology & Online Learning

Students in the U.S. and Iraq Discover Common Ground

Olivia Cuthbert | 20 Jan 2020

“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.




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