Art Design Lebanon, a digital platform and pop-up gallery, carries forward a project envisioned by a young artist before her death in the Beirut port explosion.
The British-based charity Cara originally helped academics flee Nazi Germany. Now it helps scholars escape war zones like Syria and Yemen.
A book and a project, Open Gaza brings together experts from many disciplines to envision a better future for occupied populations everywhere.
The annual report documenting attacks on higher education and the freedom of academics details the toll the civil war in Yemen has taken on universities.
Fresh Syrian medical school graduates learning their profession in hospitals and starting public health initiatives are at high risk of coronavirus infections.
The intensifying Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip and the lockdowns due to Covid-19 are driving impoverished, discouraged students to abandon higher education.
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.
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.
As Lebanon’s economic plight worsens, some universities are cutting faculty and staff positions. Some professors are raising concerns about the future of education.
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.