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A Virtual Gallery Keeps Culture Alive in Crisis-Hit Lebanon

Samar Kadi | 23 Apr 2021

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.

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Scholars Fleeing War-Torn Middle East Find Safety in U.K. Universities

Olivia Cuthbert | 17 Mar 2021

The British-based charity Cara originally helped academics flee Nazi Germany. Now it helps scholars escape war zones like Syria and Yemen.

Arts & Culture Conflict Human Rights Politics

‘Open Gaza’ Seeks to Reconnect Gaza Through Architecture and Imagination

M. Lynx Qualey | 05 Mar 2021

A book and a project, Open Gaza brings together experts from many disciplines to envision a better future for occupied populations everywhere.

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Attacks on Yemeni Higher Education Highlighted in ‘Free to Think’ Report

Burton Bollag | 20 Nov 2020

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.

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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.

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Gaza’s University Students Drop Out at an Accelerating Rate Due to the Pandemic

Asma' Jawabreh | 05 Oct 2020

The intensifying Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip and the lockdowns due to Covid-19 are driving impoverished, discouraged students to abandon higher education.

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.




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