Street fighting in Beirut terrified schoolchildren and city residents, and put further strain on a school system already near collapse.
Studies show a high rate of suicidal behavior among students at Gaza’s universities, where mental health services remain scarce despite efforts to improve them.
Harsh realities make it difficult for arts students inside Syria to continue their studies. A scholarship program is helping some.
Academics support the initiative launched from an Israeli prison by the Palestinian parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar.
The second edition of Ettijahat’s MINA arts festival is taking place in three countries, with four films on view in Cairo.
After five years of unpaid work, university professors in Yemen’s rebel-held north threaten to go on strike.
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.
The United Nations initiative aims to make it easier for refugees to get their academic credentials recognized in host countries.
A new dollar peg for tuition at the American University of Beirut and the Lebanese American University made the cost of study too expensive for many students.